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Endeavor Busines Media
A ribbon cutting for the opening reception, the official start of PHCCCONNECT 2023.

PHCCCONNECT 2023 Held in Cleveland

Oct. 27, 2023
The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association held their annual conference Oct. 25-27th.
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US Department of Labor building in Washington, DC.

US Department of Labor Implements Final Rule to Modernize Davis-Bacon Act

Oct. 23, 2023
Most comprehensive update in 40 years for federally funded projects.
Ramussen Mechanical
A view of the boiler after removing the side walls and most of the insulation.

From Rust to Robust: Rasmussen Mech Performs Industrial Boiler Refit

Oct. 23, 2023
When an annual inspection at an ethanol plant found damage on a rental package water tube unit, Rasmussen Mechanical Services revived the unit into a fully functioning boiler....
GF Piping Systems
Angela Sampaio (National Sales Manager at GF) and Bob Tedder (Product Manager, Pre-insulated Piping Systems at GF) visit the Charlton facility with Luke Leger, Senior Maintenance Technician at Tree House Brewing. GF has provided Tree House with consistent technical support through several expansions of its COOL-FIT piping system.

Pre-Insulated Piping Aids Rise to the Top for Craft Brewer

Oct. 20, 2023
Easy installation plus thermal efficiency equals win-win solution.
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Construction Starts Drop 6% as Fewer Megaprojects Move Forward

Oct. 19, 2023
All three major sectors declined in September with residential leading the tumble.
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Residential Boiler Market Set to Reach US$ 53.1 Billion by 2033

Oct. 19, 2023
Forecast from Future Market Insights cites increasing demand for advanced appliances in the residential sector.


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Monthly Plumbing Quiz: 2023 in Review

Dec. 1, 2023
Have you been taking the Monthly Plumbing Quiz all year long? Then this recap should be a breeze.
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Biden Administration Announces 12 Additions to Mega Construction Project Program

Oct. 9, 2023
Program to expand equal opportunity, diversity in construction trades for jobs on large infrastructure projects.
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The San Antonio, TX Riverwalk at night.

IAPMO Concludes 94th Annual Education and Business Conference

Oct. 4, 2023
The event was co-located with ASSE International’s Annual Meeting and the American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association’s (ARCSA) Annual Conference.
Roman Feher and Dave Viola at the signing ceremony.

ARCSA International Joins IAPMO

Oct. 2, 2023
The American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association has officially joined the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials.
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Women in Plumbing & Piping: A Community of Support

Sept. 28, 2023
The new group empowers women through mentorship, networking, education and recognition.