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Media Relations

A more comprehensive and continually updated list of coverage O’Reilly/DePalma has garnered for clients is featured under In The News > Clients.

Mr. Steam/Client Byline, Steam Therapy: K+BB, 4.11

American Standard/ Champion 4 Toilet at Loews Hotels: AOL News, 2.18.11

Hy-Lite Windows/ Bringing Jobs from China to US: Plastics News, 2.15.11

American Standard/ Champion 4 Toilet at Loews Hotels: Gulliver, The Economist, 2.12.11

American Standard/ Champion 4 Toilet at Loews Hotels: USA Today Hotel Check-In, 2.11.11

Grundfos Pumps/”Gallatin Field Airport Car Wash“: Phc News cover story, 1.11

Uponor/”Hall Winery”: Engineered Systems, 2.11

Uponor/”McTavish Residence“: Phc News cover story and client byline, 11.10

Uponor/Client Byline,  ”McTavish Residence” The ACHR News,  10.11.10

Client media coverage updated daily on our O’Reilly/DePalma In the News page.  Visit here.

Public Speaking

2010 Residential Summit at Greenbuild

American Standard CEO was the only building products manufacturer on a public speaking panel at Greenbuild 2010 Residential Summit through relationships developed in of our Green Earth PR Network.

Don’s compelling evidence of the positive impact of government incentives on acceptance of water efficient plumbing products generated immediate coverage on Daily 5 Remodel, Residential Architect, and ecohome.

You can watch and listen to Don Devine’s insights in a series of 10-minute segments on the O’Reilly/DePalma YouTube channel.  Visit the channel here.

Additional Media Coverage Highlights:

The Wall Street Journal’s Josh Beckerman reviews American Standard’s Facebook page,  Nothing Beats a Great Flush:

Entitled “Nothing Beats A Great Toilet Flush,” the page is disturbing, but strangely compelling. It even goes multimedia, with videos demonstrating the capability of its toilets. In a video summary that can’t be improved upon, “the Cadet 3 toilet by American Standard flushes 3 cell phones, 5 large hot dogs, 56 chicken nuggets, 3 Sliders, 20 golf balls, and more…”

A Facebook contest for American Standard is pondered by Joyce Wadler of the New York Times in “A Fixture On the Literary Scene.”

The American Standard website is among four chosen as, ahem, “kick -ass” by iMedia Connection. 6.09

The American Standard Speed Connect drain was demonstrated by Money Pit Media hosts Tom Kraeutler and Leslie Segrete on Fox & Friends, 8.08

“Florida’s Showcase Green Envirohome”,,,will be outfitted from top-to-bottom with “green” technology donated by about 40 companies . “It’s quite a unique project,” says Pete DeMarco, director of compliance engineering at American Standard, which will furnish EPA WaterSense-certified low-flow toilets and shower heads.

Backsplash kits from DPI featured in major newspapers through a syndicated newspaper column.

Decorative wall panels from DPI are featured, along with an interview by DPI design director.

Feature Exclusive: Q&A with Uponor senior trainer Wes Sisco in the 7.09 issue of Plumbing & Mechanical.

Featured Product:  The Porcher Equility bathroom furniture collection is named a Top Shelf product in the 11.08 issue of Builder.

Feature: “A Load Of Laundry On Rye, A Business Saves Money By Going Tankless”, the story about the Spin Cycle Café Laundromat in Newington, Conn. using tankless water heaters to power its washing machines.  In the 6.08 issue of
Plumbing & Mechanical.

Feature:  “Looking Radiant in Green” A story about the radiant comfort systems used at the remodeled California Academy of Sciences in Engineered Systems 8.08.

Reeves Journal reported on the American Standard Speed Connect Drain from the 2006 K/BIS show:  “Why hasn’t somebody come up with this before now?”

In 2005, Remodeling magazine did a feature story on the winner of the American Standard Ugliest Bathroom Contest.