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Lochinvar celebrates water heater, boiler technology milestone

July 25, 2016

Tennessee-based Lochinvar, LLC is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its industry-changing Power-Fin product line this July. Developed in 1986 from Lochinvar pioneer William Vallett Sr.’s vision for a high-efficiency water heater and boiler, the Power-Fin product was the first of

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Prohibiting the use of furnaces for construction heat

July 21, 2016

In January 2016, the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute’s furnace manufacturer members adopted a position to prohibit the use of their furnaces by homebuilders for heating during the construction process prior to occupancy by the homebuyer. The decision addressed

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Dow and DuPont merger moves forward

July 20, 2016

DuPont and The Dow Chemical Company have announced that stockholders at their respective special meetings held on July 20, have voted to approve all stockholder proposals necessary to complete the merger of equals transaction. According to a release from the

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Grundfos CEO focuses on sustainability at global leaders summit

July 18, 2016

Mads Nipper, the CEO of Grundfos was among the speakers at the United Nations (UN) Global Compact Leaders’ Summit held in New York in late June. His speech reminded the approximately 800 attendees that the corporate sector wants political action

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Flushmate III pressure assisted flushing system recall expanded

July 18, 2016

Health Canada has expanded the recall for the Series 503 Flushmate III pressure-assisted flushing systems installed inside toilet tanks. The expanded recall affects systems manufactured from July 2009 through April 2011. Previously recalled systems were manufactured from October 1997 through

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CIPH names technical consultant for codes and standards

July 15, 2016

Owner of Solar Water Services Inc. in Guelph, ON, and HPAC contributor Rob Waters, has joined the Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH) as a technical consultant for codes and standards. Waters assumes an advisory role for staff and

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Plumbers Supply moves to larger digs

July 13, 2016

Plumbers Supply recently moved into its new store environment in Pickering, ON. The facility, which is four times as large as the old space in nearby Ajax,  is located at 900 Brock Road, three blocks south of Highway 401 on

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Ontario renovating key government buildings

July 5, 2016

Reconstruction of the 45-year-old Macdonald Block Complex in Toronto, ON, includes updating the plumbing and HVAC systems. A complex of four towers, the site is home to the largest concentration of Ontario public servants. It has never undergone a major

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Bill Palamar named chairman at the CIPH AGM

July 5, 2016

The Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH) held its 84th annual general meeting (AGM) at the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel during its annual business conference (ABC) in Banff, AB on June 26 to June 28. At the meeting, Weil-McLain

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Skills Competition’s move to Toronto expected to boost skilled trades exposure

July 4, 2016

Skills Ontario has announced that the Ontario Technological Skills Competition (OTSC) will be moving to the Toronto Congress Centre for its 2017 event. The competition has been held at RIM Park in Waterloo, ON since 2002. It has featured 67