Special Events - November 2010
CIPH Habitat for Humanity Home In Newfoundland Is DedicatedThe Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating hosted a dedication ceremony in St. John’s, Newfoundland, at which CIPH Chairman of the Board Russ Morgan of IPEX Inc. presented the house keys to the Alvarez family. Among the more than 100 attendees at the event were CIPH President & General Manager Ralph Suppa, the Newfoundland Region Board and members, Habitat for Humanity volunteers and members of the media. The family is expected to move into the hydronic-heated home in late November. Since 1994 CIPH members have donated $6.3 million in cash and products to Habitat for Humanity.
Wholesaler Reports Huge Growth In Annual Heating ShowWaterbury, CT-based Torrington Supply and Litco Supply reported that attendance at its fourth annual Heating Show held in August was up more than 200% vs. last year. More than 350 heating contractors gathered in Plantsville, CT, for the event, which was intended to show appreciation to both customers and vendors and provide networking and educational opportunities.
Featured speakers included Matt Conant of A.O. Smith and Peter Butler of AKR Associates/Buderus. Representatives for Noritz, Honeywell and Crown also made presentations. Dan Holohan spoke on “Classic Hydronics.” New and upgraded heating products were on display from 65 exhibitors, including anchor vendors A.O. Smith, Burnham, Honeywell, R.W. Beckett, and Weil McLain.
TSC Distribution Group is a privately held wholesale-distributor of residential, commercial, and industrial plumbing, heating and air conditioning equipment, pumps, and industrial piping supplies serving Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York State from 10 locations in Connecticut, three in Massachusetts and one in New York.