Elkay was founded in Chicago in 1920 by Chairman of the Board of Directors Ron Katz’s grandfather, Leopold Katz, a carpenter by trade, and Ellef Robarth, a tinsmith. They met while working for Litterer Brothers Mfg. Co., a company that supplied sinks. Together they founded Elkay (a mashup of their two names), bringing together their different experiences.
52,000 square-foot office building converted to new residential and rental units.
January 8, 2020
A construction project in Calgary, Canada, called Cube, features several firsts. It’s the city’s first office-to-residential space conversion, and real estate developer Strategic Group’s first re-purposing project.
With the start of a new year so begins a new tradeshow season, first kicking off with Design and Construction Week, held Jan. 21-23, in Las Vegas, followed by the AHR Expo, held Feb. 3-5, in Orlando, Florida
As we move into a new decade, most of us are focused on how to continue to grow our companies, implement new strategies and ideas, and stay ahead in an ever-changing world of technology and innovation.
The LEGIOMIX Master Mixing Valve for commercial domestic hot water is now available with 2-1/2” ANSI 150 Class flanges for demands of 17 to 470 gpm and 3” ANSI 150 Class flanges for demands of 22 to 537 gpm.
The SVF 1500-3000, Stainless Vertical Firetube boiler features industry-leading thermal efficiency up to 96.8%, easy installation and maintenance, user-friendly Unity control system and Weil-McLain boiler reliability and longevity.
The Laars MagnaTherm HTD condensing boiler and volume water heater comes standard with feature-rich functionality, such as full 20:1 turndown on all sizes, Laars Tru Trac O2 trim system with real time, electric fuel-to-air ratio combustion control and the intuitive to use, icon based Laars Linc control system.
Much like its predecessors within the KOHLER DTV (digital thermostatic valve) showering family, the DTV Mode provides the most popular digital features, including warm-up to purge pipes of cold water and warm to the desired temperature, timed operation for more control over water use and shower length, and us-er-configurable presets to allow for a fully-customizable experience.
The November 2020 issue of Plumbing & Mechanical features High-tech safety features
that help contractors reduce liability risk. This issue also looks at Top sink and faucet trends for 2021, and much more!