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ARTICLES

BB&T Ballpark features Charlotte Pipe plumbing system

The system includes Charlotte Pipe’s cast iron pipe and fittings.
April 17, 2014

Stadium is new home to the Charlotte Knights minor league baseball team.


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BrassCraft introduces Zip-It tool to contractors

The Zip-It tool is a fast and easy way to clear clogged and slow running drains.
April 16, 2014

A slow sink drain can be fixed in 10 minutes or less with no tools other than Zip-It.


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2014 PHCC scholarship application deadline is May 1

$61,500 in scholarship awards are up for grabs to apprentices, trade school and college students this year.
April 15, 2014

Scholarships are provided through the PHCC Educational Foundation.


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Sloan’s Jim Allen joins MCAA board of directors

His service on the MCAA board of directors runs concurrent to his term as chairman of MCAA’s Manufacturer/Supplier Council executive committee.
April 8, 2014

SLOAN president and CEO adds manufacturer/supplier perspective.


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BrassCraft how-to videos include plumbing installations and products

New videos feature common plumbing installations and BrassCraft products.
April 2, 2014

The videos are easily accessible at BrassCraft.com a Youtube.com/brasscraft.  


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Xylem’s Bell & Gossett Little Red Schoolhouse announces second quarter training schedule

It’s time to spring into action and engage in continuing education with Bell & Gossett.
April 1, 2014

Sign up for the latest dates for Xylem’s Bell & Gossett Little Red Schoolhouse 2014 seminars.


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T&S Brass launches new website ‘Infohub’

March 19, 2014

The new microsite provides easy access to the company’s history and achievements, position papers, latest product information and news releases.


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Protecting plumbing

This North Carolina-based Benjamin Franklin Plumbing franchise finds profitability with water treatment services.
March 17, 2014

The Charlotte, North Carolina area has .75 to 1.5 parts per million of chlorine in its water and outlying areas have up to 3.5 ppm of chloramine, a derivitive of ammonia. It’s almost like drinking pool water, says Paul Stefano, general manager of the Charlotte Benjamin Franklin Plumbing franchise.


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Become a water auditor

PHCC’s new certification program helps customers save water — and money.
March 17, 2014

The average home’s water leaks can account for more than 10,000 gal. wasted each year — the amount of water needed to wash 270 loads of laundry. And 10% of homes have leaks that waste more than 90 gal. of water every day.


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Construction union membership, median weekly wages rise

In 2013, the union membership rate was 11.3%, the same as in 2012, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in late January.
March 17, 2014

The number of wage and salary workers belonging to unions, at 14.5 million, was little different from 2012. In 1983, the first year for which comparable union data is available, the union membership rate was 20.1% and there were 17.7 million union workers.


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2013 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!

2012 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!

Kohler November 2012

The November 2012 Kohler Editors Conference was held in Kohler, Wis.

KBIS 2012

KBIS 2012 was held at the McCormick Place in Chicago in April.

EVENTS

First PMA Plumbing Heating Cooling Expo

4/24/14
North Georgia Fairgrounds
2245 Callaway Rd.
Marrietta, GA
United States
Contact: Ellen Whitaker

The Plumbing & Mechanical Association of Georgia (PMA) is hosting its first Plumbing Heating Cooling Expo on Thursday, April 24, 2014.

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BNP Media's Plumbing Group Visits Grundfos North American Headquarters

BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, comprised of the Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times, PM Engineer (pme) and Reeves Journal brands, recently visited Grundfos’ new North American headquarters building in the western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Ill.

THE MAGAZINE

Plumbing and Mechanical

March 2014

2014 March

In the March issue of Plumbing & Mechanical, read about the 'living in place' movement and learn how to make your space stylish and comfortable. PM catches up with MCAA president Chuck Fell and spoke with him about his goals for the year. Also in this issue, see the top products of 2013, see who is the March Truck of the Month, and read the latest Tool Tips.
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2014 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

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