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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

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

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

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

Spectrum Brands Canada expands rep network

Spectrum Brands Canada, a part of Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc., has announced several additions to the Canada wholesale sales broker line-up that became effective on November 2 of this year.
Nov 13, 2015 1:43PM

Schwartz Chemical Corporation under the IPS umbrella

IPS Corporation’s plumbing division has announced the acquisition of the solvent cement assets of Schwartz Chemical Corporation. This acquisition is part of IPS’ Canadian growth strategy. Schwartz solvent cements will continue to be...
Nov 12, 2015 1:31PM

ICC, CSA Group seek comments on Rainwater Harvesting Standard

The International Code Council and CSA Group have posted the first draft of the CSA/ICC B805 Rainwater Harvesting Systems standard for public review. The standard will help code officials in jurisdictions seeking an industry standard to develop...
Nov 11, 2015 10:58AM

Canadian refrigeration community gathers in Toronto

The Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) Canada held its 2015 Seminar and Annual General Meeting on November 6 to 7 at Humber College, North Campus in Toronto, ON.
Nov 9, 2015 11:04AM

Manitoba Hydro adds labour incentive to drain water heat recovery program

Updated... As of April 1, 2016, an amendment to the Manitoba Building Code will mandate the residential use of drain water heat recovery (DWHR) units in new homes. Following an RFQ, Manitoba Hydro announced that EcoInnovation Technologies...
Nov 9, 2015 9:43AM

HRAI provides update on heat pump issue

Last year, apparent plans to introduce a heat pump (HP) rental program caused some concern for Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) Atlantic Chapter members. They expressed reservations about NB Power (formerly...
Nov 6, 2015 9:53AM

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