Over the past 15 months, I’ve covered a range of topics and trends, including augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR), construction automation, supply chain optimization, the connected jobsite and smart buildings.
For the past 11 years, I’ve owned Blue Planet Plumbing, in Asheville, North Carolina, but I entered the plumbing trade at the early age of 17. It all started in 1992, on a hot summer night after clocking out at 2 a.m. after working a 17-hour shift at a popular chain restaurant for minimum wage pay of $4.25 an hour.
PHC News made its way to the Big Apple last August to attend the rebirth of Wetstock. The sold-out industry event intended to gather contractors for casual and authentic networking came back with a bang after a break.