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Phase down versus phase out

The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) has submitted comments to Environment Canada on behalf of HRAI and the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) in the U.S. in response to...
Jan 29, 2015 9:39AM

Push is on for hydronics-specific certification

A forum led by the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) on January 15, 2015 at the Mississauga Convention Centre in Mississauga, ON, was directed to those who may be impacted by the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT), particularly...
Jan 26, 2015 10:44AM

Crossing jurisdictions: Share your apprentice experience

As part of its Labour Mobility of Apprentices project, the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF-FCA) would like to hear from employers who have hired apprentices initially trained elsewhere, and apprentices who have moved to complete their...
Jan 21, 2015 10:51AM

National Trade Contractors Coalition of Canada initiates plans for prompt payment summit

Following its January 13, 2015 meeting in Toronto, ON, the National Trade Contractors Coalition of Canada (NTCCC) announced that it is holding a National Prompt Payment Summit.
Jan 20, 2015 10:34AM

Seminar lineup released for MCEE 2015

Organizers of Mécanex/Climatex/Expolectriq/Éclairage (MCEE) 2015 have released details of the 26 seminars to be featured on April 22 and 23, 2015, at Place Bonaventure in Montreal, QC. Over 7000 visitors and more than 350...
Jan 16, 2015 11:47AM

HRAI set to address heat pump market concerns in New Brunswick

The heat pump (HP) market in Eastern Canada has seen significant growth recently, particularly the sale of ductless mini-split systems. As a proportion of all Canadian sales of this product, the region’s share has grown from less than one...
Jan 14, 2015 2:52PM

Building envelope thermal bridging guide released

A number of partners, including BC Hydro Power Smart, have produced a Thermal Bridging Guide. It is directed to energy standards committees, governments, utilities, architects, mechanical designers, building envelope consultants,...
Jan 14, 2015 10:58AM

ASHRAE's Winter Conference, AHR Show just days away

The world’s biggest tradeshow for the HVAC/R industry will take place at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, IL from January 26-28, 2015. The 67th International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Exposition (AHR Expo)...
Jan 12, 2015 11:11AM

RectorSeal acquires specialty plumbing products manufacturer

RectorSeal Corp. acquired selected assets and the SureSeal brand from SureSeal Manufacturing (SSM) of Tacoma, WA, on January 2. SSM manufactures and distributes SureSeal waterless floor drain trap seals. Moving forward the company will be known...
Jan 12, 2015 10:42AM

Canada Apprentice Loan program open for business

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced yesterday at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in Vancouver, that the Canada Apprentice Loan initiative is now accepting applications.
Jan 9, 2015 2:48PM

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