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Truck of the Month: Jason Ravitz Master Plumber, Shrewsbury, Mass.

Straightforward approach
May 23, 2013
Jason Ravitz’s service truck delivers a one-two visual punch. On the back of his 2002 GMC Savannah service truck is an image of a dog sitting in a toilet   

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Finding the right social media marketing plan for your plumbing company

If plumbing contractors only have time for one, which should it be?
May 23, 2013

If plumbing contractors only have time for one, which should it be?


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Solar Thermal Report- Spring 2013: If I Made the Tanks, Part 1

What would an ideal pressurized thermal storage tank for a solar combisystem look like?
April 26, 2013
Residential solar combisystems provide domestic water heating and some percentage of space heating. Although less known than domestic hot water-only systems, combisystems can be practical and efficient if properly sized and designed.
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Filling the Right Niche at Seattle's Best Plumbing

Focusing on exclusive, American-made lines helps Seattle’s Best Plumbing to grow its remodeling business.
April 19, 2013
When Seattle-based Best Plumbing opened its doors in 1968, it was a small plumbing service company with a retail parts counter. Many of the homes in the area were older with plumbing systems in need of repair — and updating.
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Tool Tips - April 2013

April 19, 2013
Simple flange removal, Hand off the heavy lifting, Clear the lunch stoppage
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Truck of the Month: Guaranteed Plumbing and Heating, Philadelphia

Stamp of Approval
April 19, 2013
Eric Slifkin’s plumbing career dates back to working with his stepfather, Chip Chopinsky, at a Philadelphia contractor in the mid-1980s.
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North Mechanical scores with Super Bowl hotel

Indianapolis contractor works quickly to complete infrastructure work on JW Marriott campus.
March 15, 2013
Indianapolis contractor works quickly to complete infrastructure work on JW Marriott campus.
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Water Heaters Face 2015 Mandate

Contractors need to learn what DOE’s new efficiency standards mean for them and their customers.
March 15, 2013
Contractors need to learn what DOE’s new efficiency standards mean for them and their customers.
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Guest Editorial: Hydronic systems provide better energy efficiency

ASHRAE building in Atlanta offers real-world evidence.
March 15, 2013
Today’s HVAC industry offers a number of choices when it comes to providing heating and cooling in a large building. The three basic methods to provide comfort and move Btu around a building are by using water, air or refrigerant.
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Tool Tips - March 2013

March 15, 2013
When working on tub or shower faucets, most of the time you remove the cartridge and have to either look for it in your work van or drive somewhere to get the cartridge.
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In the June issue of Plumbing & Mechanical, read about the Burke Agency and find out why they are the 2014 Plumbing & Mechanical Rep of the Year. Read about the latest method for renewable fuel, what to take into account when installing indoor climate systems and learn to be a trusted advisor with the 2015 water heater regulations. Find out who is this month's Truck of the Month, read this month's Tool Tips and check out the latest products and news from the plumbing and mechanical industry.
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