Manufacturers and industry groups continue to offer their assistance to people and businesses who suffered losses from the recent hurricanes. Among them:

Takagi's tankless gas-fired water heaters were used to provide hot water for a temporary military facility in Louisiana serving the Katrina hurricane recovery effort.

Munters is involved in a document restoration effort in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. More than 20 truckloads of documents were retrieved for processing. Most were sent to Munters' drying centers in Boston, Chicago or Los Angeles to undergo air drying or vacuum freeze drying, then be cleaned to remove mold and residue from the flood waters.

Waterless Co. LLC is offering $500,000 in discounts on its water conservation product line for all facilities and conservation needs in the affected hurricane area in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Texas and Florida. The company will offer substantial discounts to building owners, schools, colleges, cities, counties, state agencies, the military and other facilities for its Waterless No-Flush™ urinals. For more information, visit

Neuco Inc., a master distributor of HVACR controls, donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), is offering free access to its brochure, Guidelines for Handling Water Damaged Electrical Equipment, in response to electrical hazards posed in the aftermath of Hurricane Wilma. Free downloads of the brochure are available at Also, NEMA is providing customer service numbers for consumers and safety professionals to call for information about the safety of electrical equipment and systems in the affected areas. Visit: