Watts offers course on mitigating Legionella risk

Industry experts lead eight-module online program
(2021-05-13 18:09:44)
“Mitigating the Risk of Legionella” is a new eight-module online course from Watts for facility managers, engineers and infection control professionals. In this 2.5 hour course, industry experts explain points of Legionella risk in a building’s premise plumbing system, best practices for testing and monitoring, current design trends and more. Hear from experts Janet Stout, President of Special Pathogens Laboratory;… FULL ARTICLE >>

Colonial announces pipeline restart, says normal service will take ‘several days’

(2021-05-12 22:05:51)
Article courtesy: MSN/NBC News Kevin Collier Colonial Pipeline, operator of the largest U.S. fuel pipeline, said Wednesday it is restarting operations after being shut down for five days due to a cyberattack. © Provided by NBC News The company shut down its entire operation Friday after its financial computer networks were infected by a Russia-tied hacker gang known as DarkSide, fearing… FULL ARTICLE >>

RIDGID sponsors first Miracle Mechanical project to help Georgia family

Project tackled septic problems
(2021-05-06 15:37:36)
Emerson’s RIDGID tools division has sponsored the first Miracle Mechanical project—a new initiative that completes plumbing, heating and air conditioning work for those in need at no-cost to the homeowner. The non-profit, headquartered in Georgia, is spearheaded by plumbing and mechanical contractor Brent Ridley. “I have been doing tool reviews for many years, but I wanted to do more with… FULL ARTICLE >>

Nortek Global HVAC names AC Supply as wholesale distributor in Texas

Agreement includes Frigidaire & Gibson brands
(2021-05-04 13:42:50)
Nortek Global HVAC (NGH), a leading manufacturer of HVAC equipment, has named AC Supply Co. its HVAC wholesale distributor of Frigidaire and Gibson residential heat pump, air conditioner, gas furnace and air handler brands for the Dallas–Fort Worth metropolitan area. The third-generation, family-owned AC Supply operates locations in Arlington, North Richland Hills in addition to its Fort Worth Westside and… FULL ARTICLE >>

Conn. Gov. Lamont extends deadline for Winter Home Heating Assistance Program

Includes all types of heating fuel
(2021-05-03 15:32:54)
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has extended the deadline for the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program to Jun. 15 and calls on Connecticut residents who need help paying last winter’s home heating bills to apply. “The cold weather is behind us, but I want to remind everyone that help is still available to pay home heating bills from this past winter,” Governor… FULL ARTICLE >>

Suburban Propane donates to Santa Fe youth

Part of wider initiative to help children in underserved communities
(2021-04-30 09:09:12)
Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. has donated 500 Spanish-language books and more than 100 educational, developmentally-appropriate toys to “Growing Up New Mexico: The Early Childhood Partnership” in Santa Fe, NM. As a thank you, Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber presented Suburban Propane with a congratulatory proclamation, which designated the day (April 28, 2021) as ‘Suburban Propane Day’ also marking Suburban Propane’s… FULL ARTICLE >>
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Watts offers course on mitigating Legionella risk
“Mitigating the Risk of Legionella” is a new eight-module online course from Watts for facility managers, engineers and infection control professionals. In this 2.5 hour course, industry experts explain points of Legionella risk in a building’s premise plumbing system, best practices for testing and monitoring,… READ BLOG >>
Colonial announces pipeline restart, says normal service will take ‘several days’
Article courtesy: MSN/NBC News Kevin Collier Colonial Pipeline, operator of the largest U.S. fuel pipeline, said Wednesday it is restarting operations after being shut down for five days due to a cyberattack. © Provided by NBC News The company shut down its entire operation Friday… READ BLOG >>
A major U.S. pipeline is still mostly shut due to a cyberattack.
Article courtesy: CNBC Abigail Ng @ABIGAILNGWY                           The United States’ largest fuel pipeline has been crippled shut since Friday after a cybersecurity attack — and it’s not clear how long the outage will last. Wells Fargo… READ BLOG >>
RIDGID sponsors first Miracle Mechanical project to help Georgia family
Emerson’s RIDGID tools division has sponsored the first Miracle Mechanical project—a new initiative that completes plumbing, heating and air conditioning work for those in need at no-cost to the homeowner. The non-profit, headquartered in Georgia, is spearheaded by plumbing and mechanical contractor Brent Ridley. “I… READ BLOG >>
Nortek Global HVAC names AC Supply as wholesale distributor in Texas
Nortek Global HVAC (NGH), a leading manufacturer of HVAC equipment, has named AC Supply Co. its HVAC wholesale distributor of Frigidaire and Gibson residential heat pump, air conditioner, gas furnace and air handler brands for the Dallas–Fort Worth metropolitan area. The third-generation, family-owned AC Supply… READ BLOG >>
Conn. Gov. Lamont extends deadline for Winter Home Heating Assistance Program
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has extended the deadline for the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program to Jun. 15 and calls on Connecticut residents who need help paying last winter’s home heating bills to apply. “The cold weather is behind us, but I want to remind everyone… READ BLOG >>
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Most of us have seen images of outdoor pollution from vehicle exhaust, wild fires, pollen, industrial emissions, dust, etc. The adverse effects of such pollution on our environment and our health were brought to the forefront in the 1950s and 1960s, resulting in widespread public… READ BLOG >>
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Fuel companies and auto dealerships share a remarkable amount in common. Many are family-owned and have been in business for generations. Both are essential businesses, selling products to consumers who have many options from which to choose. They need to battle to retain customer loyalty… READ BLOG >>
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Over this past year, Zoom presentations have become a normal way of offering training classes while the country (and world) has grappled with the COVID-19 pandemic. One of our more popular classes is on the subject of hydronic system components. Of all the components we… READ BLOG >>
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