Each year, the ENERGY STAR program honors a group of businesses and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy achievements. Read more
The smart home market is booming. There are now connected devices in practically every room of the house — smart lights, smart cameras, smart door locks, smart refrigerators, smart HVAC systems, and yes, smart plumbing devices. Read more
Sioux Chief Manufacturing recently named Michael Foster vice president of commercial products. Read more
A perfect storm of events left Texas residents grasping for the most basic needs — power and running water. Read more
“Water quality has grown 300% across the U.S. since the pandemic began,” says Glen Blavet, founder and CEO of HALO Water Systems. “People are at home, and they’re looking to improve their quality of life and their health, so they’re looking at the water they’re drinking out of the tap.” Read more
PHCC National Association put out a statement today noting it is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of GSM Services employee James Lewis, a HVAC service technician who was killed during a mass shooting that took place April 7 in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Read more
Offered in both 115V and 230V versions with multiple switch options, Little Giant’s new 16G Series 1 hp Grinder Pump features a powerful 1 hp Class F motor, a cutting mechanism design based on Franklin Electric’s patented 2 hp grinder pump, and a 2" discharge adapter preassembled onto the pump for ultimate versatility. Read more
Designed to meet larger commercial and conventional residential drainage applications, the Saniswift Pro can handle greywater from up to three fixtures: sink, shower, dishwasher or washing machine (via a laundry sink). Read more
In today’s world, online reviews matter. I recently decided to switch dentists and find one closer to our new home. Read more
The new Noritz America RPK-EXT external pump kit gives users time, water and energy-saving benefits of hot water recirculation on an even broader array of residential taknless water heaters, the company notes. Read more

Bring It On: Even The Toughest Of Tasks Are No Match For Moen Garbage Disposals

Don't you wish every product in your kitchen could be as dependable as your Moen faucet? Kitchens everywhere are now one step closer to achieving superior, Moen-quality performance, thanks to the introduction of Moen garbage disposals. This new line of disposals ensures a complete product solution you can trust, above the sink and below.

"Moen is known for its thoughtful design," said Aaron Bores, director, Design Quality, Moen. "We create quality products that provide simple solutions to everyday problems -- from faucets that sense and respond to your every move, to fixtures that resist water spots and fingerprint...

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It was just announced that Jason Hydrotherapy has unveiled the Vivere walk-in tub with MicroSilk.

This will certainly be a game changer in the walk-in tub industry and has been long awaited since the introduction of MicroSilk to the world. This seems to be the perfect combination for those people in need of a walk-in tub and want the heath benefits of MicroSilk. The door has opened (No pun intended) for Jason Hydrotherapy to enter the world of walk-in tubs.

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Why Choose a walk-in tub over a standard bath tub?

• A walk-in tub allows for easy entry and exit from the bath tub for those individuals with physical disabilities or elderly people who don't have the strength and mobility to safely...

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TANK TYPE WATER HEATER

Depending on the size of your family, you may consider the storage capacity of tank type water heaters. Such devices are provided with insulated tanks in which water is heated and stored for use. It is the commonest kind of heater that is used for commercial as well as residential purposes. Such products are classified as electric, natural gas, liquid propane devices.

When choosing such water heaters, you need to consider the size of the tank because these are categorized by the gallons of water that can be stored within. To know the ideal size of the tank type water heater, you can take guidance from the following chart:

Family size

Electric

Liquid Propane/Natural Gas

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Have you ever experienced a plugged sewer line inside your home?

Did it make a huge mess or were you one of the few lucky ones that caught it just in time to avoid an overflow?

I can tell you now that dealing with a plugged sewer and drain line can be a very dirty and expensive mess to repair.

Here at Johnny's Plumbing & Hydronics in Cañon City, Colorado, we have the right tools and equipment to help you get all your drain problems taken care of and free flowing once again. Our trained professional service technicians will be able to assess the situation an determine the best solution to the problem.

We have invested over $30,000 into our equipment which includes a state of the art sewer ...

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Johnny's Plumbing & Hydronics is currently hiring plumbers to work in Cañon City and Pueblo Colorado.

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We are looking for experienced plumbers to work in the field of residential plumbing, commercial plumbing, service plumber, heat technician, and sewer and drain cleaning specialist.

Highest paying plumbing company is seeking plumbers to carry out daily duties of:

-Replacing water heaters
-Repairing leaks on water and drain lines
-Repairing faucets, disposers, valves, backflow preventers, toilets, leaks, pipes, and etc...
-Heating knowledge a plus
-Tankless water heater repairs and installations
-Sewer and drain cleaning
-Water softeners and conditioners ...

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How Old Is Your Water Heater?

If your water heater is 10 years old or older, than you may want to read this...

Starting TODAY, April 16, 2015 - Federal mandates will require all water heater manufacturers to increase the energy factors on all water heaters that they produce from this day forward. What exactly is this and what does it mean?

Here is some information as presented on the Bradford White website to clarify a little bit about this new mandate.

On April 16, 2015, there will be significant changes to water heater energy factor (EF) requirements as the result of updates to the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA). These new requirements call for higher energy factor (EF) rat...

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The Big Boss in action. This guy never stops working. John T. Fontecchio III, owner of Johnny's Plumbing & Hydronics, is shown here working out all the details for the complete remodel of the old Daily Record Building in Cañon City. This building will soon become the new second location for Sol Vista Health. John is famous for his amazing plumbing knowledge and ability to overcome nearly any plumbing challenge that is thrown at him. He is often hired out by architects and engineers to assist with plumbing system designs, layouts, and recommendations. When you are in need of a plumber, call Johnny's Plumbing & Hydronics and allow them to show you why they have been voted "Best Plumber"...

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Are you ready to change out that old water heater and step into the world of endless hot water?

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Many homeowners are facing the decision on whether to replace their old school tank style water heater or step into the newest technology of heating domestic water by a tankless water heater.

I have been dealt with this tank or no tank decision with our own customers literally hundreds of times and it is rising fast.

There are a few key points that plumbers look for when determining whether a tankless water heater is a good fit for your home or business.

• Where is your current water heater installed? Is it located down in a basement, close to an outside wall, or near the center of the home on...

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