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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.


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U.S. PVC prices to rise in 2014

U.S. prices for polyvinyl chloride, the plastic most widely used in construction, are set to rise by 5 cents per lb. in the first two months of 2014.
January 23, 2014

U.S. prices for polyvinyl chloride, the plastic most widely used in construction, are set to rise by 5 cents per lb. in the first two months of 2014. This is a significant price increase in a market that will see producers end the year with a net five-cent increase in their 2013 margins, according to PetroChem Wire’s PVC & Pipe Report.


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MacroAir names Warner as new national sales manager

January 14, 2014

MacroAir promoted Barry Warner to the position of national sales manager.


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Nexstar Legacy Foundation supports PHCE trades with new website

January 6, 2014

Explore the Trades website is geared toward inspiring young people to pursue a career in the plumbing, heating, cooling or electrical service industry.


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PM Profile: IAPMO’s Russ Chaney

IAPMO sees opportunities for growth internationally and in green technologies.
December 20, 2013

Last month, Plumbing & Mechanical interviewed Russ Chaney, CEO of The IAPMO Group, about his organization that develops the Uniform Plumbing, Mechanical, Swimming Pool and Solar Energy Codes and tests and certifies plumbing and mechanical products in the United States and overseas. 


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Home energy audits

Determine how your customers’ homes are losing energy — and provide solutions.
December 19, 2013

With so much focus on energy efficiency these days, home-owners may be confused about how much energy is consumed in their homes and what appliances or equipment need to be monitored.


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UA President Hite tells contractors to ‘go young’

The current average UA member age is 46 years old.
December 19, 2013

With the average age of the 290,000 UA members in the United States being 46 years old, United Association General President Bill Hite urged union plumbing contractors to “go young.”


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PHCC Connect draws more than 700 to Vegas

PHCC Connect was held in Las Vegas from Oct. 16-19, 2013.
December 19, 2013

Organizers of the 2013 edition of PHCC Connect said more than 700 attendees took advantage of the Oct. 16-19 event in Las Vegas to attend seminars and trade-show activities during which more than 60 exhibitors showed off their newest and most advanced products.


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Thermal insulation

Armacell’s ArmaTuff thermal insulation is an aesthetic, durable and low-maintenance solution for thermal and UV protection
December 19, 2013

Armacell’s ArmaTuff thermal insulation is an aesthetic, durable and low-maintenance solution for thermal and UV protection of outdoor ducts, tanks, vessels, large pipe and fittings.


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Pocket-sized inspection system

PalmScope is a full-featured pocket-sized video inspection system
December 19, 2013

General Tools & Instruments’ PalmScope is a full-featured pocket-sized video inspection system built to survive the harsh environments of HVACR maintenance and plumbing.


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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.

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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.
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