John Mesenbrink

New site is designed to educate, engage, and provide tools for users’ unique needs Aquatherm announced the launch of a totally refreshed, updated, and expanded website. The new site is designed to educate, engage, and assist contractors, engineers, and building owners who are considering or undertaking projects using Aquatherm polypropylene piping systems. Improved navigation, searchability Read More

Milwaukee Tool found its “promised land” in tool technology, or its definite game changer, if you will, when it graduated from NiCad to lithium-Ion batteries. “In 2005 Milwaukee turned the power tool industry on its head when we invented the technology that enabled the use of lithium-ion in power tools. This was an achievement the Read More

The 2019 AHR Show in Atlanta is in the rearview mirror. Before I get into the meat of the show, I wanted to touch upon some of the “infrastructure” surrounding the show. First, most of the activities surrounding the Georgia World Congress Center are fairly concentrated, and that causes traffic problems at peak traffic times Read More

When ProStaffer Tim Kuhlman isn’t busy testing and reviewing products and tools for our ProStaff program, he does have a busy, full-time job as a plumbing tech for Grasser’s Plumbing & Heating Inc., McNabb, Ill., a family-owned plumbing and HVAC company serving the Illinois valley for more than 60 years. Recently, Kuhlman was tasked with Read More

At a nearby assisted living facility in Gorham, Maine, which featured a failing atmospheric boiler—with no redundancy—and aging indirect tanks, the building was fraught with hot water disaster potential. The 18,000-sq.-ft. building relied on radiant heat throughout the 50-unit residential units for the health of its elderly residents, and they relied on continuous hot water Read More