Welcome to the “And So It Flows” podcast, BNP Media’s Plumbing Group show focused on all things tech, trades and trends within the PHCP-PVF industry. Each episode features exclusive insights from leading industry experts and decision-makers discussing the latest PHVAC news, industry innovations, trends and issues. Delve into the topics shaping the plumbing and HVAC industries as Supply House Times works to keep listeners up-to-date.
In January, Matco-Norca announced its partnership with Plumbers Without Borders, working towards gender parity in the trades and to close to skills gap worldwide. Supply House Times Chief Editor Natalie Forster talked with Matco-Norca’s Amy Zucchi, Plumbers Without Borders’ Jeff Morgan, and a plumbing company’s Brand Manager turned female contractor, Tosha Everhart. The group discusses attracting and retaining women into PHCP, addressing the skills gap, challenges facing women in plumbing and more.
Plumbing & Mechanical Chief Editor Nicole Krawcke interviews Sean Cleary, vice president of industry programs and Backflow Prevention Institute operations for IAPMO, about the importance of backflow prevention, how codes are influencing backflow preventers, why the industry needs more certified testers and more.
As the United States moves to decarbonize commercial and residential building structures, all eyes turn to heat pumps as a way to increase energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions for not only space heating but domestic hot water as well. This month, PM Engineer Chief Editor Nicole Krawcke had a chance to sit down with Cain White, director of commercial product management for Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US LLC (METUS), about commercial water heating trends, including heat pump water heaters.
PM Engineer Chief Editor Nicole Krawcke had the chance to chat with Jon Dommisse, Bradley Corp.’s vice president of marketing, to discuss how these commercial restroom trends are evolving in 2023, what the hottest products are and how codes are influencing the design of these spaces.
In this episode, PM Engineer Chief Editor Nicole Krawcke chats with Frank Windsor, president of Rinnai, about the top water heating trends heading into 2023, whether supply chain and inflation will continue to be a problem and more.
Supply House Times Chief Editor Natalie Forster dives deep into what is fueling today’s bathroom and kitchen design trends with Moen’s Director of Industrial Design Jessie Birchfield and Duravit’s Northeast Regional Sales Manager Dean Camastro. The two share top consumer and installer wants and how manufacturers are aligning to achieve shared goals like seamlessly integrated technology and sustainability.