Building permits: July 15-22, 2022 | Local

Here’s a look at commercial and large residential building permits issued by the city of Longview or applied for from July 15-22:Permits issuedFlores Construction, 3105 Longview Parkway, commercial alteration permit, $14,500Roofmasters LLC., 1901 Alpine Road, commercial alteration permit, $19,956Blazer Electric & Satellite Inc., 2900 McCann Road Unit 348, commercial electric permitPower Pros, 3096 N. Eastman Road, commercial electric permitCircle S Electric, 118 and 110 Mia Lane, new residential electric permitsJade Mechanical Service LLC., 904 Tristan Lane, new residential electric permitPayne Mechanical Services Inc., 701 Gilmer Road, commercial mechanical permitBen Maines Air Conditioning Inc., 106 E. Tyler St., commercial mechanical permitHeating...

Millions of UK residents face poisoning risk from lead water pipes

The tap water in Ben Archard’s apartment in the Herne Hill neighbourhood of south London flows through toxic lead pipes, increasing the risk of brain damage to his children and prompting him to pay for bottled drinking water.Tests carried out by the local authority this year revealed that more than half of the 96 flats on the privately owned estate in Lambeth had lead levels in drinking water above the legally permitted 10 micrograms per litre and 60 “receive or are at risk of receiving water above the safe level for lead in drinking water”.“It is frightening,” said Archard, an...

Plumbing Manufacturers International Applauds Science R&D Investments and STEM Education Provisions in New CHIPS and Science Act

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) applauds congressional approval of the bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act of 2022. The legislation, expected to be signed by President Joe Biden, was developed to strengthen our nation’s competitiveness with China through increased investments in scientific research and development, federal STEM education programs, cybersecurity, innovation programs, and semiconductor manufacturing. The bill provides a comprehensive reauthorization of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which plays a pivotal role in America’s science and technology advancement by determining industry standards critical to fair competition and supporting U.S. manufacturing. The bill makes crucial investments in research, including...

Denver plumber discusses working in the trades

"Right now, we are an industry that is high in demand but limited on the number of plumbers available to work," said Levi Torres, co-owner of High 5 Plumbing. "Far too often, there is a negative stigma associated with working in the trades that isn't true. Working in the trades is fulfilling because you are helping people day in and day out. You get to make a good living without going into debt. There are countless benefits to choosing a life in the trades." When compared to the average salary of an upstart graduate fresh out of a four-year university,...

Stan’s Heating, Air & Plumbing Gives Texans Tips On Conserving Energy While Staying Cool After ERCOT Warnings

AUSTIN, TEXAS, UNITED STATES, July 27, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ -- With the extreme heat expected this summer in Texas, Stan's Heating, Air & Plumbing would like to inform Texans about some ways to conserve energy in the home while remaining comfortable. ERCOT has issued warnings of energy shortages due to the extreme heat, leaving many Texans in a state of anxiety, and bringing back familiar tones of the “Freeze of 2021”, which resulted in major power loss in Central Texas. Stan’s Heating, Air & Plumbing recommends the following tips so you can do your part in conserving energy this summer while...

Former PDS Standout Garita Dominates in the Paint As Jefferson Plumbing Makes Summer Hoops Semis

INSIDE PRESENCE: Ethan Garita heads to the hoop during his career for the Princeton Day School boys’ basketball team. Last Monday, Garita, who played last winter for the Lincoln University men’s hoops program, tallied 20 points to help fifth-seeded Jefferson Plumbing defeat fourth-seeded Planet Fitness 50-38 in the quarterfinals of the Princeton Recreation Department Men’s Summer Basketball League playoffs. In other playoff action on Monday, seventh-seeded Princeton Supply defeated PATH Academy 75-56 and ninth-seeded Majeski Foundation topped eighth-seeded Market on Main 45-26 in first round contests. In quarterfinal action on Wednesday at the Community Park courts, top-seeded and three-time defending...

Plumbing Fittings Market to reach US$ 91.9 billion by 2031; States TMR Study

Rising construction activities in emerging economies spurring demand in plumbing fittings market; massive demand for pipes for high-performance plumbing systems steering revenue growth Enormous uptake of metal and plastic pipes for residential projects in industrialized nations propelling sales; opportunities in Asia Pacific market to be lucrative in near future owing to massive demand WILMINGTON, Del., July 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Demand for plumbing systems in residential and industrial constructions especially in emerging economies has been augmenting the plumbing industry market size. Rise in use of pipes and fittings in renovated buildings is a key trend that will augment the plumbing...

24/7 AC Repair Launched by HVAC & Plumbing Expert Broussard

Article content Nashville, Tennessee–(Newsfile Corp. – July 23, 2022) – Broussard Services in Nashville (+1-615-988-6030) has announced a new heating and cooling update for customers throughout the local area. The full-service plumbing and heating contractor is available on a 24/7 basis for fast and efficient solutions. Article content Broussard Services To view an enhanced version of this graphic, please visit:https://images.newsfilecorp.com/files/8814/131730_f38126c0548f39e5_001full.jpg Broussard Services have updated their services to ensure that families throughout Brentwood, Ridgetop, Millersville, Goodlettsville, Hendersonville, Mt. Juliet, Berry Hill, Belle Meade, Pasquo, La Vergne, and Franklin can get the HVAC repair and maintenance they need. More information can be...

Seaside Equity Partners Announces Sale of Andersen Commercial Plumbing

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seaside Equity Partners, LLC (“Seaside”), a growth-oriented private equity firm focused on investing in leading providers of mission critical services in the Western U.S., is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of its portfolio company Andersen Commercial Plumbing, LLC (“ACP” or “Company”). Terms of the sale were not disclosed. Headquartered in La Verne, CA, ACP provides turnkey plumbing and HVAC services to the Southern California market, serving as a one-stop solution to its growing customer base. Through its eight locations, ACP services a loyal, blue-chip set of customers across diversified end markets. The sale of...

Suit filed against unlicensed Raleigh County plumber | State & Region

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed suit alleging an unlicensed Raleigh County plumbing contractor defrauded at least seven consumers of more than $5,700 in payments for plumbing projects the defendant would never finish. The lawsuit targets Jerry Smales, who pretended to be a plumbing contractor even though he lacked any requisite licensing, according to a press release from the attorney general’s office. The suit seeks to block Smales from any future contracting work in West Virginia, in addition to the payment of restitution and penalties.The alleged violations occurred through his operation of Mountaineer Plumbing and Beckley Plumbing. “Anyone engaging in...