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Get beyond your fear of condensation in radiant cooling applications

Radiant cooling exposed.
By Mark Eatherton
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Get beyond your fear of condensation production.


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Industrial radiant cooling in a helicopter maintenance hanger

Industrial radiant cooling
By Steve Guinard Sr. and Leonard Rozek
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Helicopter maintenance hangar integrates radiant floor heating and cooling with an air foil fan.


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Moving the hydronics industry forward

Tomorrow’s hydronics.
By Eric Aune
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What will it take to move this industry forward?


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Women in Plumbing: MacGregor Plumbing President Julie Wieman is focused on recruiting the next generation

Women in Plumbing: recruiting the next generation.
By Kelly Faloon
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MacGregor Plumbing President Julie Wieman is focused on building her northern Michigan business — and the next generation of plumbers and heating techs.


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Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors push for representation on plumbing, heating issues

PHCC members push for representation
By Nadia Askar
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The 2014 PHCC Legislative Conference took place May 21-22 in Washington, D.C.


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Uponor 2014 Connections conference: Investing in each other

Uponor 2014 Connections conference draws more than 900 people.
By Mike Miazga
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This year’s convention was filled with networking and educational opportunities.


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Compression gasket install, cutting oil with dawn, try a compact

Tool Tips—July 2014
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When installing a no-caulk shower drain, I found the best way to install the compression gasket is to use a 2-in. PVC coupling and a rubber mallet.


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Truck of the Month: Vito Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, Washington, D.C.

Vito Plumbing celebrates 80 years in business.
By Nadia Askar
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James Vito Inc. was founded in Washington, D.C., in 1934.


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CPVC plastic pipe performs in multifamily construction

Working with CPVC piping differs fundamentally from working with copper and other plastic piping systems on several levels.
By Mark Lemire
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This plastic pipe material saved New Hampshire-based mechanical contractor Armand E. Lemire Co. time and money.


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Plumbing & Mechanical’s 2014 Rep of the Year: Burke Agency

This Michigan-based rep firm builds trust with its contractor customers through longevity, familiarity and accessibility.
By Kelly Faloon
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The Burke Agency team includes nine outside sales staff and seven inside sales and customer service reps covering a territory of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula and five eastern counties of the Upper Peninsula.


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In the August issue of PM, read about the continued construction and renovations being made to hotels and restaurants. Find out the focus of this year's ISH China show will be, who made this month's Truck of the Month and read what Elkay has to say about their commercial construction expansion. Also, read the latest news and discover the newest products being used by professionals in the plumbing and mechanical industry.
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