Articles by Kelly Faloon

Renovation of hospitality properties continues to be strong in 2014.

Hotel construction on the move.
By Kelly Faloon
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Renovation seems to be where hospitality building owners are spending their money.


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Vacationing sans cell phone or laptop

The joy of unplugging
By Kelly Faloon
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For some, it’s too easy to let a job overtake what’s outside the job — family, friends, hobbies or vacations. And it’s not really a vacation if you’re constantly checking your smartphone for text messages or emails from work colleagues, clients or feature-interview subjects.


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2014 Pipe Trades Giants: Positive outlook

Plumbing and mechanical contractors see good news for future business.
By Kelly Faloon
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Just over a third of respondents reported increased revenue last year from 2012.


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ISH China 2014: Focus on water quality and energy efficiency

The 2014 ISH China & CIHE trade show was held May 13-15 at the New China Exhibition Center in Beijing.
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Water quality, water conservation and energy-efficient heating technologies take the stage at the annual trade show in Beijing.


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

Women in Plumbing: recruiting the next generation.
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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.
By Kelly Faloon
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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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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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