Plumbing Perspective

General contractor Turner Construction uses QuickDrain USA’s ShowerLine linear drain with adaptable pre-sloped PET shower pans to convert old cast iron tubs to modern walk-in showers, reducing installation time and labor costs. The 5-star Four Seasons Houston hotel is only steps away from Minute Maid Park, home of Major League Baseball’s Houston Astros, making it Read more

Increase customer satisfaction with efficient, right-sized propane HVAC systems Navigating the world of HVAC systems can be daunting for homeowners. It’s a big reason why homeowners tasked with selecting the right HVAC system — either in a new build or as a replacement to an existing system — will often turn to the pros for Read more

LCD Display Guides User Through Five-step CDC Handwashing Process Sloan has announced their BASYS® Guided Handwashing Faucet, designed and engineered to make proper handwashing a seamless and intuitive process. Equipped with an LCD display guide, the sensor-activated faucet provides self-guided instruction for users to follow a five-step handwashing process in compliance with the CDC (Centers for Read more

CUSTOMER: Kansas City Royals’ Kauffman Stadium SCOPE: Upgrade 130 existing ductile iron control valves in the stadium fountain with new Watts stainless steel automatic control valves CHALLENGE: Original control valves became completely rusted due to continuous submersion and needed replacement SOLUTION: Approximately 130 Watts stainless steel automatic control valves (ACVs) – ranging from two to Read more

Now more than ever, homeowners are looking for alternative ways to safely address seasonal maintenance needs and/or home repairs given changes to standard procedures set in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From social distancing protocols to mask requirements, home visits provide new challenges. The HVAC industry has worked quickly to adapt to this new Read more