News & Views

Here’s what’s happening in the world of plumbing and specialty construction products.

BWA South Represents Raypak!

BWA South is proud to announce that beginning July 1, 2023 we will be representing Raypak (a Rheem company)! For over 70 years, Raypak has been the world’s leading manufacturer of copper finned boilers and heaters. From a modest beginning in 1947 in founder Al Whittel’s garage in


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Featured Product: Our Best Just Got Even Better! EZ Flush® with Mechanical Override is Here

Our best-selling retrofit kit has a new look, introducing the ZERK-SM. The EZ Flush Gen 2 Sensor Retrofit Kit is the easiest touchless upgrade for a handle-operated water closet or urinal flush valve, providing a hygienic user experience. The three-minute installation and reliable, battery-powered gear-driven technology

Featured Product: Rheem Maximus Gas Water Heater

Rheem Maximus, the newest smart water heater from Rheem, produces twice the hot water of a standard water heater while saving energy. With features like Hot Water Availabililty Indicator and MaxMode, you’ll experience powerful performance for everyday use and an extra boost when you need it. You’ll

BWA South Exhibits at PIVOT: Pathway to Decarbonization

BWA South was pleased to attend and exhibit at the recent PIVOT: Pathway to Decarbonization event co-hosted by Heapy and held at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio. Topics addressed at the conference included energy efficiency, the role of land and buildings on carbon emissions, sustainability, and

Featured Product: Zurn Wilkins 900XL3 Series Backflow Preventer

The contractor favorite just got more compact. The Zurn Wilkins 900XL3 Series Small Backflow Preventer delivers convenient size and substance to cut down on labor. Zurn Wilkins has engineered the new and improved model even shorter and more compact than before, while integrating the time-tested features from

Zurn Launches New ZW3870XLTF Thermostatic Mixing Valve

The new Zurn Wilkins ZW3870XLTF offers building maintenance personnel the ability to conduct a thermal flush of hot water system piping by utilizing the hot flush by-pass function of the ZW3870XLTF. This valve is recommended for healthcare, elder care, and other applications with a high risk of

BWA South at the American Supply Association EMERGE 2022 Conference

A few of BWA South’s Sales Directors were able to spend a couple of days recently at the American Supply Association’s EMERGE 2022 conference, held May 15-17, 2022 in New Orleans, LA. Major discussion topics included “Innovation, Technology, and the Future of Supply Chain Management” and “Managing

Featured Product: Rheem Triton Water Heater

The new Rheem Triton is the best water heater solution to spec for any application. With built-in smart monitoring technology and the industry’s most accurate leak detection and prevention system, commercial customers can now manage and prevent water heater problems before they occur. Interested in learning more?

Featured Product: BrassCraft Water Stops

As the leading manufacturer of water stops for over 70 years, Brasscraft Manufacturing is the brand plumbers have trusted to provide high quality, reliable and innovative products. With a broad selection of connection types and added features, Brasscraft Mfg. has a stop to meet your every need.

Zurn Debuts Z100 High Performance FloForce Roof Drain

Zurn’s new Z100 High Performance FloForce Roof Drain truly has no equal in promoting drain flow efficiency. It provides flow efficiency and code compliance and also reduces construction cost by optimizing storm system design with more efficient roof drain performance. Interested in learning more? View the video

Video Demos NexTile Wall Set from Bootz

The NexTile Wall Set from Bootz features realistic tile pattern and grout texture and a spacious storage niche, and can be personalized with real tiles for a truly custom look. It also features easy grout-free maintenance and fast installation (4-pieces, direct-to-stud), Interested in learning more? Click below

Zurn Announces PRO Partner Program

Zurn Industries, LLC is pleased to announce the PRO Partner Program. This exclusive service connects certified plumbing and installation contractors with wide-ranging commercial businesses. Zurn PRO Partners will gain member-only access to resources, training, and tools, including Zurn co-branded marketing materials to reach current and prospective customers.

‘Cheat Sheet’ for ADA Transfer and Roll-in Shower Requirements

American Bath Group now offers a handy two-page guide to ADA requirements for transfer and roll-in showers. Detailed schematics and graphics are included – ideal for wholesalers and plumbers. Download the ADA requirements sell sheet here, or visit the Comfort Designs sections on our Wholesaler and Contractor

Charlotte Pipe Introduces Edge HP Iron

Charlotte Pipe has a new cast iron plumbing system for aggressive DWV applications — Edge HP Iron. The high performance pipe and fittings are specially coated for applications that may need enhanced protection, like hospitals, commercial kitchens and casinos. Charlotte Pipe Edge HP Iron goes through a series of

Stay on Top of CEU Plumbing Credits Through BWA South

Stay on top of your CEU credits and plumbing industry innovations through BWA South. Click here to take a look at the available CEU courses offered through our lines. Select the ones of interest and we’ll send you the course registration! Email , or call (800) 888-0032.