I know it’s the start of summer and you’re thinking, “who is thinking snow and cold temps?” But it could be the best time to ramp up your snowmelt game for the upcoming winter season. Once upon a time, commercial snowmelt systems lived independently, with little concern about the larger mechanical environment they were often a Read more

Summertime is the perfect time to line up your snowmelt projects and installations heading into the upcoming unpredictable weather patterns of the changing seasons. For Jason Ridgeway, owner of Ridgeway Home Services, West Chicago, Ill., a provider of indoor home comfort services for the Chicagoland area, snowmelt has been added to his comfort portfolio, and Read more

This year’s Eastern Energy Expo, held in Hershey, Pa. in May, was co-hosted by OESP (Oil & Energy Service Professionals), the Atlantic Region Energy Expo, and the PA Petroleum Association. The event drew more than 3,700 show-goers. Dave Yates, president of York, PA-based F. W. Behler, Inc., was among the 60+ educators who presented business Read more

In 2011, just on time for the fall ski season, workers finished laying 112,000 ft of 5/8-in. RAUPEX crosslinked polyethylene (PEXa) pipe under more than 70,000 sq ft of walkway area. An additional 3,345 ft of 1-in. through 4-in. REHAU INSULPEX pre-insulated PEX piping was installed to deliver heat to the complete system from 43 Read more

Dain Hansen is vice president of Government Relations, The IAPMO Group. He lends his frequent perspective of Capitol Hill, and the plumbing industry. Here is an edited version of his update from November 21: Uphill Battle for Tax Credit. Supporters of the renewable production tax credit (PTC) are recognizing that they now face an uphill Read more