Blogs

17
May

A Year After NAECA, Water Heater Manufacturers Look to the Future

Leading water heater manufacturers like Bradford White, Rheem and A.O. Smith spent many years designing and developing new technology to meet the energy-efficiency standards in the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA). Since those standards went into effect last April 16, Contractors, wholesalers and distributors – as well as their residential and light commercial customers – have adjusted to the changes.

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05
May

What's the most expensive toilet in the world?

They say that the road to the palace of wisdom is paved with excess. The folks at Hang Fu­ng Gold Technology Group in Hong Kong must be very wise indeed. The company's Hong Kong showroom features the "Hall of Gold," which contains several opulent handcrafted treasures. But the tourist favorite is "The World's Most Expensive Gold and Jewelry Sparkling Environmental Friendly Washroom" [source: Hang Fung]. Perhaps the most admired item in the gold bathroom is the 24-carat solid gold toilet.

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15
Apr

Pipe Insulation

Insulate those pipes before it gets cold! When temperatures are at or below freezing, running a steady drop of hot and cold water from your faucets may keep your pipes from freezing. If your pipes are not insulated, they can freeze even with a small flow of water. So, insulate those pipes! But beware; insulated pipes can freeze when there is no water movement to keep the pipes warm.

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31
Mar

How to Fix a Leaky Stem Faucet

Gather your tools: A pair of pliers or a wrench, a screwdriver, replacement packing.

Tip: If you're not sure which packing to buy, take your old packing with you to the store. Someone there can help you find the right replacement packing.

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17
Mar

Green Options for Water Heaters

The typical water heater runs all day and night to keep up to 100 gallons of water hot and ready for use. For a more eco-friendly experience, try alternatives that offer the same hot water without the constant energy use.

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01
Mar

Odors in the Plumbing System

The well-designed and correctly installed plumbing system is odorless. Odors are most likely to arise from leaks in the waste or vent piping or from traps which have lost their water seal. In an incorrectly installed system, there are, of course, many opportunities for odors to result from defects in the system, particularly if it is not properly vented.

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15
Feb

Understanding Backflow Prevention Programs

Some agencies, through the enforcement of the Federal Clean Water Act, were given the task of protecting our potable water supplies. It clarified that water purveyors must protect the public water supply from contamination by an outside source, through implementation of a Backflow Prevention Program.

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22
Dec

Laszlos Plumbing of Paradise Valley AZ

Laszlos Plumbing of Paradise Valley 602-291-6500 Visit: http://plumbingbylaszlo.com Water Heater Repairs Service

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03
Dec

Laszlos Plumbing of Phoenix AZ 602-291-6500 Water Heater Specials

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