The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) ahs announced the 2006 Kitchen/Bath Industry Show and Conference April 20-23 at Chicago's McCormick Place. K/BIS, the largest annual international event focused exclusively on the kitchen and bath industry, boasts more than 800 exhibitors and 40,000 attendees every year. For more informations, visit www.kbis.com
Danfoss has announced the sale of the assets and intellectual property rights of its Zone Control Panels (ZCPs) to a private investment group headed by Robert Bean, a prominent radiant and hydronic heating engineer. The new company will be known as ZCP Manufacturing Inc., headed by Director of Operations Dale Heath and employing key operations personnel from the former Danfoss unit. The company will take on service and support for existing ZCP products and continue to incorporate Danfoss products inside. The company is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
The 2006 editions of the Uniform Plumbing Code and Uniform Mechanical Code are now available. In addition, a wide array of other codes and guides published by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) will be completed and ready for use shortly. Included among those publications are the 2006 Solar Energy Code, 2006 Swimming Pool, Spa & Hot Tub Code, 2006 UPC Spanish Edition and 2006 UMC Spanish Edition. For more information, contact Jay Peters, senior director of codes & education, at firstname.lastname@example.org, (909) 472-4100, or visit IAPMO at www.iapmo.org.
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