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Check out the First Supply Knowledge Center for our growing collection of articles to help keep you up-to-date on current topics and trends. Stay ahead of the competition with a selection of topics about the HVAC, Plumbing, PVF, Well & Septic and Waterworks industries.

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  • 6 Helpful Apps for HVAC Contractors
    6 Helpful Apps for HVAC Contractors

    6 Helpful Apps for HVAC Contractors

    Smart phones and tablets have become essential tools for HVAC system service technicians and heating, ventilation and air conditioning business owners. Mobile devices can be customized with add-on applications (apps) available for iOS and Android devices.

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  • Bidet Seats Reduce Toilet Paper Anxiety
    Bidet Seats Reduce Toilet Paper Anxiety

    Bidet Seats Reduce Toilet Paper Anxiety

    When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in the spring of 2020, cleaning and hygiene supplies flew off the shelves and turned weekly shopping trips into scavenger hunts. When people were forced to spend more time at home, toilet paper rose to the top of the list of things that became difficult to find.

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  • How to Make a PVC Hand Sanitizer Dispenser
    How to Make a PVC Hand Sanitizer Dispenser

    How to Make a PVC Hand Sanitizer Dispenser

    Coronavirus has been a major concern since March 2020 and is something we’ve all been dealing with in one way or another. Businesses have had to change the way they are providing services while safely meeting the needs of their customers.

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  • The Sticky Subject of Duct Tape
    The Sticky Subject of Duct Tape

    The Sticky Subject of Duct Tape

    Duct Tape is well-known as a versatile, somewhat sketchy, repair solution. But those in the HVAC field know that despite the name, Duct Tape isn’t the best choice to seal ducts. Most people go so far as to say the tape shouldn’t be used for sealing ducts.

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  • Retrofitting Commercial Bathrooms with Touchless Technology
    Retrofitting Commercial Bathrooms

    Retrofitting Commercial Bathrooms with Touchless Technology

    Sensing technologies for hands-free activation improves the overall hygine and cleanliness in the restroom, improves user accessibility in compliance with ADA, while also conserving water and energy.

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  • Nu-Calgon iWave Air Purifying Devices
    Nu-Calgon iWave

    Nu-Calgon iWave Air Purifying Devices

    iWave is an air purifying device that installs in any air conditioning or heating system. When air passes over the iWave, ions produced by the device reduce pathogens, allergens, particles, smoke, and odors in the air, creating a healthy environment without producing any harmful byproducts.

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  • Touchless Faucet Options
    Touchless Faucet Options

    Touchless Faucet Options

    With the outbreak and spread of Covid-19, commercial and residential customers are looking for ways to decrease the spread of illness. Minimizing contact with faucet handles can further slow the spread of communicable disease.

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  • Leak Beating Products
    Leak Beating Products

    Leak Beating Products

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that over 1 trillion gallons of water a year are wasted because of leaking pipes and plumbing fixtures. Allowing leaks to continue unchecked is like flushing good money down the drain.

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  • 3 Easy Ways to Improve HVAC System Performance
    3 Easy Ways to Improve HVAC System Performance

    3 Ways to Improve HVAC System Performance

    Any HVAC system that is functioning properly will maintain reasonable indoor temperatures. But, if you’re looking to take performance to the next level, there are a few add-ons that can make indoor spaces even more comfortable and efficient.

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  • 6 Winter Tips for HVAC Customers
    6 Winter Tips for HVAC Customers

    6 Winter Tips for HVAC Customers

    A new furnace is a big expense. And like it or not, if a unit you installed doesn’t live up to a homeowner’s expectations, you might not get the call when it comes time for a new water heater or their next HVAC installation.

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