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NRCan posts new technical bulletins re: Amendment 15

April 20, 2017

The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute (HRAI) reports that a Notice of Intent was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I on March 4, 2017 indicating Natural Resources Canada’s intent to proceed with the development of Amendment 15. This

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Industry associations gain political ground

April 18, 2017

The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) and the Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada (MCA Canada) report that they held another highly successful joint Parliamentary Day of Awareness on April 10-11, 2017 in Ottawa sponsored by Senator Donald Plett.

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Harris Atlantic Sales Ltd. reps Aquatherm Canada

April 7, 2017

Harris Atlantic Sales Ltd. is now a manufacturer’s representative for Aquatherm Canada—Canadian partner of polypropylene-random pipe manufacturer Aquatherm Worldwide—in Atlantic Canada, including New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador and Prince Edward Island. “Harris Atlantic Sales is very excited about

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New roles for key Bradford White personnel

March 29, 2017

Bradford White Canada general manager Paul McDonald recently announced a number of promotions and a new role within the organization. In the newly created role of director, specification and product development, Tom Gervais will be responsible for all specification development

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The case for stainless steel

March 21, 2017 by Robert Waters

Despite the higher price tag, stainless steel tanks are often more cost effective when lifecycle costs are compared and should be presented as such. Domestic water heating appliances are the real foot soldiers of the mechanical world. They are constantly

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Grease management: Pitfalls to avoid

March 20, 2017 by Andrew Bird

As unpleasant and challenging to work with as they are, grease interceptors are a necessary and vital part of the plumbing system for commercial, industrial and institutional applications. The professional contractor has a number of roles to play in this

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CIPH expands reach of CareerTap program

March 1, 2017

The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) is partnering with the Canadian Association of Business Students (CABS) as a part of a long-term strategic plan aimed at students to raise awareness about the wide-ranging careers in the plumbing and

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New codes, regulations and policies change landscape for mechanical industry

February 17, 2017 by Robert Waters

The HVAC and plumbing industry in Canada is in for some profound changes with the coming wave of new building codes, policies and regulations. All levels of government–federal, provincial and municipal–are pushing hard to go green and reduce the impact

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New EVERLOC+ Fitting System from REHAU

February 10, 2017

Plumb up to 3x faster and 4x more securely with the new REHAU EVERLOC+TM compression-sleeve fitting system. Designed for use with RAUPEX® pipe, EVERLOC+ features polymer and lead-free brass fittings, PEXa sleeves and a tool powered by DEWALT®. Click to

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New Reducer & Union Fittings from Viega

February 9, 2017

Twelve new P x P reducer and P x FPT union options are available for the Viega MegaPress and MegaPressG systems for schedule 5 to schedule 40 carbon steel piping systems in sizes 1/2″ to 2″. For more info