I’m often asked at trade shows what is the most interesting thing I’ve seen while walking the show floor. Well, the Kitchen & Bath/Builders Show kicked off Monday, and here are some trends that caught my eye: Next Generation of Plumbing/HVAC Products Are Here Anybody remember when you had to actually get up and change Read More

As a Kohler Co. “how-to expert” and master plumber with 35 years in the business, I’ve noticed something that almost all my service plumbing customers had in common: they only wanted me to install the plumbing products they needed, but I didn’t feel like they really wanted any of these items. What I mean is Read More

Hands-free plumbing

You’re in a public restroom. You simply leave the stall and the automatic flush does its job. You proceed to the sink. You search for faucet handles and a soap pump. No handles, no pumps. Wave your hand in front of the sensor to acquire soap and water. You go to dry your hands. Again Read More

Kohler, Wis. — Kohler Co. announces today that The KOHLER Store locations in Glenview and Burr Ridge, Ill., have been acquired by Logan Square Aluminum Supply, Inc. d/b/a Studio 41, an authorized KOHLER plumbing distributor, which will operate the kitchen and bath retail locations as distributor-owned KOHLER Signature Stores. Studio 41 owns and operates several Read More

Rolling Meadows, Ill. — PMI announces new committee chairs for the Water Efficiency and Sustainability Committee and the Fair Trade Committee. Jeff Zeman, Senior Staff Environmental Engineer, Kohler Company, has been appointed PMI Committee Co-Chair of the Water Efficiency and Sustainability Committee. He will serve alongside Danny Gleiberman of Sloan Valve Co. Chip Way, Director Read More