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GE introduces larger-capacity GeoSpring hybrid electric water heater

Available January 2015 and will comply with the new water heater standards effective April 2015.
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GE is expanding its family of Energy Star-rated GeoSpring hybrid electric heat pump water heaters to include an 80-gal. unit.


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Going Green in the Home: An Opportunity for Plumbers?

As Earth Day approaches and consumers consider ways to “green” their lifestyles, one opportunity is how they handle food waste.
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As Earth Day approaches and consumers consider ways to “green” their lifestyles, one opportunity is how they handle food waste.


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Joe vs. Daniel: A tale of two plumbing companies

Why you may need field service management software.
By Leah Merrill
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Here are the stories of two guys who run plumbing companies. Which one sounds more like you?


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Grundfos to move North American headquarters to Chicago area

Denmark-based water pump manufacturer Grundfos broke ground April 16 on the site of its new North American headquarters in Downers Grove, Ill.
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Denmark-based water pump manufacturer Grundfos broke ground April 16 on the site of its new North American headquarters in Downers Grove, Ill., a Chicago suburb.


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Many plumbing and heating contractors seeing their highest profitability in history

A likely reason might be surprising — Internet marketing and search engine optimization.
By Dean Iodice and Josh Nelson
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According to recent data from Sageworks, profitability for private companies is at the highest level in a decade. The largest sector of business happens to be construction, which comprises plumbing and heating contractors. The primary reason for this increased profitability? A growing number of plumbing and heating businesses have finally embraced the Internet.


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Construction hits three-year highs as jobs climb in January; spending rises in December

By Ken Simonson
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Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 157,000, seasonally adjusted, in January and 2,016,000 (1.5%) since January 2012, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Feb. 1. 


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The big news at Builders'

By Bob Miodonski
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IBS would co-locate with KBIS in February 2014 in Las Vegas.


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Will you be prepared for the next Hurricane Sandy?

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Asset protection specialist offers disaster safeguarding tips.
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Kohler announces game-changing Internet policy

By Hank Darlington
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Pertaining to how its products are sold on the Internet. 
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Moenpro.com for trade professionals

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Moenpro.com is ideal for builders, remodelers, plumbers, showroom consultants, architects, designers, engineers and facility managers.
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2014 August

2014 August

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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