thumb The Master Group acquires Québec distributor Frivent Inc.
The Master Group Inc. has acquired Frivent Inc., a Québec supplier of ventilation and energy saving equipment effective May 19, 2015. The acquisition allows The Master Group to strengthen its position in the ventilation sector.
May 22, 2015 3:34PM

thumb WHMIS phasing in changes to adopt international standards
The Canada-wide Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is changing to adopt new, international standards for classifying hazardous chemicals and providing information on labels and safety data sheets. These new international...
May 21, 2015 11:54AM

thumb MCA Canada and CIPH return from the Hill
The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) and the Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada (MCA Canada) jointly held another Parliamentary Day of Awareness on May 11-12, 2015 in Ottawa, ON. Represented by key executives of...
May 19, 2015 12:36PM

thumb Nominations open for Red Seal Award
The Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship (CCDA) has launched the call for nominations for the third biennial Red Seal Award of Excellence. This award honours the contributions of provincial/territorial/federal apprenticeship and...
May 15, 2015 1:01PM

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thumb Same old, same old
Soldering is one of the essential skills a good plumber needs to master and it is one of the things I really enjoyed doing in the years I spent on the tools. As a child I was fascinated by the “B” tank my father had as part of his...

thumb Complementary elements
The popularity of geothermal heat pumps continues to grow. These days, you can read about them in just about every issue of every HVAC trade publication.

thumb Multi-purpose means multiple challenges
One of the challenges facing designers of ventilation systems is developing appropriate application-based strategies. Clients generally have a limited understanding of occupant exposure risks and a preconceived idea of what is an acceptable...

thumb Weighing in for the fight
It is an exciting year for new developments in both full-size pickup trucks and cargo vans. Both General Motors and Ford have come out with lighter-weight aluminum body parts, with Ford going all the way into it with its 2015 F-150. In this...

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thumb Consider the total picture
Canadian HVAC contractors will replace tens of thousands of enthalpy wheels within the next five years. The replacement candidates are rotary air-to-air heat exchangers that have surpassed their useful lifecycles. They are found in packaged...

thumb Clean bill of health for Fuel Oil No. 2
Results of a final screening assessment released by Environment Canada and Health Canada in February reported that exposure from Fuel Oil No. 2 residential tank leaks is not a concern for the health of the general population. The report states...

thumb Committed to reading
Ashley Bouchard, Raven Supply’s project manager, returned from Palpa, Nepal in March 2015, following the construction of Shree Madan Asrit Lower Secondary School. “There was a new, two-room section of the school built – one, a...

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