John Mesenbrink

Data Bandits

With the CES show happening in Vegas recently, it’s clear the global tech companies are looking to advance home automation and connectedness to heights unseen before. Part of my paranoia, however, asks: are these the only things these companies are after?  Boy, we live in some crazy times. Two years into the pandemic and the Read more

Starting over 60 years ago in a small province in northern Italy, Caleffi has increased its footprint, expanded its international presence, survived the current pandemic, all the while manufacturing some of the most innovative PHVAC, heat metering and renewable products in the world. This past fall, Mechanical Hub was honored to tour the Caleffi S.p.A Read more

Dating back to the early 1900s with his great grandfather, you could say that plumbing runs in Bobby Drescher Jr.’s blood. Drescher (@theplumberlorian on IG), alongside his brother, has run a family-owned and operated plumbing service and repair company since 2005, which was started by Drescher’s father. Drescher started in the plumbing trade as a Read more

It doesn’t seem so long ago we were fending off the “green” movement that was being force-fed into the vocab of working contractors. From green building to green technology, greenwashing was so prevalent that really the only “green” contractors were concerned with was the one they were chasing every day—a profit. But alas, a new Read more

The son of an arcade owner, you could say that business ran in his blood. Born into an entrepreneurial family, Terence Chan (@the_impetus), owner, Impetus Plumbing and Heating LTD, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, practices networking and customer service daily to grow his business. But it didn’t come easy, at first. With a goal of becoming Read more