Kling and The Stubbins Associates have announced the merger of their two firms into KlingStubbins, effective Jan. 1, 2007. This merger is the culmination of an affiliation, which began in 2003. The new organization is over 500 people strong, with offices in Cambridge, MA; Las Vegas, NV; Philadelphia, PA; Raleigh, NC; San Francisco, CA; and Washington, DC.
Oatey Company, a leader in the plumbing industry since 1916, has acquired the William H. Harvey Co. of Omaha, Nebraska, a manufacturer and distributor of plumbing specialty products sold throughout North and South America.
The International Code Council (ICC) will move its world headquarters to the heart of Washington, D.C., and into the only Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified building in the nation's Capitol.
California, which suffers from ongoing water shortages, has numerous regulations for curbing water use and penalizing those who fail to abide by them. So it’s ironic that two of the state’s penal facilities, which were under pressure for their exorbitant water use, are now models for institutional water conservation.
The Hydronics Industry Alliance has announced the launching of its new website, www.myhomeheating.com, which provides accurate, reliable, and current information on all types of hydronic home heating (heating with hot water). For quick accessibility, the new website has individualized sections for builders and remodelers, architects and engineers, heating contractors, and homeowners.
MEPatWORK has announced that Michael T. McNeley will be leading the development for the company's new Customer Fulfillment division, which includes customer care, customer loyalty and customer retention. He has been charged with developing a customer service team to meet the ongoing needs of MEPatWORK's expanding customer base.
Nomaco K-Flex is the first to offer 3-Foot Self-Seal pipe insulation-a shorter length of standard elastomeric insulation tubing that is easier to handle and seal in hard-to-reach areas. Plus, the new size enhances safety on the jobsite by eliminating the need for over-reaching when installers are working on scaffolding or at high elevations.