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EZCarry high performance carrier system creates new industry standard from Zurn

The EZCarry is an industry first combining best in class hydraulic performance, enhanced load rating and lighter weight.

A single person can move a fully assembled carrier safely without assistance. 

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Zurn introduces Aqua-FIT sensor faucet system

Zurn’s new Aqua-FIT sensor faucet system is sleek, durable and modular.

Easy for retrofit jobs now or later.

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Rinnai educates water heater distributors and contractors on DOE regulations

Tankless water heater manufacturer Rinnai already meets or exceeds all new DOE requirements; no changes necessary to Rinnai’s product portfolio.

These updates will go into effect on April 16, 2015.

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Embraco to offer training sessions at AHR Expo

Hermetic compressor and cooling solutions manufacturer Embraco will be holding technical training courses.

The following is Embraco’s training schedule at McCormick Place during the 2014 AHR Expo.

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Sloan Valve named Chicago Cubs official Water Efficiency Partner

Sloan Valve becomes legacy partner with Chicago Cubs.

Per terms of the deal, the Cubs’ Spring Training stadium in Mesa, Ariz., will be named Sloan Park.

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RectorSeal acquires floor drain trap seal manufacturer SureSeal

SureSeal is a leading manufacturer of waterless floor drain trap seals.

The acquisition positions RectorSeal as the leader in waterless trap seal protection, a high growth segment of the plumbing market. 

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Jay Gould resigns from American Standard

Steve Delarge has been named acting CEO.

No other changes in leadership have been announced. 

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Taco appoints new president/COO

John Hazen White Jr. appoints Wil VandeWiel as new president/COO to manage Taco.

VandeWiel brings depth of experience and proven track record.

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Matco-Norca’s John C. Kenward passes away

Kenward passed away Nov. 26, 2014 at the age of 52.

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USGBC extends LEED 2009

Allows more time for industry to prepare for v4.

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BNP Media's Plumbing Group Visits Grundfos North American Headquarters

BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, comprised of the Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times, PM Engineer (pme) and Reeves Journal brands, recently visited Grundfos’ new North American headquarters building in the western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Ill.

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There's A New Lead-Free Law in Town

AVAILABLE ON DEMAND New lead-free compliance laws took effect in January—which means you’ve got a stampede of new problems to consider. So, mosey on in to learn more about the new regulations.

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