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Robert Bean to discuss online assessment tools at HRAI conference

July 20, 2017

The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute (HRAI) will hold its 49th Annual Conference at the Hilton Quebec City from August 16 to August 18, 2017. HPAC contributor Robert Bean of Indoor Climate Consultants Inc. will present Online, Simple and

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Google, Dandelion Geothermal, and the Thermal Energy IoT

July 18, 2017

This focused write up is based on an article originally published on LinkedIn about the recent spin-off of “Dandelion“ from X, the innovation engine of Alphabet (parent of Google). Reprinted with permission. BY JAY EGG Validation comes in many different ways. Presently,

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Habitat gets a helping hand from former U.S. president

July 17, 2017

  Thousands of volunteers joined Habitat for Humanity’s 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Canada to build 150 homes in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter built alongside

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Regina-based developer brings first Built Green community to Saskatchewan

July 10, 2017

The Autumn Ridge Estates subdivision north of Regina, SK, has launched the sale of 42 lots, with the provision that the homes built in the community be certified through Built Green Canada. When it is completed it will be the

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Manitoba racks up 100 LEED certified projects

July 7, 2017

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and the CaGBC Manitoba Chapter have announced that Manitoba has reached its 100th LEED certified project. Totaling 601,753 sq. m. of space, these 100 LEED certifications represent Manitoba’s greenest and most sustainable buildings, with

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Milwaukee expands battery pack warnings

July 6, 2017

In consultation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”), Milwaukee Tool has expanded the warnings and instructions of its M18 High Demand 9.0 battery pack (model no. 48-11-1890). The expanded product warnings address situations that could lead to a

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Senese moves into chairman role at CIPH

July 4, 2017

Joe Senese, vice president of operations with Group  Deschênes Inc., was named 2017/2018 chairman of the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) at the organization’s annual business conference in Ottawa, ON. Senese began his career in 1982 in the

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Service Experts’ team rides to conquer cancer

July 4, 2017

Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning centres in Ontario recently participated in the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer, raising $21,269 for The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. The Service Experts’ sponsored team represented the 12 Service Expert Heating & Air Conditioning

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IESO amends Contractor Participation Agreement

June 29, 2017

Further to the notice issued on May 29, 2017, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) has released an amendment to the form of The Save on Energy Heating and Cooling program HVAC Contractor Participation Agreement (to align with the program

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CIPH staffer celebrates silver anniversary

June 27, 2017

At the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating‘s (CIPH) 2017 Annual Business Conference held June 25 to 27 in Ottawa, CIPH’s national regional manager Nancy Barden was recognized for 25 years of dedicated service to the Institute. Barden joined CIPH