Articles Tagged with ''construction industry''

The Affordable Care Act conundrum

Plumbing and heating contractors are concerned about how the law defines a small business.

Earlier this month, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act went into effect, requiring nearly all Americans to have minimum health-insurance coverage. Employers were required to give all their employees a notice of coverage options by Oct. 1, which also is the date when the individual and small-business health insurance exchanges opened for enrollment.  


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2013’s construction warm spots

Upswings include health care, multifamily, casinos and prisons
When industry consultant FMI released its 2013 U.S. Markets Construction Overview just before last November’s election, it was with the idea that Republicans could control both houses of Congress.


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Looking into the future

2013 construction industry apprehensive as Obama II beckons
With the second Obama presidency secured for four more years, the construction industry, specifically the depressed housing sector, is taking a wait-and-watch attitude before projecting definitive commitments for 2013 growth potential.


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2014 Truck of the Month

PM has featured so many great plumbing service trucks! See plenty of them here in our Truck Of The Month Archives page. Are you proud of your truck? Go to our Truck of the Month page to find out how your service truck could be chosen!

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Optimizing Variable Flow Pumping for Energy Savings

 This session will help engineers ensure they are able to understand the many control modes that are possible with today’s modern variable speed pumps to maximize their energy savings.    

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2015 March

The March issue of PM features cover story:  2015 bath and kitchen remodeling trends: Clean, simple design

 

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2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

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