Articles by Katie Rotella

What's In <i>Your</i> Water?

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In this age of pipeline replacement and maintenance, are we prepared to secure our drinking water from harmful bacteria?
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Criminal Charges Filed For Violating Safety Regulations

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First time an electrical contracting firm faces criminal charges; fines could reach $500,000 per death; business owners responsible for job and safety training for employees
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Plumbing Trends: Touchless Faucet Technology

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The installation of electronic or sensor-operated plumbing fixtures is on the rise, but the list of motivators behind their selection over manual units differs depending on whom you talk to.
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Marketing Radiant

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Marketing is not just selling; it is managing the message.
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Plumbing Trends: Hot Water Dispensers

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Hot water dispensers are coming out of the office break room and into high-end kitchens everywhere.
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QSC Holds Largest Power Meeting

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More than 250 service and repair contractors "laissez le bon temp roule" (let the good times roll) in New Orleans during the Quality Service Contractors' Power Meeting XVIII in February, making it the largest crowd ever for the enhanced service group.
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Hydronics Institute Renews I=B=R At AHR Expo

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The Hydronics Institute (HI) Division of the Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced at the show that this is the year the I=B=R training seminars will return to the industry.
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Plumbing With PEX

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Its market share is increasing. So why aren't more contractors using PEX for potable water systems?
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A Place For Everything, Everything In Its Place

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Kinetics-Southwest Region has waged a "War on Waste" by adapting a manufacturing philosophy first developed in Japan.
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Plumbing Construction Contractors Discuss Hot Topics

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For the members of the Construction Contractors' Alliance of the PHCC, it was "A Total Industry Experience." The September 18-20 conference included hot-button topics like mold and the economy, and also featured a well-rounded panel of speakers from all aspects of the industry.
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