How Grundfos Pumps Contribute To Global Sustatinability

Steffy

Grundfos is on our planets side. According to an article in ContractorMag, Mads Nipper, President and CEO, has a list of ways that Grundofs is trying their best to benefit people and global sustainability simultaneously. Here's some examples:   - Grundfos pioneers technologies to impr…

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Backflow Preventer’s & Why The Water Company Plays For Keeps.

Eli

The Safe Water and Drinking Act, passed by Congress, requires backflow prevention. When the water company gives us water, they play for keeps. They don't want that water back... like, ever. The facility owner is responsible for protecting the water outside of their facility (containment) as well a…

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Why Billionaire Michael Bloomberg Tells Youth to Become a Plumber

Steffy

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg suggests high school students skip college, and become a plumber instead.   Bloomberg's reasons, which he shared at the annual meeting of Wall Street trade group SIFMA, and in an article on CNN Money, were:   Being a plumber is a great job bec…

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RIDGID awards PHCC scholarships for plumbing, heating apprentice programs

Steffy

Does receiving $1,000 in tuition + $1,500 in RIGID tools sound like a scene from a really good dream? It happened... and to four lucky plumbing-heating and cooling apprentices.   Tool manufacturer RIGID awarded these four scholarships through the Educational Foundation of Plumbing-Hea…

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8 Reasons Why Halloween Is A Great Holiday For Plumbers

Steffy

It's the only day crazy looking homeowners are actually just wearing a costume. Your kid (or nephew/little bro)loves you so much he dresses up as you... So does your dog... And your GF/ wife... On really great Halloweens through the years, homeowners offered you candy whi…

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W21: Helping You Protect The Water Supply Of Our Future

Steffy

Humans can only survive from 3 to 5 days without water. Look around you right now. The person sitting at the desk next to you probably has a water bottle they sip on throughout the day. The runner on the treadmill next to you at the gym carries a bottle to stay hydrated throughout his/her workou…

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This New Standard For Health and Safety Will Benefit Tradesmen

Steffy

The old adage 'safety comes first' should always be top priority, but according to some plumbing contractors, including Ron George, that was not always the case out on the job, especially in hospitals. Many contractors came forward with stories about being exposed to bacteria, germs and disea…

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3 Free Android Apps for Contractors and Tradesmen We Suggest

Steffy

Last week we shared 3 awesome & free apps for the iPhone to make your job (and life!) easier. Don't worry, we didn't forget about you Android users! Below are some extremely useful apps on the Android for contractors and tradesmen. 1. Handyman Calculator Positives: Feet and inches …

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7 Things Only Plumbers Understand

Steffy

1. How to make long drives to jobs more fun - even at the crack of dawn. giphy.com 2. Just how relieved people are when we solve their problems. giphy.com 3. People skills are everything in all apsects of the trade - residential, commercial and industrial. giphy.com 4. Apprentice…

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Free Apps for Contractors and Tradesmen That We Suggest

Steffy

We know you are busy, and probably don't have the time to search on your phone for the latest and greatest smartphone apps. That's where we come in. There is a wealth of technology and free apps for contractors and tradesmen out there that can help make your job easier! These are our favorite thr…

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5 Reasons How A Wi-Fi Thermostat Will Change Your Life

Steffy

1. Do you complain that it's too hot to sleep, but don't want to get out of bed? Never an issue with a wireless thermostat. 2. Do you work an unpredictable schedule? The Wi-Fi thermostat understands, and wants to help. You can now adjust your home temperature on the drive home from work, …

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The Heating and Plumbing Industries Are Where It’s At

Steffy

Research by Uponor further proves our inclination that the Plumbing and Heating industries are where it's at. 90 percent of installers are enthusiastic about the year ahead. Here's why (according to a survey of Uponor's supplier network): 45 percent of survey respondents think the biggest fact…

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