A solar installation by David & Warshow, plus trade networking and educational events are highlights this month.

Davis & Warshow (Maspeth, NY) installed 1,038 solar panels on the roofs of three buildings that house its corporate offices and a central warehouse as part of its Practically Green program.

Davis & Warshow Continues Green Program

One of the latest initiatives by kitchen and bath distributorDavis & Warshow(Maspeth, NY) as part of its Practically Green program involves the installation of 1,038 solar panels affixed to the roofs of three buildings housing corporate offices and a central warehouse within the company’s 250,000-sq.-ft. complex on Maspeth Creek. The panels should produce in excess of 270,000 kWh of clean energy annually, enough to satisfy more than a third of the facility’s usage.

A.I. McDermott hosts dealer meeting in Oshkosh, WI.

Dealers Attend A.I. McDermott Event

The 66th annual dealer meeting  hosted byA.I. McDermottin February, held in Oshkosh, WI, included more than 30 manufacturer booth exhibits displaying water well, on-site wastewater treatment, water treatment, hydronic heating and specialty plumbing products.

Express Pipe & Supply's Culver City branch partnered with Kohler Co. to offer a Korean barbecue.

Express Pipe And Kohler Host BBQ

More than 100 people enjoyed a Korean barbecue on March 3 atExpress Pipe & Supply’s Culver City branch, sponsored by Kohler Co. Branch manager Mark Jones and his wife Carol did the cooking.

Pictured (L-R) Michelle Henderson, showroom manager at Banner Plumbing; Ellen Cheever; Gerald P. Brennan, principal of Brennan Design Group, Chicago; Bob Czechowicz, director, corporate marketing at Masco Corp., and Judd Lord, director of industrial design, Brizo (part of Delta Faucet).

Designing Kitchens And Baths For “Visitability”

Banner Plumbing Supply, Buffalo Grove, IL, hosted a presentation on kitchen and bath design in response to the human life cycle in its showroom March 8. The speaker was Ellen Cheever, author, marketing specialist and design trend analyst. She discussed life span "design" and "visitability."