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Daikin Applied's Roadshow to make two stops in Alberta

Daikin Applied’s annual Ideas in Motion Roadshow hits the highway on March 27, 2015. Contractors, specifying engineers and building owners in Edmonton, AB (May 5) and Calgary, AB (May 7) will have the opportunity to see live...
Mar 27, 2015 6:45PM

Acuity Brands acquires Distech

Distech Controls has entered into an acquisition agreement with Acuity Brands, joining the lighting solutions firm’s portfolio of businesses but continuing to operate as a separate entity.
Mar 27, 2015 12:08PM

Overall numbers up for 2015

According to the confidential Wholesalers' Sales Report produced by the Profit Planning Group for the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH), February total product sales were up $15.1 million dollars or up 4.2 per cent compared to...
Mar 24, 2015 12:51PM

Wolseley appointee to grow commercial business

Michelle Stanford has been named general manager, sales strategy, plumbing and HVAC/R with Wolseley Canada. Her role includes implementing go-to-market strategies and working with the wholesaler’s sales and general managers to develop...
Mar 23, 2015 10:22AM

Ontario's minimum wage going up

The general minimum wage, including rates for jobs in special categories, will be $11.25 per hour in Ontario starting next October. The 25-cent increase comes after the province amended the Employment Standards Act and enacted legislation last...
Mar 20, 2015 3:28PM

New leadership at Watts Water Technologies

Munish Nanda will join Watts Water Technologies as the company’s new president of its Americas operation, effective April 6.  Prior to this appointment, Nanda served as president of control technologies at ITT Corporation. He will be...
Mar 18, 2015 9:51AM

Learn about new ENERGY STAR score for supermarkets and food stores

On March 25, 2015, NRCan will be releasing a new Canadian 1-100 ENERGY STAR score for supermarkets and food stores in Canada. This new score will provide powerful metrics that will enable users to quickly understand how their buildings are...
Mar 17, 2015 11:09AM

Canadian GeoExchange Coalition makes the move to Old Montreal

The Canadian GeoExchange Coalition (CGC) recently moved from 1030 Cherrier St., Suite 304, to 442 St. Gabriel St., Suite 100 in Old Montreal. The association’s phone number remains 514-807-7559.
Mar 13, 2015 11:32AM

Wolseley to host tradeshow for customers and vendors

Wolseley Canada will be holding its inaugural ONE Tradeshow, combining more than 70 plumbing and HVAC/R vendors under one roof on April 1, 2015, at the Mississauga Convention Centre. The event, which runs from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., will...
Mar 12, 2015 10:38AM

A significant win for oil heat

The Canadian Oil Heat Association (COHA) reports that the Government of Canada has concluded from a recent assessment released February 21, 2015 that: Fuel Oil #2 is NOT harmful to human health at current levels of exposure. "While this may be...
Mar 10, 2015 3:44PM

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