The plumbing industry is constantly evolving. This month, ESPIRT keeps water features running, Jobber gives grants to small businesses, Pfister launches a docuseries, designers talk about what’s new in plumbing, and we are on our way to carbon-free water heaters and boilers. Keep on reading for more details.
Founded in 1983 by former Disney Imagineers, Southern California’s WET Design creates water features that are quite a few cuts above the fountains you might see at your local mall or city park. Their expansive portfolio is an impressive showcase of what’s possible when water, light, music, and human ingenuity come together.
To take a look at their portfolio and to learn more about the plumbing behind these water features click here.
Jobber, a leading provider of home service management software, today announced the recipients of its $150,000 grant program, Boost by Jobber. Thirty small businesses were selected from thousands of applications and received funds ranging between $1,500 to $20,000 USD.
To see the list of recipients, check out the full article here.
Pfister has launched a new docuseries that it hopes can be a valuable workforce development tool for the plumbing industry. The bi-weekly digital series “American Plumber Stories,” hosted by Craig Morgan, debuted Aug. 2 and features the lives of plumbers throughout the U.S. The goal is to promote the plumbing trade to the next generation of professionals. The show highlights the stories of plumbers around the nation including how they got started in the trade and the passion they have for their profession.
To find out where you can watch the docuseries click here.
For a closer look at decorative plumbing trends, Hardware Retailing spoke with three designers who have expertise in the category. Because their businesses are located in different parts of the country, they each see varied kinds of trends. Their insights can lead you toward what customers may like, but they agree it’s vital to listen to customers first.
To see what these designers have to say read the full article.
Traditionally, the need for hot water and steam is met by burning fossil fuels in water heaters and boilers, releasing climate and air pollution. The good news is that there are technologies, and already widespread in many countries, that can cut those emissions by half or more with today’s power grid, and provide a path to carbon and pollutant-free hot water and steam when using renewable sources Energy operated while reducing energy costs compared to conventional gas boilers.
For more information on this new technology click here.
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