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Staged regulatory amendments to BC safety regulations

March 27, 2017

BC Safety Authority has issued an information bulletin to explain how Ministerial Order M065, which was deposited in February 2017, amends the Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation (PEBPVRSR); Elevating Devices Safety Regulation (EDSR); Gas Safety Regulation

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RSES Canadian Capital Chapter to host annual conference

March 24, 2017

UPDATED The annual Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) Canada Conference will be held at Algonquin College in Ottawa on May 5 and 6, 2017. The program includes four speakers, opportunities to test for the CM, CMS designation and a dinner

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ICP honours three Canadian wholesalers

March 23, 2017

International Comfort Products (ICP) recently honoured three Canadian HVAC wholesalers as the Comfortmaker, KeepRite and Tempstar distributors of the year for their achievements in customer support and sales growth. Mike DuFour, general sales manager, ICP Canada, presented the awards to:

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Danfoss publishes report on high-performance building and the path to a sustainable building-energy equation

March 22, 2017

Danfoss has published a report on making the buildings-energy equation sustainable. The report, which was developed with Dr. James Freihaut, a professor of architectural engineering at The Pennsylvania State University, traces the path of high-performance buildings in the pursuit of

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ASHRAE heads west for annual conference

March 21, 2017

ASHRAE’s Annual Conference will be held June 24 to 28 in Long Beach, CA. The five-day event boasts eight conference tracks, tours, social events and a keynote message from Derreck Kayongo, CEO of the Center for Civil and Human Rights.

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Seresco opens indoor pool dehumidifier training school

March 17, 2017

Seresco Technologies in Ottawa, ON, an indoor air quality equipment manufacturer, has opened the Seresco Dehumidifier Training and Certification School, a two-tiered training course on mechanical dehumidification and natatorium operation. The course targets both facility maintenance personnel overseeing indoor pool

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Danfoss is accepting entries for EnVisioneer of the Year award

March 16, 2017

Danfoss is accepting entries for its eighth annual EnVisioneer of the Year award competition. Launched in 2010, the competition recognizes North American original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), building owners, municipalities, contractors and end users that have introduced a new product, opened

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Aquatechnik new fusion pipe and fitting certifications

March 15, 2017

Aquatechnik North America has announced that aquatechnik PP-RCT 125 and PP-R Super 80 fusion pipe and fittings meet the certification requirements of the NSF/ANSI 14, 51, 61 and 372 standards. The NSF/ANSI Standard certifications cover aquatechnik polypropylene piping solutions throughout

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ICP brands offer new financing platform

March 14, 2017

International Comfort Products (ICP) has announced that dealers representing its brands now have Financeit, a financing tool that is available online and through a smartphone app. Homeowners will be able to complete an online credit application. There is no cost

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Bacharach updates brand identity, logo and website

March 13, 2017

Bacharach Inc. has launched an updated website and brand identity, revitalizing its logo, company colours and redesigning its supporting materials. The new brand identity more closely follows Bacharach’s strategic direction and focus of instrumentation solutions for the HVAC and refrigeration