Delta Faucet Company and PHCC Announce 2012 Contractor and Apprentice of the Year Award Winners

Delta Faucet Company and PHCC Apprentice of the Year Award

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Faucet Company congratulates the 2012 winners of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors (PHCC)—National Association/Delta Faucet Company John Eberhardt Contractor of the Year and Apprentice of the Year awards, two prestigious honors sponsored by Delta Faucet Company.

Mary Jean Anderson, owner of Anderson Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. and member of the PHCC of San Diego chapter, was named PHCC/Delta Faucet Company John Eberhardt Contractor of the Year and Orbelin Roman, a student in the four-year plumbing apprentice program run by the PHCC of Nevada chapter, was named Apprentice of the Year. Both winners were recognized at an awards ceremony hosted by PHCC during its Connect 2012 industry conference in Philadelphia on October 5.

Free Heat Loss Calculator App: Slant/Fin’s Hottest New Tool For Contractors

Free Heat Loss Calculator App

Greenvale, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 -- Heating contractors can now add a powerful tool to their ‘belt’ for free by downloading the new heat loss calculator app from Slant/Fin, one of the oldest and most respected names in boilers and baseboard heating. The first app of its kind designed for use with any iPad or iPhone, the extremely handy “Hydronic Explorer” makes it easier than ever for today’s heating professional to determine, in-home, the ideal equipment a customer needs for maximum comfort and fuel efficiency. Helping Contractors Find Work in Poor Economy

EComfort Helping Contractors Find Work

Buffalo Grove, IL (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 -- A new online program, ComfortBase, will act as a free matchmaker between qualified contractors looking for work and homeowners who aren’t sure where to find a contractor. Qualified contractors will soon have a new way to compete with less expensive, but less qualified, contractors in a tight economy. Homeowners will conveniently see contact information for local contractors right as they purchase their equipment from

As Summer Sizzles, ACCA Offers Tips to Choose the Right HVAC Contractor

ACCA Tips to Choose HVAC Contractor

Arlington, VA (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 -- On July 10, NBC’s Today Show aired an undercover investigation segment on air conditioning repairs. The “sting” operation took place at a home in New Jersey, where contractors were called to a home experiencing a problem with its air conditioning system. When they misdiagnosed or misled the customer, they were confronted by the Today Show team about their methods.

Robert C. (Bobby) Ring served as Today’s expert consultant for the segment. Ring is president of Meyer & Depew Co., a contracting business in Kenilworth, New Jersey. He also serves as a member of the national Board of Directors of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), the nation’s largest non-profit trade association serving the indoor environment industry.

Charlotte Based Repair and Maintenance Company, Maintenance Specialists, Launches New Website at

Maintenance Specialists NC

Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 14, 2012 -- Maintenance Specialists in Charlotte, NC, announced today the launch of their new website, Maintenance Specialists is a repair and maintenance company that provides services in Charlotte and surrounding areas, including parts of South Carolina. They have their General Contractor’s License and perform both interior and exterior home repair and renovation. Maintenance Specialists takes pride in delivering quality work and customer service to their clients. Because consistent quality is their goal, they have a customer satisfaction guarantee on all the work they perform.

Maintenance Specialists is confident that the new website will increase consumer awareness about who they are and what they do. Jason Rickman, Director of Operations states, “We are excited about the new website. Maintenance Specialists brings a high level of professionalism to our industry. We want our website to reflect our values while also giving customers information about our background and the work we do.” Their website contains information on all of the services they perform, including interior repairs and renovation as well as exterior maintenance work.

SPX Awarded Contract to Provide Advanced Direct Contact Condensers for Largest Geothermal Plant Project in Kenya

SPX Direct Contact Condensers

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation today announced that SPX Heat Transfer Inc. has been awarded a contract to supply four advanced direct contact condensers (ADCC's) to what will eventually be the largest geothermal power plant ever constructed in Kenya.

SPX's ADCC's will serve four Toshiba 70 MW steam turbines at the new plant being constructed in the Rift Valley of Kenya, 100 kilometers northwest of Nairobi. SPX Heat Transfer was selected to provide the condensers by Hyundai Engineering, the full turnkey contractor for Kenya Electricity Generating Co.'s Olkaria I and IV geothermal plants. The two plants are expected to be completed by April 2014.

Petaluma HVAC Contractors, BKB Heating and Air Conditioning, Offers Tips and Free Estimates on Furnace Installations

BKB Heating and Air Conditioning

Petaluma, CA (PRWEB) February 16, 2012 -- Petaluma's HVAC contractors, BKB Heating and Air Conditioning, is currently offering free estimates on furnace installations and encouraging customers to be aware of what components makes a furnace great.

"We offer free estimates, but be aware that not all furnace estimates are the same," Brian Butts, owner of BKB Heating and Air Conditioning, said. "Be sure heating contractors are offering quality equipment, such as Trane furnaces, with a detailed description of the job they will be performing. Any contractor can make the furnace installation look good from the outside. But is it working as efficiently as it's designed to? It's behind the scenes where the efficiency of the furnace counts."

Kohl Building Products Selects improveit! 360 to Support Contractors, Increase Profits

Kohl Building Products

(PRWEB) January 09, 2012 -- improveit! 360, the nation’s premier business management application for remodelers, contractors and home service pros, announced it was selected by Kohl Building Products as a partner to help them grow revenues and support the success of their contractor network.

Texzon Utilities and Patriot Contractors Partner to Form Patriot Power Group

Patriot Power Group

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 -- Texzon Utilities and Patriot Contractors announced today the formation of a new company, PATRIOT POWER GROUP, jointly owned by the 2 companies. Patriot Power Group is a service disabled veteran owned small business (SDVOSB).

PATRIOT POWER GROUP was formed to combine the resources and experience of both firms for sales and installation of green energy products like solar, wind and lighting to the governmental, military and commercial markets, and provide temporary power and communications for disaster recovery.

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