Water Quality Associations launches Certified Treatment Designer Program

The Water Quality Association is now offering a new professional certification for people who work in business-to-business sales and support. The Certified Treatment Designer seal assures water treatment dealers of getting knowledgeable technical support from people who design, manufacture, and sell water treatment systems or products.  To earn the certification, professionals must have at least […]

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Best Finds: SaniFlo

Roger recently sent in a quote for his customer, Regional School District in Connecticut. They were looking for a toilet with an upward flush. I found that SaniFlo is a company that makes toilet and pumps that can be installed in a basement that allows the waste to be pumped up and out. This is […]

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Best Finds: Sensor Faucet

Over time we have had multiple requests for a sensor faucet that does not need a center hole. For example, a customer has marble sinks with two holes, at a 4-inch spread. Even with checking multiple vendors, Zurn, Chicago, and Sloan, we had no luck with finding one. After searching some more we were able […]

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Top 5 Water Saving Fixtures

Water saving and water efficient fixtures are more important than ever, especially when small changes can have a large impact. As plumbers or maintenance workers, you may already know common changes to improve water efficiency. However, in case you’re out of ideas or want to take your facility’s water saving practices to the next level, […]

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A new showerhead water-flow limit?

The American Supply Association (ASA) recently joined the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) in an appeal to the United States Department of Energy (DOE) related to allowable flow-rate changes for multi-head showers. The ASA is focusing on the subsequent negative affects it will have on business operations for ASA members as well as overall negative […]

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New Niagara Water-Saving Toilet Line

Toilet manufacturer Niagara recently debuted four new toilet collections hoping to address common installation pains facing plumbers, builders, and maintenance workers. These four collections, Liberty, Sabre, Shadow, and Barron, remove the difficult installation process and ensure no retiling is needed. The pre-installed tank only requires screws to connect the tank to the bowl. Niagara also […]

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4 Benefits of Switching to Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless water heaters have many advantages over traditional tank-style water heaters. While traditional tank-style water heaters may still be more readily available, the future is tankless. Not sure why you should make the switch? Read on for our top four benefits of switching to tankless water heaters. Save space Because tankless water heaters are usually […]

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Best Finds: Non-Asbestos Trap Caps

We recently received this picture from a sales rep when his customer requested a non-asbestos trap cap for use on a 1-1/2” P-Trap and potentially trim down to use on a 1-1/4” trap. These are non-asbestos green discs that can be used with existing slip joint nuts to cap off when taking a p-trap off. […]

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Best Finds: 1 wrench 3 lengths

The Milwaukee Cheater Adaptable Pipe Wrench features a new-to-world 3 length design, which delivers maximum productivity to the professional plumber. It has two interchangeable threaded handles offering the versatility of 10″ length when used with no handle for tight spaces, 18″ length with the small handle for general purpose, and 24″ length with the long […]

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