thumb CIPH releases the FAQ on low-lead standards, provides standards updates
As a follow up to a recent low-lead webinar, the Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH) and CSA Group have come together to provide clarity on the status of integrating low-lead requirements into national standards.
Nov 24, 2015 1:36PM

thumb Tony Dean completes review of the Ontario College of Trades
Ontario, in partnership with the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT), has accepted the recommendations made by former Secretary of Cabinet Tony Dean, in his report, Supporting a Strong and Sustainable Ontario College of Trades, which was...
Nov 20, 2015 2:52PM

thumb Saniflo partners with Wetlands Work! and the World Toilet Organization
Saniflo, a manufacturer of macerating and grinding toilets as well as drain-water pumping systems, is partnering with the World Toilet Organization and Wetlands Work! to bring new sanitation systems to the floating villages of Cambodia in...
Nov 19, 2015 10:22AM

thumb Refrigerant Management Canada: by the industry, for the industry
Refrigerant Management Canada (RMC) held its 15th annual general meeting on November 12, 2015 at the Four Points by Sheraton – Toronto Airport in Mississauga, ON.
Nov 17, 2015 11:23AM

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thumb Déjà vu, all over again
HVAC contractors in Canada know very well that the bulk of their time is spent preparing for, or dealing with winter. One of the most important requirements for any heating system is maintenance. Every device, and the distribution system it...

thumb Tubing depth matters!
Anyone who has installed hydronic floor heating has likely watched as his or her neatly placed tubing circuits get buried in concrete. Sometimes the tubing and reinforcing mesh it is attached to gets lifted into the thickness of the slab as the...

thumb In a field of its own
Indoor air quality (IAQ) concerns in residential buildings range from irritation and discomfort, to health problems as a result of unacceptable exposures to odours, particulate, gases, chemical and biological matter. For these reasons in the...

thumb What Is going on in the world of Supermarket Refrigeration?
It comes as no surprise to anyone that supermarkets are under pressure to embrace green. As applied to the refrigeration portion of a supermarket this translates into: reduce carbon footprint, lower Global Warming Potential (GWP), reduce...

thumb Cross Connection Control Bad And Ugly photo contest wrap up
In the world of potable water protection and backflow prevention, a certified specialist tester or inspector will find cross connections that are controlled, and in too many cases, a bad cross connection with no control. In a bid to address...

thumb Understanding and measuring energy transfer
To design an energy efficient and comfortable heating system, it is important to understand and measure the energy transfer. In short, we have to replace the energy leaking through walls, ceilings, floors and openings in the building envelope....

thumb Quality, clean and timeless
North Americans are cautious when it comes to changing bathroom trends. New textures and bright colours often send consumers running to comfortable hues they know well – white and grey. Though these tranquil shades are, according to the...

thumb Myths & misconceptions
With the release of ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188-2015 Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems, an often ignored and serious issue associated with building potable water systems is getting a lot of attention.

thumb Plumber shares his good fortune
Paul Myers, owner of Keith Plumbing and Heating Co. Ltd. in North Vancouver recently created a media flurry when he donated $25 million to Lions Gate Hospital Foundation in Vancouver, BC. Myers’ gift, which is the largest single donation...

thumb How to manage payment data
Much of what contractors do with software has to do with the handling of money. More than their peers in many other lines of business, contractors must monitor, record and attribute a wide, and sometimes unpredictable array of expenses. Getting...