Articles by Kelly Faloon

PM's 2010 Best Contractor To Work For: AP Plumbing, Rochester, N.Y.

How a culture change at this company inspired employeesí confidence and improved growth.
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Green Construction & Energy-Efficiency Jobs - For Women

If you’re a woman in the construction trades, invest the time to hone your green building skills. And if you’re a woman looking for a career change, don’t overlook the construction trades; the green building movement could change your life.
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Luxury Snow Melt In Colorado

The extensive use of snow melt is common in upscale mountain communities such as Vail.
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The Age Of The Electric Service Truck

Precision Plumbing ditches its diesel-fueled service trucks for streamlined electric vehicles.
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Air-Conditioning Options For Hydronic Heating Systems

Small-duct, high-velocity air-conditioning systems create a blending effect of high- and low-pressure air. This allows a temperature differential of not more than two degrees within the space. That and
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PM Profile: Diversify, Educate, Learn

2010-2011 PHCC President Frank Maddalon (Photo courtesy of F.R. Maddalon Plumbing & Heating) The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association will install Frank Maddalon, owner and founder of F.R. Maddalon Plumbing & Heating,
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Be A Part Of The National Solar Tour

If your company installs solar thermal systems, get involved in a local or state tour.
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Same High Performance, But Less Noise

Today's pressure-assist toilets are gaining ground in the residential market.
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PSI Members Bone Up On Business Basics

At the Plumbers’ Success International Summit in St. Louis Aug 2-6, members brushed up on business basics such as “The 10 Commandents of Plumbing,” tracking company vital statistics and building
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The Pipe Trades Giants 2010

Contractors are working on internal processes to prepare for an improving economy.
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2014 Truck of the Month

PM has featured so many great plumbing service trucks! See plenty of them here in our Truck Of The Month Archives page. Are you proud of your truck? Go to our Truck of the Month page to find out how your service truck could be chosen!

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Grow Your Business and Improve Operations with New Payment Technology

Attend this free webinar to learn how new developments in payment technology can help you close more jobs, increase upselling opportunities and improve operations.

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2015 January

The January issue of PM features cover story: 2015 Plumbing Contractor of the Year: Jim Steinle and Atomic Plumbing.

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2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

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Truck of the Month

Truck of the month

Are you proud of how your service truck looks? Do the graphics give people whiplash as they drive by? Have your calls increased because people remember your truck — and your company name? If so, we’d like to see it, too! Click here to find out how your service truck could be chosen as PM's Truck of the Month.