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Network2016 ASA Roundtable: Part 2
Distributors discuss new threats to the industry, universal part numbers and the benefits of being an ASA member in the second of a two-part series.
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA distributors report double-digit median sales increase
American Supply Association member wholesaler-distributors reported a median sales increase of 10.0% for the month ending Nov. 30, 2016.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA announces 2017 leadership team
ASA"s new Executive Committee is supported by nearly 100 volunteer leaders who serve on various boards.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Anything is possible with innovation
I"m convinced that distributors need to inject an “Anything is Possible” mindset into their businesses.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Value of NETWORK continues to expand
Peer networking is one of the most valuable sources of insights any business leader can leverage to strengthen his or her business operations.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA addresses issues that impact the industry
On Jan. 3, 2017, ASA submitted public comments to generate the 2018 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code and the 2018 Uniform Mechanical Code.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA Washington update
Never in a million years.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
OSHA 1910 a major focus
On Dec. 29, 1970, Richard Nixon signed into law legislation that created one of the most consequential and controversial agencies in our government - the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
The KISS approach to financial planning
Take responsibility for your financial future no matter where you are in your career path.
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Operation Rise & Conquer provides wounded veterans with great opportunities
Vision quest.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA members must become 'all in'
Scott Robertson is the 48th national president of the American Supply Association.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Network2016 ASA Roundtable: Part 1
Distributors discuss current market conditions, technology adaptation and attracting new talent into the industry in the first of a two-part series.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA advances your ability
It has been an extremely exciting year for the American Supply Association.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500
ASA University: Residential water processing
ASA University"s “Residential Water Processing” course has been updated to include information regarding recent water-standard requirements.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500
ASA University: Ethics in the workplace
From ASA University, “Ethics in the Workplace” explores how to create the standards and policies that support workplace ethics.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500
ASA University: Business etiquette
ASA University"s “Business Etiquette” online course provides guidelines for common business etiquette.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500
ASA University: Creating a respectful workplace
From ASA University, “Creating a Respectful Workplace” is a course that covers individual responsibility.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500
ASA University: Taking control of conflict
“Taking Control of Conflict” from ASA University is an online course that explores workplace respect.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500
ASA University: Selling essentials
Four new sales courses are available in ASA University"s online store.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500
Update on proposed new overtime rules
Will the current injunction last into the new administration?<br /> &nbsp;
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500
ASA to participate in 2018 USEHC code process
The American Supply Association recently announced it will participate in the 2018 Uniform Solar Energy and Hydronics Code code-development process.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500
Peer into the future
Change is coming.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500
California governor vetoes bill opposed by ASA
For businesses of all sizes and industries, the most significant impacts will come from the expansion of the state"s carbon (greenhouse gas) reduction program.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500
American Supply Association governed by volunteer leaders
Volunteer Led
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500
ASA thrives with impassioned leadership
Trade associations, such as the American Supply Association, advocate on behalf of an entire industry.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500
Setting a new standard for employee performance
Hiring the finest, training to the highest standard and retaining an elite workforce can ensure the long-term viability of a company.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500
New overtime regulations on hold
<strong>Important PHCC member update on the new Overtime Rule.</strong>
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:15:00 -0500
Prevent hot-work fires
According to OSHA, hot work is any work that involves burning, welding, using fire- or spark-producing tools or that produces a source of ignition.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500
ASA domestic well water pumps course
ASA University has updated &ldquo;Domestic Well Water Pumps,&rdquo; its product-knowledge course that is complete and available in both book and online formats.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500
NETWORK2016 honors longtime industry contributors
Three longtime industry contributors honored at ASA"s NETWORK2016 in New York City.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500
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Heating and cooling equipment shipment data — Dec. 2016
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is the trade association representing manufacturers of air conditioning, heating, and commercial refrigeration, and water heating equipment.&nbsp;
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:20:00 -0500
Ferguson acquires Northeast distributor
P.V. Sullivan Supply asset transaction completed Feb. 13.<br /> &nbsp; &nbsp;
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Mason returns to The Collins Companies
Previously worked for the company from 2004 to 2013.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Makita cordless combo kit
Makita introduces its 18-volt LXT lithium-ion sub-compact brushless cordless two-piece combo kit.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Crane butterfly valve
Crane"s FKX 9000 triple offset butterfly valve adheres to the industry"s most stringent standards and delivers exceptional flow control.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
OXX jobsite coffee maker
The COFFEEBOXX by OXX is designed to provide hot cups of coffee in any type of away-from-the-office situation.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Bradley Corp. hand-washing fixture
Bradley Corp. introduces its Verge all-in-one WashBar technology touchless hand-washing fixture.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Chicago Faucets electronic faucets
Chicago Faucets" EQ Series of electronic faucets is designed for easy installation, maintenance and operation.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
General Pipe Cleaners power drain cleaner
The model DRZ-PH power drain cleaner from General Pipe Cleaners offers a quick and clean way to clear clogged sink, tub and laundry drains in 1 1/4&rdquo; to 3&rdquo; lines.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Geberit in-wall tank and carrier system
Geberit updated its 2&rdquo; x 4&rdquo; in-wall tank and carrier system for wall-hung toilets where the Sigma concealed tank is reengineered and fits within a standard frame.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Saniflo sump pump
Saniflo"s Sanipump submersible sump pumps are designed in a highly efficient manner that reduces clogging and power consumption.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Uponor ProPEX transition fittings
Uponor now offers code-listed commercial-grade ProPEX brass transition fittings in sizes from 1/2&rdquo; to 2&rdquo;.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Tomlinson Industries' lead-free drinking water solutions
Tomlinson Industries" Pro-Flow water-dispensing products feature a fully lead-free brass or stainless-steel construction.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Noritz commercial water heater system
Noritz America"s commercial water heater system is designed to speed and simplify the installation of multiple tankless water heaters.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Sloan hybrid retrofit urinal
Sloan"s hybrid retrofit urinal offers minimal water and sewage costs and automatic drain rinsing.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
KWC water-saving faucets (KBIS Preview)
KWC"s PIANA bath collection is available in three single-lever designs.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
DXV electronic bidet smart toilet (KBIS Preview)
DXV"s AT200 integrated electronic bidet smart toilet from the SpaLet Collection features a two-nozzle water spray for front and rear cleansing.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
GROHE foot-controlled faucet (KBIS Preview)
GROHE"s LadyLux FootControl kitchen faucet allows the user to operate the faucet without using their hands.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
InSinkErator food-waste disposer (KBIS Preview)
InSinkErator"s new line of Fresh Kitchen food-waste disposers builds on the company"s Evolution Series platform.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Bosch Thermotechnology mini-split heat pumps (KBIS Preview)
Bosch Thermotechnology"s new line of high-efficiency Climate 5000 ductless mini-split heat-pump systems are ideal for residential heating and cooling up to 48,000 Btu/hr.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Moen digital shower (KBIS Preview)
The shower includes a digital valve that Moen notes offers precise thermostatic temperature control.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA University introduces problem-solving course
Includes interactive case study, quiz and final test. &nbsp;
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Supply House Times: Maintenance Metals' Ronny Raykind
Industrial PVF master distributor Maintenance Metals has grown its business through the years by forming true partnerships with its customers.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA Showroom Manager Council Workshop highlights running a profitable showroom
During the fourth annual Design and Construction Week, columnist Hank Darlington offered a list of showroom best practices at ASA"s Showroom Manager Council Workshop in Orlando, Fla.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Supply House Times On The Road: Navien in the Republic of Korea
Navien visits South Korea with U.S. and Canadian distribution partners.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Western Nevada Supply opens new Inspire showroom
Western Nevada Supply further bolsters its unrelenting commitment to the customer with the opening of its new Inspire showroom.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA University updates showroom sales course
Seven-chapter course available on mobile and tablet devices.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
How high will oil prices go?
UK magazine The Week delves into this volatile commodity. &nbsp;
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Are tax hikes coming for PHCP-PVF distributors?
Proposal has imported goods taxed at 20%. &nbsp;
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
AquaMotion announces rep awards
The William F. Morris Co. named rep of the year for 2016. &nbsp;
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
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Save water with low-flow plumbing fixtures
A common question that I am often asked is, &ldquo;How much water does a person use a day?&rdquo;
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Examining the effects of flow reversal in circulators
There are hydronic design concepts in which flow must pass backward through a non-operating circulator, perhaps thousands of times over the life of the system.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Fresh-Aire UV names Southwestern HVAC Sales its 2016 Rep of the Year
The five-year-old manufacturer"s representative grew its Fresh-Aire UV sales by 42% in 2016 by developing a four-point sales contractor training program comprised of monthly two-hour sessions.&nbsp;
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500
Watco IdealLav Strainer Drain
Watco"s IdealLav drain includes a grid strainer and a stopper.&nbsp;
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Danfoss LX205T Wi-Fi Touch Thermostat
Danfoss" LX205T Wi-Fi Touch Thermostat is designed specifically for electric underfloor heating applications.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
OXX COFFEEBOXX
OXX"s COFFEEBOXX is designed to provide users with hot cups of coffee across the toughest jobsites around the world.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
General Pipe Cleaners Model DRZ-PH Power Drain Cleaner
General Pipe Cleaners" Model DRZ-PH power drain cleaner weighs 30 pounds and features a variable-speed power cable feed.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
LENOX Reciprocating Saw Blades with Power Blast Technology
LENOX"s Bi-Metal Reciprocating Saw Blades with Power Blast Technology are designed with a unique, high-speed blasting process to add strength and increase durability to the blade.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Hackney's Sprinter Van Shelving Packages
Hackney"s aluminum shelving line has extended its reach into select Sprinter van models.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Matco-Norca ISP/ISCP Steel Insert Stiffeners
Matco-Norca offers stainless steel 304 insert stiffeners in five sizes up to 2 inches.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Milwaukee Tool Wireless Jobsite Speaker
Milwaukee Tool"s M18/M12 Wireless Jobsite Speaker is designed with six full-range speakers.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Uponor PEX-to-PEX Full-port Ball Valves
Uponor"s code-listed, commercial-grade, PEX-to-PEX, full-port ball valves are available in 1/2-inch to 2-inch sizes.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Bonomi NSF-certified Butterfly Valves
Sizes range from 2 inches through 12 inches.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Webstone Pro-Connect Press
They are compatible with all popular press tools and guaranteed for life.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Watts Ball Valves
Watts" line of ball valves includes models in brass, bronze, and stainless steel as well as materials for specialty applications.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Falcon Stainless joins ICC-ES PMG’s new Affiliate Program
The Affiliate Program supports ICC-ES PMG clients, by increasing the visibility and awareness of their products in the plumbing, mechanical and fuel gas industry through a number of additional marketing support initiatives.&nbsp;
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:55:00 -0500
AHRI releases December 2016 U.S. heating and cooling equipment shipment data
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is the trade association representing manufacturers of air conditioning, heating, and commercial refrigeration, and water heating equipment.&nbsp;
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:09:00 -0500
Axiom relocates to state-of-the-art warehouse and research lab
Axiom Industries, manufacturer of specialty products for hydronic systems, is pleased to announce its move to a new office and production warehouse.&nbsp;
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:00:00 -0500
Trump is no friend to small business
Trumpcare, repeal of NAFTA, and more could cost millions of American jobs.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Is the US economy poised for economic growth in 2017?
When the broad U.S. stock market set new records in the wake of President Trump"s election on Nov. 8, 2016, it went against the so-called experts" predictions, which expected just the opposite.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Stop believing these 4 leadership myths
Making a leader.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
What does your marketing say about you?
What do you see when you look in the mirror?
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
How to engineer a financial turnaround
It"s not too late to make lasting changes.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
The rebirth of an American boiler
Relics of years gone by find a new purpose.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
MCAA 2017 dives into industry issues
The organization"s annual conference is slated for March 5-9 in San Diego.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Contractors benefit from fitting low-flow toilets and urinals
What are the benefits to contractors installing these high-efficiency toilets?
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Truck of the Month: Zoom Drain Philadelphia, Norristown, Penn.
The Criniti family founded Zoom 21 years ago out of a spare bedroom with a little bit of borrowed money.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Taco SmartPlug Named Product of the Year at 2017 AHR Expo
Taco"s SmartPlug Instant Hot Water Control was announced as the 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Award Product of the Year Jan. 31 at the Show"s Innovation Awards ceremony in Las Vegas.&nbsp;
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500
ASSE holds meeting for sanitary engineers
More than 130 sanitary engineers flock to Vegas for the annual event.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
New school seeks to close skills gap in Phoenix
The number of willing, able young men and women entering the trades is well short of the number needed.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500