John Mesenbrink

The 2019 AHR Show in Atlanta is in the rearview mirror. Before I get into the meat of the show, I wanted to touch upon some of the “infrastructure” surrounding the show. First, most of the activities surrounding the Georgia World Congress Center are fairly concentrated, and that causes traffic problems at peak traffic times Read More

“I’m glad somebody out there cares about me,” said the eight-year-old child, now beaming with joy because he had just received a new pair of shoes for the holidays. For Bob Carpenter, hearing these words tugged at the heartstrings and made the effort so well worth it. You see, Carpenter’s full-time job is Outreach and Read More

San Juan Capistrano, Calif. — Fluidmaster has announced a new scholarship program for the plumbing trade. In partnership with the PHCC (Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors) Association, Fluidmaster will match the scholarship recipient with a plumbing job and formal training to become a certified plumber. The scholarship is available to high school seniors or graduates who plan to Read More

The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association (PHCC) presented its annual Plumbing Contractor of the Year Award—sponsored by Delta Faucet—to Jeff Hux, president of Norfolk Plumbing, Inc., in Norfolk, Virginia. To recognize excellence in the plumbing industry, the award – presented October 12 at CONNECT 2018 in Albuquerque, New Mexico—salutes the contractor that best demonstrates professionalism, merchandising Read More

The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association (PHCC) honored Daniel Judd of Leesburg, Virginia, with its annual Plumbing Apprentice of the Year Award, sponsored by Delta Faucet. The award was presented on October 12 at CONNECT 2018 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After his fourth year in a certified apprenticeship program was completed (Fairfax County Public Schools’ ACE Read More