Articles by Kelly Faloon

Women in Plumbing: MacGregor Plumbing President Julie Wieman is focused on recruiting the next generation

Women in Plumbing: recruiting the next generation.
By Kelly Faloon
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MacGregor Plumbing President Julie Wieman is focused on building her northern Michigan business — and the next generation of plumbers and heating techs.


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Plumbing & Mechanical’s 2014 Rep of the Year: Burke Agency

This Michigan-based rep firm builds trust with its contractor customers through longevity, familiarity and accessibility.
By Kelly Faloon
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The Burke Agency team includes nine outside sales staff and seven inside sales and customer service reps covering a territory of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula and five eastern counties of the Upper Peninsula.


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Construction falls account for most jobsite injuries and fatalities

Make safety important
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May was National Building Safety Month, sponsored by the International Code Council.


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The American Fire Sprinkler Association can be a great asset when it’s a matter of life and death

The case for residential fire sprinklers has been debated in the United States for years.
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The American Fire Sprinkler Association provides residential fire sprinkler training to help you save your customers’ lives.


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Best practices for great companies

Independence has its advantages, but sometimes you just need some help.
By Kelly Faloon
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Take advantage of what these groups offer to make your company top-of-mind with customers.


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ISH China 2014 - Day 1

Editor Kelly Faloon visits Beijing for ISH China 2014.
By Kelly Faloon
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Walking through the six halls of the trade show, I saw a lot of tankless water heaters and wall-hung boilers. 


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Montana green heat at the Hunting Adventures in Sanders County, Mont.

The challenge was to determine the best way to heat the space.
By Kelly Faloon
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The heating system for this hunting lodge complex includes a wood-gasification boiler, radiant floor heating and hydronic unit heaters.


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ACCA Conference highlights energy-efficient systems

The conference was held March 17-19 in Nashville, Tenn.
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The 2014 ACCA Conference included a radiant and hydronics track sponsored by the group’s Radiant & Hydronics Council.


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Recruiting, retaining employees focus of Nexstar spring meetings

The two-day sessions in Phoenix, Chicago and Boston focused on the themes of marketing to prospective employees.
By Kelly Faloon
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For Nexstar members, this spring is all about building the “dream team” that contractors want.


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QSC: Contractors learn to take control and excel in business

The QSC meeting was held Feb. 27-March 1 in Fort Worth, Texas.
By Kelly Faloon
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Plumbing, heating and cooling contractors learned how to “create their own destiny” at the Quality Service Contractors’ Power Meeting XL.


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In the July issue of PM Magazine, read about the steps the president of MacGregor Plumbing is taking to help the next generation of plumbing professionals enter the industry. Learn about the Hartford Loop, how CPVC pastic piping works in multifamily construction and training mistakes to avoid to become a more effective trainer. Find out who is this month's Truck of the Month, read the latest tool tips and discover the latest products in the plumbing industry.
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