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thumb Pipe-joining solution provider invites customers to tell their stories
Viega is asking customers to share their experiences with Viega systems. “Part of being a solutions provider is recognizing that everyone has a story,” said Dalyn Cantrell, vice president of sales and marketing, Viega. “We are...
Dec 19, 2014 1:39PM

thumb Call for abstracts issued for WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition
Readers are invited to submit a paper for consideration as a professional or panel session at the 8th WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition scheduled for October 7-9, 2015, in Las Vegas, NV, at the South Point Hotel and Conference...
Dec 17, 2014 2:21PM

thumb Schneider Electric honoured for reducing core energy consumption
Schneider Electric, a global energy management specialist, was recognized for its efforts to conserve and manage energy consumption at more than 300 company facilities around the world. The company was honoured December 11, 2014 with a...
Dec 17, 2014 9:51AM

thumb Updated workshop to clarify mandatory OBC performance requirements
SkillTech Academy, the training division of The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), is offering a workshop titled Complying with Part 12 of the Ontario Building Code (OBC). Scheduled for Kingston, ON on...
Dec 16, 2014 3:21PM

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thumb Ghost-Busting Heat Transfer In Return Air Plenums
One of the landmines associated with radiant based HVAC systems using fan/coils for humidification and decontamination is the disconnect often created between those responsible for the air system and those responsible for the hydronic system....

thumb In Defence Of Compressors
I am a great believer in HVAC/R technicians thinking of their craft as being similar to that of being a doctor. As I have said before on these pages, the course of study to become a doctor is fairly rigorous. If one makes it through that...

thumb Long Name... Nice Concept...
Over the years, mechanical engineers have established a standardized method for predicting the conditions under which circulator cavitation will occur. Being engineers they were unable to communicate their ideas without the assistance of...

thumb Why PVC Pipes Sometimes Fail And How To Prevent It
Over the years, flexible PVC pipes have become more stable and reliable, achieving a rather low failure rate. However, there are still several ways they can be misused, with the user or installer typically to blame. Here are some do’s and...

thumb System Performance Boils Down To Location, Location, Location
Winter is here and as the snow starts to pile up, customers are looking to their snow melt systems to get the job done with no shovels and/or salt involved. Unfortunately, the systems do not always perform as expected and controls sometimes end...

thumb Safety, Savings and Sustainability
Many commercial buildings have boilers, heat exchangers and appliances that burn fossil fuel. Combustion analysis helps ensure that these devices operate in both a safe and efficient manner.

thumb Minimize The Risk Of Legionella In Building Plumbing Supply Systems
In the plumbing industry in the North America, there is an increasing focus on water quality and waterborne pathogens. For public water systems, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates 88 different contaminants, including microbial...

thumb Big Van Gets Boost In Worksite Prowess
Mercedes-Benz is upping its game in the full-size cargo van market with its 2015 Sprinter, which offers two significant improvements: Crosswind Assist and a four-wheel-drive option. In addition, there is a new standard four-cylinder diesel...

thumb Mechanical Industry Plays Starring Role In NHL's Goals
The National Hockey League (NHL) released its 2014 NHL Sustainability Report this past summer and with it became the first professional sport in North America to compile a detailed analysis of its carbon footprint.

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