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The ABCs of Food Waste: From Disposal to Energy

By Newman's Plumbing | October 2, 2019

The average American generates five pounds of landfill-bound trash each day, making the U.S. waste problem even bigger than experts realized. Food accounts for an astronomical amount of that waste—over 133 billion pounds each year, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates. An Emerson innovation fueled by a surprising source—food waste—is making an impact. Even…

Save More Than Money With a Tankless Water Heater

By Newman's Plumbing | September 17, 2019

Energy, money, and space are a few savings that come immediately to mind when considering what you will save with a Rinnai Tankless Water Heater. There is an energy-devouring monster lurking in your basement. Its mode of operation is simple and boring: it heats and reheats the same basin of water all day long—expending valuable…

New Aquifer Filtration System from KOHLER Eases Water Quality Concerns

By Newman's Plumbing | August 30, 2019

Eco-friendly solution for reducing impurities and ensuring safe, potable water Aquifer® double-cartridge water filtration system With the increased awareness of the effect aging infrastructure can have on water purity, KOHLER has developed a water filtration system that effectively reduces lead, mercury, chlorine, and other contaminants in the water, and is one of the few options…

Delta® VoiceIQ™ Technology Helps Consumers Command the Kitchen

By Newman's Plumbing | August 21, 2019

Kitchen and bath leader’s “smart” faucet increases connectivity in the kitchen To address an emergent need for thoughtfully connected home technology, the Delta brand leverages Amazon® Alexa® and Google® Assistant-enabled devices to create a smart kitchen faucet that thinks on command. Delta VoiceIQ Technology provides dependable, hands-free operation for a revolutionized kitchen space. Designed with…

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Contractors Face Growing Shortage of Plumbers By Plumbing Perspective – April 3, 2017

By Newman's Plumbing | June 14, 2017

  From Florida to Wisconsin, contractors across the nation are wrestling with a growing shortage of skilled plumbers. “There are simply not enough skilled workers available in the labor market,” said Troy W. Maschmeyer, Jr., president and CEO, Maschmeyer Concrete in Lake Park, Florida. “Demand is rising, but many older workers have retired or left…

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DEWALT® Announces New Electrical, Plumbing, and Mechanical Tools

By Newman's Plumbing | June 13, 2017

Tool options for a variety of cutting, crimping, and pressing tasks DEWALT announces its further expansion into trade-focused products with five tools dedicated to the Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing Trades; categories DEWALT plans to continue to develop as the brand  expands its line in the future. Featuring cutting, crimping, and pressing tools, the new line…

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$82.8M Ferguson expansion to create 434 jobs in Newport News

By Newman's Plumbing | June 6, 2017

$82.8M Ferguson expansion to create 434 jobs in Newport News By Kevin Green and Brandi Cummings Published: June 5, 2017 NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — An $82.8 million expansion of Ferguson in Newport News is expected to create more than 400 jobs. “This was a big deal for the Commonwealth of Virginia,” Gov. Terry McAuliffe…