Social Media

Connect with us!
Connect with PM on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

Featured Stories

How graywater systems reduce potable water use

Waste not, want not.
February 20, 2014

When trying to learn about being green and reusing water, one can feel suffocated by all the terminology. There’s graywater, blackwater, reclaimed water, recycled water, potable water and nonpotable water. Let’s start with defining these terms.


Read More

Construction health hazard: silica dust

How to limit your exposure to this lung-damaging material.
February 20, 2014

As a plumbing or mechanical contractor, you might think the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s proposed silica standard has nothing to do with you. But are you sure?


Read More

Ask Al: Advice on time management, recruiting, marketing plans and communication

Columnist Al Levi answers your questions about business management.
February 20, 2014

I’ve been asked questions during my seminars, teleseminars, webinars, free 30-minute consultations and one-on-one client consultations. I wanted to share some of these with you in the hope that my answers will help you and your business be more productive and generate more revenue to reap the rewards of success.


Read More

PM’s 2013 Best Contractor To Work For: CK Mechanical, Plumbing & Heating, Mills, Wyo.

Encouragement, recognition and respect are how this Wyoming contracting firm honors its employees.
January 23, 2014

Kevin Maston, president and CEO of CK Mechanical Plumbing & Heating, started his company in 2004 out of his garage. His mission: To help people and provide top-notch service.


Read More

Smoke-testing waste, smartphone tricks, faucet replacement

Tool Tips—January 2014
January 23, 2014

Smoke-testing waste, smartphone tricks and faucet replacements are part of the January 2014 Tool Tips.


Read More

Innovation at the Wood Stove Decathlon

Creating easy-to-use, efficient and affordable stoves.
January 23, 2014

The large, white tent glowed in the middle of the National Mall, a cozy contrast to the crisp November night settling in around it. A dozen chimneys poked through the roof, each representing a bright idea nurtured into reality — a new take on an old technology and a contribution toward the future of energy.


Read More

Truck of the Month: Olin Plumbing, Tampa, Fla.

Eye-catching yet simple
January 23, 2014

Having started plumbing at age 14, Derek Olin began his career working for a meager $1.50 per hour. After receiving his Virginia Master Plumber license in 1983 and working in the business for 15 years, Olin decided he wanted to be his own boss. He passed his plumbers contracting test and started Olin Plumbing in Tampa, Fla.


Read More

PM Profile: Viega’s Dave Garlow

New Viega CEO puts emphasis on training and product innovation.
January 23, 2014

Construction activity will increase as the need to attract young people to plumbing and heating trades grows.


Read More

KBIS and IBS hope to be bigger and better

Optimism abounds for first combined KBIS-IBS show in Las Vegas.
January 23, 2014

If the preshow buzz is any indication, the co-locating of the http://www.kbis.com/ Kitchen and Bath Industry Show and the http://buildersshow.com/Home/ International Builders’ Show already is a smash hit. The two major industry trade shows go under the same roof for the first time Feb. 4-6 at the Las Vegas Convention Center as part of what is being billed as Design & Construction Week.


Read More

Greenbuild 2013

Even with new products on the back burner, still plenty to see at Greenbuild 2013.
January 23, 2014

After walking the Greenbuild 2013 exhibitor hall Nov. 20-21, it became evident that major manufacturers did not pack as many new products or technologies for the Philadelphia incarnation of the premier sustainable building trade show.


Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

BNP Media's Plumbing Group Visits Grundfos North American Headquarters

BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, comprised of the Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times, PM Engineer (pme) and Reeves Journal brands, recently visited Grundfos’ new North American headquarters building in the western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Ill.

THE MAGAZINE

Plumbing and Mechanical

March 2014

2014 March

In the March issue of Plumbing & Mechanical, read about the 'living in place' movement and learn how to make your space stylish and comfortable. PM catches up with MCAA president Chuck Fell and spoke with him about his goals for the year. Also in this issue, see the top products of 2013, see who is the March Truck of the Month, and read the latest Tool Tips.
Table Of Contents Subscribe

Trade Associations

Are trade association memberships and participation beneficial to your company?
View Results Poll Archive

The Plumbing and Mechanical Store

plumbing-hvac.gif
2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

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

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Truck of the Month

Truck of the month

Are you proud of how your service truck looks? Do the graphics give people whiplash as they drive by? Have your calls increased because people remember your truck — and your company name? If so, we’d like to see it, too! Click here to find out how your service truck could be chosen as PM's Truck of the Month.

 

STAY CONNECTED

Connect to PM on Facebook Connect to PM on Twitter  Watch PM on YouTube    Connect to PM on Linked In