Southern PHC reached out to manufacturers and other industry professionals to find solutions for problems facing contractors every day.
PROBLEM: When mounting a tankless water heater system, you may not have all the parts you need or be able to get them quickly. SOLUTION: Navien’s Ready-Link Manifold System is completely modular and sold as individual components. Navien distributors have everything in stock, so you can get all the components locally and assemble the system quickly.
Solved! Copper Develpment Association
PROBLEM: Many contractors might think of copper as being “old school” and difficult to work with. SOLUTION: Even though copper tubing has remained the same, there are many new ways to join it, including press and push connections, that create a solid, leak-free system.
Solved! Zurn Adjust To Finish Floor
PROBLEM: Installing floor drains can be a time-consuming process, involving several steps and—chances are—several trips back and forth to your truck. SOLUTION: Zurn’s EZ1 floor and shower drain has an adjustable top and built-in shim kit to allow contractors to do post-pour adjustments after concrete has been laid, saving an average of 14 minutes per drain install.
Southern PHC traveled to Atlanta to the ASPE Convention and Expo 2018 show to learn the latest innovations that help plumbing engineers.
A. O. Smith at ASPE Expo 2018
From the 2018 ASPE Expo in Atlanta, Matt Schulz of A. O. Smith talks about the company’s Cyclone commercial water heater, which has undergone some upgrades and improvements, including a touchscreen display and connectivity with the iCOMM remote monitoring system that provides notification of fault codes via text or email.
Grundfos ASPE 2018
Reece Robinson with Grundfos explains why their Hydro APC Boosting System is the most energy efficient system on the market. It has an easy to use interface, permanent magnet motors, and low flow shut down options. The system provides constant building water pressure and allows you to exceed the ASHRAE 90.1 code.
American Standard ASPE 2018
Michelle Troconis speaks about American Standard's new flash shower valve. The valve saves time and money on the overall job and includes a uniquely designed cartridge that ensure a long life of perfect functionality for the valve.