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Jomar lead-free press valves

Jomar Valve now offers 2 1/2”, 3” and 4” lead-free XLC press valves.

Similar in color to bronze, the high-quality lead-free brass valves have greater corrosion resistance.


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Boiler safety lessons

An average of 17 boiler incidents occurs each year.

I am not sure whether it was divine intervention or just plain luck that allowed these brave firefighters to walk away from this.


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Benefits of hot water recirculation

Add balancing valves for temperature consistency.

Due to this source of wasted water and the significant potential in energy and resource savings in preventing it, a growing number of building codes are requiring hot water recirculation or pipe heating (such as electrical tape) to conserve water.


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Backflow freeze protection

Zurn Wilkins ZWFR Backflow Preventer Freeze Protection Device monitors the water temperature within the valve.

Zurn Wilkins ZWFR Backflow Preventer Freeze Protection Device monitors the water temperature within the valve.


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Tips on controlling water pressure when needed

Too much pressure.

One of the first things we learn in the plumbing profession is the allowable water pressure for a water distribution system. A maximum pressure of 80 psi was beat into my head at an early age. Some area of the country with high-rise buildings will allow up to 100 psi, while in other areas the pressure was lowered to 60 psi in an effort to conserve water.


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Tool Tips- May 2013

Tool Tips for May 2013

Tool Tips for May 2013.


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Brass Ball Valve

Jomar’s new dezincification-resistant brass ball valve complies with the upcoming lead-free legislation and has more dezincification-resistant properties than traditional bronze, red brass or gunmetal valves.
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DHW Flow Control Valve

Therm-Omega-Tech’s Circuit Solver valve for domestic hot water systems now is approved by the Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters for installation in Massachusetts.
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2014 Truck of the Month

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Free Webinar: Acoustical Isolation

HOLDRITE will be hosting a free webinar for Acoustical Isolation on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

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2014 October

The October issue of PM features the winner of the 2014 Supply House of the Year: Consolidated Supply

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NAECA 2015 Water Heater Regulations

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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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