What You Need to Know About Regional Stormwater Management Program Fees

Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) Regional Stormwater Management Program fees will resume in July. Solving stormwater problems (flooding, pollution, erosion) can be difficult, since runoff from hard surfaces in one community drains into another. The Sewer District’s Stormwater Management Program provides a regional approach to these problems. Starting July 2016, a Regional Stormwater Management … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Regional Stormwater Management Program Fees

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How to Conserve Water Inside and Outside of Your Home

Springtime in Northeast Ohio kicks off the seasonal chores of yard-work and house cleaning. With the following easy tips from Green Plumbers USA, you could save thousands of gallons of water a month.

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Spring Plumbing Tips for Your Home

Spring is here in Cleveland and CPI wants to ensure your home is ready for the change in weather. We’ve got general tips for your kitchen and bathrooms, appliances, and the outside of your home. Follow our advice to keep your home and your family safe in the spring.

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Ohio UA Apprenticeship Contest in Cleveland April 19-21

CPI is thrilled to announce that we, along with Pipefitters Local 120, are going to be hosting the Ohio United Association Apprenticeship Contest this year…

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Reducing Lead Exposure in Your Drinking Water

Safe drinking water is something most of us take for granted everyday but recent events in Flint, Michigan have many thinking twice about how safe their water really is and whether lead exposure should be a concern. For complete peace of mind, Cleveland Plumbing Industry recommends having your water tested to confirm the level of … Continue reading Reducing Lead Exposure in Your Drinking Water

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Tips to Prevent Frozen Pipes from Cleveland Plumbing Industry

Now that the cold weather has hit Northeast Ohio, protecting our homes plumbing is a priority to prevent frozen pipes and expensive repairs. Cleveland Plumbing Industry offers a few tips for protecting your homes pipes this winter…

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Keeping Your Disposal Safe this Holiday Season

Having a garbage disposal in your kitchen is a huge help, especially during the holidays. However, it’s easy to make small mistakes when using it, and even easier to cause a big problem. Garbage disposal clogs can lead to a costly solution, so it’s important to treat your disposal well. Here are a few tips … Continue reading Keeping Your Disposal Safe this Holiday Season

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Scald Burn Safety

It’s important to remember that severe burns aren’t just caused by flames; scald burns, caused by hot liquids, result in horrible pain and possible prolonged treatment. While scald burns can be…

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The Curse of the Clogged Drain

What’s scarier than ghosts and goblins? More frightening than vampires? Even creepier than zombies? It’s a clogged drain, and it’s a plumbing nightmare.

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CPI Official Fall Checklist

As we slip into the colder seasons, preventative home maintenance is an essential step towards avoiding major plumbing problems. While the oh-so dreadful temperatures are on their way…

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CPI Participates in 58th Annual OAPI Conference

The Cleveland Plumbing Industry (CPI) is excited to participate in the 58th annual education conference conducted by the Ohio Association of Plumbing Inspectors (OAPI) organization.

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Cub Scout Plumbing Program Begins

The Cleveland Plumbing Industry held an abbreviated version of its successful Plumbing Merit Badge Program for local Cub Scouts…

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CPI Sponsors Design and Construction Conference

The Cleveland Engineering Society‘s 62nd Annual Design and Construction Conference held last Thursday, March 13.

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CES Event at CPI Training Center a Success

The Cleveland Engineering Society Board of Directors meeting held yesterday, Feb. 12, at the CPI Training Center was a great success, according to all parties present.

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CPI Training Center to Host CES Event

When the Cleveland Plumbing Industry began a Gold partnership with the Cleveland Engineering Society in 2013…

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Holiday Safety: Extension Ladders

No one wants to climb a ladder in the ice and snow, but you may have to get those festive lights strung along the house or clear snow off the satellite dish to watch A Christmas Story.

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World Toilet Day 2014

Today, Nov. 19, marks the inaugural World Toilet Day, an international day of action designated by the United Nations General Assembly “to break the taboo around toilets and draw attention…

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Holiday Cooking Plumbing Tips

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the family cooks are beginning to make room in the refrigerator and clean out the oven in preparation for a big feast. But there is an oft-forgotten part of the kitchen that deserves special attention and care next week: the sink and garbage disposal. Grease, oils and certain foods … Continue reading Holiday Cooking Plumbing Tips

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CES Tours Local 55 JATC

The Cleveland Engineering Society toured Plumbers Local 55’s Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee facility today in order to determine what kind of CES events could…

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CES Tours Local 55 JATC

The Cleveland Engineering Society toured Plumbers Local 55‘s Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee facility today in order to determine what kind of CES events could be there in the future.

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CPI Helps Re-Build Home for Local Veteran

Several of the Cleveland Plumbing Industry’s highly-trained and skilled professionals are currently volunteering their time and resources to Purple Heart Homes to help re-build a home for a disabled veteran in South Euclid. Founded by two soldiers severely wounded in Iraq in 2004, Purple Heart Homes, Inc. “is dedicated to providing personalized housing solutions for … Continue reading CPI Helps Re-Build Home for Local Veteran

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Pumpkin ‘guts’ can create Halloween havoc on plumbing

The Cleveland Plumbing Industry would like to offer some timely plumbing advice to prevent unnecessary and costly plumbing repairs. At this time of year, millions of pumpkins are being carved into jack-o-lanterns, creating immense quantities of leftover pulp. Many homeowners begin the carving process by opening the pumpkins in their kitchen sink. Unfortunately, some of … Continue reading Pumpkin ‘guts’ can create Halloween havoc on plumbing

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CPI Contractor Builds Up Cleveland Skyline

The Cleveland Plumbing Industry played a large role in the newest addition to the Cleveland Skyline – the Ernst & Young Tower on the East Bank of the Flats – which was recently profiled in the August issue of Contracting Business. Coleman-Spohn Corporation, a CPI-affiliated contractor, installed the mechanical systems for the 19-story, 660,000 sq. ft. … Continue reading CPI Contractor Builds Up Cleveland Skyline

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Ohio Contractors Insurance Premiums to Change

As a footnote to Ohio’s billion dollar rebate announced this spring by Governor John Kasich, the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation mentioned they would be seeking legislation that would significantly affect contractors financially in the future. The BWC is looking to shift from a retrospective premium determination to a prospective determination, meaning contractors will be asked … Continue reading Ohio Contractors Insurance Premiums to Change

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September Plumbing Industry Updates

The Cleveland Plumbing Industry is dedicated to keeping our contractors, journeymen plumbers and apprentices up to date on the latest plumbing industry applications, education and legislation. Here are some of the latest updates affecting our industry: Senate Bill 78 The Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board introduced SB78 to clean up several areas of the contractor … Continue reading September Plumbing Industry Updates

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Mayor Frank Jackson Fundraiser

Please join is in supporting City of Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson as he seeks a third mayoral term this November. It is vital that we stand behind candidates who share our commitment to move Cleveland and the region forward. The Mechanical and Plumbing Industry Council (MAPIC), National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Greater Cleveland Chapter, … Continue reading Mayor Frank Jackson Fundraiser

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Plumbing Merit Badge Fall Session

Journeymen Plumbers Union Local 55 and the Northern Ohio Chapter of the American Society of Sanitary Engineers recently conducted the first session of their popular Plumbing Merit Badge Training Program of the fall. The session was fully booked with local Boy Scout troops who received both classroom and “hands-on” experiences of basic plumbing practices at … Continue reading Plumbing Merit Badge Fall Session

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Plumbing Merit Badge Fall Session

Journeymen Plumbers Union Local 55 and the Northern Ohio Chapter of the American Society of Sanitary Engineers recently conducted the first session of their popular Plumbing Merit Badge Training Program of the fall. The session was fully booked with local Boy Scout troops who received both classroom and “hands-on” experiences of basic plumbing practices at … Continue reading Plumbing Merit Badge Fall Session

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Plumbing Certification Requirement Updates

The Cleveland Plumbing Industry is dedicated to promoting and maintaining the highest standards of training, safety and production for all of the region’s plumbing contractors, journeymen and apprentices. The following are two certification requirement updates in the plumbing industry: Backflow Certification There is now only one backflow certification through the State of Ohio. If you … Continue reading Plumbing Certification Requirement Updates

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Cleveland Water Department Farms Out Backflow Program

The Cleveland Water Department has farmed out its backflow program to BSI, a private company that will handle the entire program. Under this new system, everything will now be done online. The good news is that the Water Department has not abandoned the isolation device monitoring, as was rumored. CPCA President John Marotta and MCA … Continue reading Cleveland Water Department Farms Out Backflow Program

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HB 168 Seeks Public Funding for Private Workforce Training

A bill to add apprenticeship as a Post-Secondary Education Option to currently enrolled high school students was introduced this spring without any consultation to joint apprenticeship programs. In what seems to be another effort by ABC to have public money fund private workforce training, programs would receive public school dollars for training high school students. … Continue reading HB 168 Seeks Public Funding for Private Workforce Training

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Importance of Plumbing Cub & Girl Scout Event

The Cleveland Plumbing Industry, Journeymen Plumbers Union Local 55 and the Northern Ohio Chapter of the American Society of Sanitary Engineers (ASSE) will be producing an event this fall to introduce local Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and family members to the importance of plumbing and careers associated with the plumbing industry. This event will include representatives from CPI, a … Continue reading Importance of Plumbing Cub & Girl Scout Event

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CPI Sponsors Prestigious Dressage Competition

The Cleveland Plumbing Industry was a proud “Daily Ring” sponsor of the Northern Ohio Dressage Association July 2013 USEF/USDF Recognized Dressage Competition held at Grand Haven Stable in Jefferson, Ohio. Despite several thunderstorms throughout the weekend of July 19, the prestigious competition ran smoothly and was a big success for the NODA. CPI looks forward to … Continue reading CPI Sponsors Prestigious Dressage Competition

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Lead-Free Brass Law Shapes Future of Plumbing Industry

The plumbing industry will move into a new era on January 4, 2014 when the lead-free brass law takes effect. This new law will “make it illegal to sell or install pipes, fittings and fixtures in applications that convey water for human consumption that have a weighted average lead content exceeding 0.25%,” writes Robert Mader … Continue reading Lead-Free Brass Law Shapes Future of Plumbing Industry

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Safety Checklist in Works for Construction Contracts

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is moving closer to recommending a 20-criteria safety and health checklist for companies bidding on federal construction contracts going forward. To evaluate applicants, the newest version of the checklist will allow procurement officers to score each of the twenty items on a scale of one (“no compliance”) to five (“full … Continue reading Safety Checklist in Works for Construction Contracts

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CPI’s Skilled Workforce Featured in “Properties”

The Cleveland Plumbing Industry’s focus on quality development of workforce education and training is highlighted in the current May issue of Properties, Northeast Ohio’s monthly realty, construction and architecture magazine. Supported by the United Association (UA) Plumbers Local Union 55, CPI is dedicated to promoting and maintaining the highest standards of training, safety and production … Continue reading CPI’s Skilled Workforce Featured in “Properties”

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Merit Badge Program to Continue in Fall

The Northern Ohio Chapter of the American Society of Sanitary Engineers (ASSE) and Journeymen Plumbers Union Local 55 have held two sessions of the popular Plumbing Merit Badge Training Program so far in 2013 and plan to continue these interactive events in the future. Both the March 23 and May 11 sessions were fully booked with local Boy Scout troops, who … Continue reading Merit Badge Program to Continue in Fall

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Annual Apprenticeship Contest Recap

On March 26 approximately 60 first through fifth year apprentices competed in the Annual Northern Ohio ASSE, Plumbers Union Local 55 and CPI Apprenticeship Contest. Each year, our apprentices complete 1,700 to 2,000 hours of hands-on, on-the-job training and a minimum of 246 hours of related classroom instruction at the Plumbers Local 55 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, where they … Continue reading Annual Apprenticeship Contest Recap

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How to Conserve Water Outdoors

The weather is starting to get warmer, and many Northeast Ohioans will begin the seasonal chore of yard-work within the next few weeks. With the following easy tips from Green Plumbers USA, you could save thousands of gallons of water a month, not to mention the money you could save on your water bill throughout … Continue reading How to Conserve Water Outdoors

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How to Conserve Water Indoors

You don’t have to be a Green Plumber to follow Green Plumbing practices. Making the right choices to reduce your water footprint will not only save energy, but will save you money on your water bills as well. Follow these simple tips from Green Plumbers USA to conserve water and energy around your home: Turn … Continue reading How to Conserve Water Indoors

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Clear Reads Project Ongoing

The City of Cleveland Water Department’s Clear Reads project, which will install Automated Meter Reading (AMR) technology across the city, is currently being executed by three Cleveland Plumbing Industry contractors. Our contractors are currently upgrading over 420,000 water meters throughout Cleveland and 70 surrounding communities to automatically read and report water consumption, eliminating the need … Continue reading Clear Reads Project Ongoing

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Passionate About Our Industry? Join the ASSE!

The Northern Ohio Chapter of the American Society of Sanitary Engineering (ASSE) is currently seeking new candidates for membership. The mission of the ASSE, a nonprofit organization representative of all disciplines of the Plumbing Industry for over 100 years, is to continually improve the performance, reliability and safety of plumbing systems by: Developing and maintaining consensus … Continue reading Passionate About Our Industry? Join the ASSE!

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Fix a Leak Week

Did you know that one in ever 10 homes has a leak that is wasting at least 90 gallons of water per day? While last week marked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency‘s “Fix a Leak Week,” homeowners should be aware of any plumbing fixtures that could use a repair or replacement all year long. You … Continue reading Fix a Leak Week

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Annual Apprenticeship Contest

The Annual Northern Ohio ASSE, Plumbers Union Local 55 and CPI Apprenticeship Contest will be held on Tuesday, March 26 with the current classes of Apprentices. This contest is a great way to talk to the apprentices about the important role ASSE plays in the plumbing industry while testing their knowledge on the latest plumbing … Continue reading Annual Apprenticeship Contest

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Spring Plumbing Tips: Outside

It may not feel like it, but today marks the first day of spring. As soon as the weather begins to cooperate, be sure to take advantage by examining the exterior of your home to identify any potential plumbing problems, as identified by these quick “spring cleaning” tips by Neptune Plumbing, a Cleveland Plumbing Industry-affiliated contractor: … Continue reading Spring Plumbing Tips: Outside

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Spring Plumbing Tips: Appliances

While cooped up inside, avoiding the cold, you could be taking time to ensure your home is safe for you and your family. Neptune Plumbing, a Cleveland Plumbing Industry-affiliated contractor,  offers Northeast Ohio residents some vital tips to protect your home against various plumbing problems this season in some places you may not expect: Check … Continue reading Spring Plumbing Tips: Appliances

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World Plumbing Day Celebrations Continue

Last week, the United States Senate passed a bipartisan resolution formally designating March 11, 2013 as World Plumbing Day. This marks the third consecutive year that this important day has been recognized nationally. World Plumbing Day, as well as Senate Resolution 73, “stresses the importance of plumbing as it concerns public health both here and … Continue reading World Plumbing Day Celebrations Continue

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Spring Plumbing Tips: Kitchen & Bathrooms

Have you been noticing fluctuations in your water bill lately? By following some important “spring cleaning” tips for your kitchen and bathrooms courtesy of Neptune Plumbing, a Cleveland Plumbing Industry-affiliated contractor,  you can protect your home against various plumbing problems and potentially lower that water bill at the same time: Check faucets for drips or leaks. … Continue reading Spring Plumbing Tips: Kitchen & Bathrooms

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Spring Plumbing Tips: General

The weather might not show it, but we are quickly approaching spring in Northeast Ohio. Neptune Plumbing, a Cleveland Plumbing Industry-affiliated contractor, offers the citizens of Cleveland some “spring cleaning” tips to protect your home against various plumbing problems: Pour a gallon of water into infrequently used drains (including floor drains) to fill the trap … Continue reading Spring Plumbing Tips: General

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World Plumbing Day 2013

World Plumbing Day is an international event initiated by the World Plumbing Council to celebrate the important role plumbing plays in the health and safety of modern society. Like every year, World Plumbing Day falls on March 11. It is very easy to take for granted the availability of safe drinking water and sufficient sanitation … Continue reading World Plumbing Day 2013

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CPI Accepting Apprenticeship Applications

The Cleveland Plumbing Industry is always ready and willing to accept eager and capable individuals into the plumbing trade through our Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (J.A.T.C.) program. Our apprentices EARN WAGES as they work in the field while working to their journeyman status. The highly rewarding career path can lead to the good wages … Continue reading CPI Accepting Apprenticeship Applications

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What is a CPI Journeyman Plumber?

After completing five years of what is considered by many to be the best construction industry apprenticeship program in the world, including 1,000 hours of classroom instruction and 8,400 hours of on-the-job-training, a Cleveland Plumbing Industry professional becomes a certified journeyman plumber. The professional members of CPI play a key role in keeping Cleveland’s residents … Continue reading What is a CPI Journeyman Plumber?

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What Type of Training Does CPI Offer?

Before entering the workforce, our aspiring professionals are placed into what is considered by many to be the best construction industry apprentice program in the world. This combines a minimum 1,000 hours of classroom instruction and 8,400 hours of hands-on, on-the-job training over a five year span. An apprentice must complete at least 1,700 hours … Continue reading What Type of Training Does CPI Offer?

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Cub Scout Event & Contest for World Plumbing Day

The Cleveland Plumbing Industry will be continuing its education efforts on the importance of safe water and sanitation systems with a World Plumbing Day Event for all Greater Cleveland Area Cub Scouts on March 2. Every year, on March 11, World Plumbing Day highlights the important role that plumbing plays in protecting the health and safety … Continue reading Cub Scout Event & Contest for World Plumbing Day

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What You Need to Know About Regional Stormwater

You may have already received a letter regarding the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District‘s (NEORSD) Regional Stormwater Management Program plan to collect fees starting January 1, 2013, following in the steps of Columbus, Cincinnati and over 1,000 cities across the country. In Greater Cleveland, there has not been a collective effort among the communities or … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Regional Stormwater

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NC Community Drinking Water Contaminated for Years

Here in the United States it is easy to take for granted the availability of safe drinking water and sufficient sanitation systems – until those systems break down. See how a North Carolina community reacts to the fact that their drinking water had been knowingly contaminated for years without anyone alerting the residents: Professionals who are members … Continue reading NC Community Drinking Water Contaminated for Years

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Plumbing Merit Badge Program a Success, To Continue in 2013

Recently, the Northern Ohio Chapter of the American Society of Sanitary Engineers (ASSE) and Journeymen Plumbers Union Local 55 conducted the fourth session of their Plumbing Merit Badge Training Program. On Saturday, November 3, seventeen Boy Scouts and their Troop Leaders from Troop 153 (North Ridgeville), Troop 610 (Brook Park), Troop 319 (Brooklyn), and Troop 159 … Continue reading Plumbing Merit Badge Program a Success, To Continue in 2013

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CPI Showcases Services at Regional Expo

On October 31 the Cleveland Plumbing Industry was one of 40 local companies exhibiting their cutting edge products and services at the 2012 NEO/Cleveland Facilities Maintenance & Building Expo. With a focus on showcasing companies that provide services for operating and maintaining an industrial plant, commercial building, municipality or institution, these regional expos allow buyers … Continue reading CPI Showcases Services at Regional Expo

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CPI Demo Recap

Thank you to everyone who came out to the 2012 Jack Doheny Supplies Ohio Public Works Equipment Seminar on Thursday, October 11 – it was a phenomenal success with a great turnout! During the seminar, Cromwell Mechanical LLC, a CPI-affiliated contractor, showcased a plumbing system using three different venting sections approved by the State Plumbing Code – … Continue reading CPI Demo Recap

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CPI to Feature Sewer Jetting Demo at Seminar

The 2012 Jack Doheny Supplies Ohio Public Works Equipment Seminar will take place this Thursday, October 11. Featured during this all day open house – along with various training seminars, reviews and demonstrations – will be a state-of-the-art demo to study the effects of sewer jetting, or removing debris that can clog sewer lines through … Continue reading CPI to Feature Sewer Jetting Demo at Seminar

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Reinvent the Toilet Challenge

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Water, Sanitation & Hygiene team is currently seeking proposals for the third round of its “Reinvent the Toilet Challenge.” According to the foundation, “The third round of the ‘Reinvent the Toilet Challenge’ is designed to prototype a means of dealing effectively and cost-efficiently with human waste for the 2.5 … Continue reading Reinvent the Toilet Challenge

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Is the Work of the Plumbing Industry Taken for Granted?

“The First Line of Defense: When it comes to protecting the public’s health, doctors can’t hold a candle – or wrench – to plumbers” by Geoff Bilau illustrates one of the most pressing issues our industry faces today: has the plumbing industry progressed in the United States to the point where it is completely taken … Continue reading Is the Work of the Plumbing Industry Taken for Granted?

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CPI Profile Featured in Smart Business

A corporate profile of the Cleveland Plumbing Industry is currently featured in the October 2012 issue of Smart Business magazine. Here is an excerpt from that piece: “With a nonpareil commitment to providing comprehensive vocational training to its workforce of professional plumbers, the Cleveland Plumbing Industry (CPI) has made its mark on the regional landscape. As … Continue reading CPI Profile Featured in Smart Business

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Green Building Open House at the Local 55 Training Center

The Cleveland Plumbing Industry, Plumbers Union Local 55 and Cleveland Plumbing Contractors’ Association (CPCA) are proud to sponsor a special Open House for members of the Northeast Ohio U.S. Green Building Council (NEO USGBC). Twenty percent of the earth’s freshwater is comprised of the Great Lakes, but despite having a Great Lake in our backyard, … Continue reading Green Building Open House at the Local 55 Training Center

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Cleveland Plumbing Industry Offers ‘Earn-While-You-Learn’ Career Training

The skilled workforce of the Cleveland Plumbing Industry consists of highly trained plumbers of The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada. The “UA” is an international trade union with one of the largest union-backed memberships in the country at more than 347,000 strong. … Continue reading Cleveland Plumbing Industry Offers ‘Earn-While-You-Learn’ Career Training

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Featured Contractor of July: Neptune Plumbing & Heating Co.

For a long time, residents of Cuyahoga Heights complained about a burning coffee smell emanating from the Southerly Wastewater Treatment Center, which treats an average 125 million gallons of water used by more than 601,000 Greater Cleveland area residents per day. Now, a $170 million renewable energy facility being built at Southerly has not only eliminated … Continue reading Featured Contractor of July: Neptune Plumbing & Heating Co.

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Local Doreen Cannon to Speak at National NAWIC Conference

Former Plumbers Local 55 Apprentice Doreen Cannon will be presenting a seminar at the 57th Annual National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Conference – “Taking Women to New Heights” – in Denver, CO (August 29-September 1). A journeyman plumber for over 13 years, Doreen Cannon was elected to the Union’s Executive Board for two … Continue reading Local Doreen Cannon to Speak at National NAWIC Conference

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“University” Provides Greater Training Opportunities for CPI Workforce

The Cleveland Plumbing Industry’s world-class workforce training program is enhanced by the United Association “UA University.”  This advanced training system consists of the Great Lakes Training Center in Ann Arbor, MI, local training facilities in the United States and Canada. UA University includes courses developed and offered by the UA Training Department and courses developed and … Continue reading “University” Provides Greater Training Opportunities for CPI Workforce

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United Association and International Training Fund “Industry Day”

August 11-17 marks the 59th United Association Instructor Training Program, designed to improve teaching techniques, diversify mechanical skills and enhance knowledge of the scientific and technical elements of the trades. UA instructors are key to maintaining the high level of achievement for which the trade union is known; the ability to create quality craftsmanship comes … Continue reading United Association and International Training Fund “Industry Day”

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Featured Contractor of June: Relmec Mechanical, LLC

Not since ground was broken for the Browns Stadium 15 years ago has a construction project brought as much attention and excitement to the city of Cleveland like the Horseshoe Casino. Relmec Mechanical, LLC, a CPI-affiliated contractor, was a major part of the construction process of this four-floor, 300,000 square foot facility from the ground … Continue reading Featured Contractor of June: Relmec Mechanical, LLC

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College Tours CPI Training Facility’s own Educational Opportunities

The mission of Lakeland Community College (LCC), located just east of Cleveland in Kirtland, Ohio, is to “provide quality learning opportunities to meet the social and economic needs of the community.” In this environment, it is the stated goal of the college to “impact lives through learning.” With these objectives in mind, officials of LCC … Continue reading College Tours CPI Training Facility’s own Educational Opportunities

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Training for Water Meter Replacement Project Underway

As reported last week, the City of Cleveland Water Department will be utilizing the Cleveland Plumbing Industry’s professional workforce to replace or modify existing water meters with state-of-the-art equipment that will allow Cleveland Water to obtain meter readings without coming to a home or business as part of its Clear Reads program. Three CPI contractors will use 150 members … Continue reading Training for Water Meter Replacement Project Underway

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CPI Training, Skills Tapped to Upgrade All Cleveland Water Meters

The Cleveland Plumbing Industry professional workforce has been selected by the City of Cleveland Water Department to replace or modify existing water meters with state-of-the-art equipment that will allow Cleveland Water to obtain meter readings without coming to a home or business as part of its Clear Reads program. CPI plumbers are uniquely qualified to handle this massive … Continue reading CPI Training, Skills Tapped to Upgrade All Cleveland Water Meters

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Plumbing Merit Badge Program

Plumbers Local Union 55 and Northern Ohio Chapter of American Society of Sanitary Engineers (ASSE) are implementing their first “Plumbing Merit Badge Day” with an area Boy Scout troop and their families Saturday, June 2 at the Local 55 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (J.A.T.C.). This free program is designed to educate and promote the … Continue reading Plumbing Merit Badge Program

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Local 55 Business Manager Featured on National Radio Program

Just in time for World Plumbing Day, Plumbers Local 55 Business Manager Bill Armstrong was recently featured on America’s Work Force Radio, the nation’s only daily labor-radio program, to speak out about the importance of safe and effective sanitation systems every day of the year. Armstrong highlighted the work of the Local 55 Joint Apprenticeship … Continue reading Local 55 Business Manager Featured on National Radio Program

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Seminars Help Empower CPI Members to Improve Plumbing Industry

CPI members were treated to two seminars by renowned national speaker Mark Breslin on March 13. The seminars were entitled “Alpha Dog” and “Survival of The Fittest.” Mark Breslin, from the fourth generation of a construction family, is considered the formemost speaker in the nation on construction leadership, strategy and labor-management relations. As a strategist, speaker and author, he … Continue reading Seminars Help Empower CPI Members to Improve Plumbing Industry

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City Honors Cleveland-Area Plumbers for World Plumbing Day

Recognizing the importance of modern plumbing and the skilled and trained plumbing professionals of the Cleveland Plumbing Industry who work to build and maintain those systems, the City of Brunswick on February 13 issued a Resolution “Recognizing World Plumbing Day Held on March 11, 2012.” Approved by the entire City Council, the Resolution states that … Continue reading City Honors Cleveland-Area Plumbers for World Plumbing Day

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Why Celebrate World Plumbing Day in Cleveland? To Appreciate What We Have

World Plumbing Day is an international event on March 11 initiated by the World Plumbing Council celebrating the important role plumbing plays in the health and safety of modern society. Here in Cleveland and throughout Ohio and the United States, we generally take for granted the availability of safe drinking water and sufficient sanitation systems — … Continue reading Why Celebrate World Plumbing Day in Cleveland? To Appreciate What We Have

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Plumbing Installations and Repairs Can be Dangerous

In addition to installing plumbing and HVAC systems into new construction, existing plumbing systems require routine maintenance and, at times, repairs. The highly trained plumbing professionals of the Cleveland Plumbing Industry have the skills and experience to safely install, maintain and repair plumbing systems — because they have gone through years of training and upgrade … Continue reading Plumbing Installations and Repairs Can be Dangerous

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Cleveland Plumbing Industry Inspired By Upcoming World Plumbing Day

The Cleveland Plumbing Industry reminds everyone just how important a role plumbing plays in our daily lives, as World Plumbing Day, an international event celebrating the important role plumbing plays in the health and safety of modern society, approaches on March 11. World Plumbing Day was initiated by the World Plumbing Council. Cleveland Plumbing Industry … Continue reading Cleveland Plumbing Industry Inspired By Upcoming World Plumbing Day

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The Advantages of Green Plumbing Are Many

Cleveland Plumbing Industry not only promotes Green Plumbing, we also make sure our contractors and their workforce are thoroughly trained and educated on Green Plumbing install techniques, materials and installation and upgrade processes. Green Plumbing is basically the installation of environmental plumbing materials, appliances and systems that save water and power, such as low-flow faucets … Continue reading The Advantages of Green Plumbing Are Many

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CPI Launches New Web Site

The Cleveland Plumbing Industry is proud to announce the launch of its new website at www.clevelandplumbingindustry.com. A professional association of plumbing contractors, CPI will utilize this new site to further its mission of promoting and maintaining the highest standards of training, safety and production for the region’s plumbing industry and its member contractors. The site … Continue reading CPI Launches New Web Site

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Commercial Plumbing Construction & Service

Cleveland Plumbing Industry contractors and workforce are highly experienced and well-trained in all plumbing and HVAC new construction and maintenence for industrial, retail, manufacturing, educational and medical structure projects. For more information, click here.

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