Noland Co. (Newport News, VA), a supplier of plumbing and HVAC products and services in the Southeast since 1919, has appointed Keith Northey as area leader for the Northeast/Central region and David Butler as HVAC business director.
Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors — National Association named Gerry Kennedy executive VP. More on this.
Whirlpool Corp. announced that Juliet Johnson, brand experience manager for Jenn-Air, has earned her Associate Kitchen & Bath Designer (AKBD) credentials from the National Kitchen & Bath Association. Johnson’s latest projects include conducting hands-on training with designers and trade customers throughout the country, organizing designer roundtables and teaching NKBA-accredited courses on downdraft ventilation, a technology pioneered by Jenn-Air.
Ron Raffel, a 45-year industry veteran and a charter member of the Decorative Plumbing Hardware Association, has been a plumbing wholesaler, operated his own showrooms, served as national sales manager for an industry manufacturer, held a plumbing license and currently is a manufacturers rep and a consultant. Raffel is offering “Basic Plumbing 101” to help showroom staff increase sales. Participants will learn terminology, simple plumbing systems, water heaters, venting and piping, selling tips and other helpful information. Contact Raffel at Raffel Sales, 847-432-0041 or text & mobile: 847-668-7224. E-Mail.