Articles by Kelly Faloon

The ‘living in place’ movement

Baby boomers, multigenerational housing, health conditions and awareness are driving this remodeling trend.

The grab bars of old were clunky and institutional-looking. Today, Delta and American Standard have dual-purpose grab bars built into toilet tissue holders, towel bars and corner shelves in the bath/shower. Although not ADA-compliant, they are rated to handle more weight while looking like fixtures already found in the home.


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ISH China 2014 - Day 1

PM Editor Kelly Faloon visits Beijing for ISH China 2014.

Walking through the six halls of the trade show, I saw a lot of tankless water heaters and wall-hung boilers.


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Water heaters face 2015 mandate

What the DOE’s new efficiency standards mean for you and your customers.

In April 2010, the U.S. Department of Energy issued new efficiency standards for residential storage water heaters — gas-fired, oil-fired and electric — and gas-fired tankless water heaters. These efficiency standards become effective in April 2015.


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ISH China Focuses On Global Plumbing

The ‘Plumber Protects the Health of the Nation’ Message Goes Global
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ISH China: Last Day at the Show

PM Editor Kelly Faloon takes in the sights and sounds on the final day of ISH China.
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ISH China: Last Day at the Show

Show news ... and food!
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ISH China: Greetings from Beijing!

PM Editor Kelly Faloon lands in Beijing for the first day of ISH China.
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ISH China: Greetings from Beijing!

My first trip to China!
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Kelly's K/BIS Blog - The Final Day

Observations from the last day of K/BIS 2008.
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Kelly's K/BIS Blog - Day 2

Kelly talks about more products from K/BIS 2008.
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BNP Media's Plumbing Group Visits Grundfos North American Headquarters

BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, comprised of the Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times, PM Engineer (pme) and Reeves Journal brands, recently visited Grundfos’ new North American headquarters building in the western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Ill.

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Free Webinar: Low Temperature Heat Emitter Options in Hydronic Systems

With proper design, you can create systems that require supply water temperatures no higher than 120° F under design load conditions.

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2014 October

Our October 2014 issue features a look at the 2014 Supply House of the Year: Ferguson Enterprises.

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NAECA 2015 Water Heater Regulations

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