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Tankless gas water heaters recalled due to risk of fire

A joint recall issued by Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Daesung Celtic Enersys involves all models of single- and dual-purpose Coaire and Quietside brand tankless gas water heaters. The...
Nov 21, 2014 11:07AM

Viega's Kansas plant to expand manufacturing load

In 2016, Viega will manufacture MegaPress carbon steel press fittings at the company’s manufacturing and distribution facility in McPherson, KS, following completion of an 80,000-sq.-ft. addition to the existing 439,000-sq.-ft. facility.
Nov 18, 2014 2:33PM

Geothermal industry 'on the radar'

A healthy dose of winter weather did not stop dozens of geothermal heating enthusiasts from attending the Ontario Geothermal Association’s annual conference in Gravenhurst, ON, from November 13 to 14 at the picturesque Taboo Muskoka...
Nov 17, 2014 2:48PM

Culligan resolves channel conflict through sale of WaterGroup

Novo Water Group has acquired the U.S. operating company WaterGroup Inc., WaterGroup Companies Inc. and Petwa Ltd. in Canada from Culligan International Company Inc. Divesting of WaterGroup removes the channel conflict with Culligan's core...
Nov 17, 2014 11:08AM

Watts enters boiler and water heater market

AERCO International, Inc., a portfolio entity of The Riverside Company since 2007, is being acquired by Watts Water Technologies, Inc. The acquisition is expected to close before the end of 2014. AERCO is a manufacturer of high-efficiency...
Nov 13, 2014 11:05AM

Taco strikes up strategic partnership with Italian manufacturer

Taco, Inc. president and CEO, John Hazen White, Jr., recently announced a strategic partnering agreement with Askoll, a pump manufacturer headquartered in Dueville, Italy, at a ceremony held in Taco’s Innovation and Development Center in...
Nov 13, 2014 9:53AM

Exact Pipe Tools establishes two Canadian outposts

Exact Pipe Tools Inc. has established a warranty repair centre in Saskatoon, SK, and a distribution centre in Simcoe, ON, to serve its growing number of Canadian distributors.
Nov 12, 2014 2:38PM

George Brown College opens Green Building Centre

Toronto’s George Brown College officially opened its new Green Building Centre on November 10. The applied research facility will train students in green energy, advanced construction systems and computer-enabled, efficient buildings. It...
Nov 11, 2014 11:45AM

Countdown to Construct Canada

The 26th annual Construct Canada will be held from December 3 to 5 in Toronto, ON at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre’s South Building. It is taking place alongside PM Expo, HomeBuilder & Renovator Expo and Concrete Canada. This...
Nov 11, 2014 11:27AM

North Vancouver commits to sustainable building

The City of North Vancouver has introduced new incentives and requirements for all new construction. In addition, amendments to the City's Zoning Bylaw will provide more opportunities to include higher energy efficiency, waste and water...
Nov 10, 2014 1:42PM

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