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OS&B GM receives Joseph K. Seidner award

August 19, 2016

Kevin Ernst, P.Eng, general manager, Oakville Bending & Stamping is the sixteenth recipient of the Joseph K. Seidner Award. The presentation took place at the annual Canadian Advisory Council on Plumbing (CACP) meeting in Ottawa, ON, August 16, 2016. The

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Experience Canada’s north through Tundra Take-Back program

August 18, 2016

Have you or your staff ever wanted to experience Canada’s North?  Now is your chance. The Tundra Take-Back program is in urgent need of volunteers for a vehicle and appliance recycling project this September. The program will be in four

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Carrier honours two Canadian HVAC/R firms

August 16, 2016

In recognition of its commitment to quality, leadership and excellence in the heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) industry, Provincial Heating & Cooling Inc. recently received the 2016 President’s Award from Carrier at a ceremony in Huntington Beach, CA. This

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New provider of Dollars to $ense training

August 15, 2016

The Canadian Institute for Energy Training (CIET) is now the sole licensee for delivering all the Dollars to $ense (D2$) training workshops across Canada. This licence also includes the possibility of offering the workshops internationally through CIET’s sister-company the International

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Contractor certification under development by MSCC and BOMA

August 13, 2016

The Mechanical Service Contractors of Canada (MSCC) has been working with the Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada (BOMA) to develop the MSCC National Certification program. After several years of discussions, MSCC has agreed to partner to promote the

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Study shows land-use regulation negatively impacting housing affordability

August 12, 2016

Municipal land-use regulations for residential development are reducing the supply of new homes in Canada’s biggest cities and contributing to rising home prices, finds a study released recently by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian policy think-tank. “The dramatic

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IPEX expands piping systems plant in Alberta

August 11, 2016

IPEX, a thermoplastic piping systems manufacturer, has completed a plant expansion in Edmonton AB. The development represents a $55.4-million investment for the company. The expansion is 17,245 square feet and will allow IPEX to bring large diameters of polyvinyl chloride

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Danfoss appoints new head of drives

August 9, 2016

Danfoss has appointed Santiago Martin as head of Danfoss Drives for the Americas region. In this role, Martin will be responsible for leading Danfoss’ drives business in the United States, Canada and Latin America, ensuring its profitable growth and driving

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Ingersoll Rand refrigeration, chiller products support climate commitment goals

August 8, 2016

Ingersoll Rand (IR) was recently awarded three Product and Project of the Year awards at the fifth Environmental Leader Conference held in Denver, CO. The company accepted the awards for its Thermo King truck and trailer refrigeration units in Europe

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ASHRAE handbook features lots of updates to thermal storage, district heating

August 6, 2016

The ASHRAE 2016 handbook on HVAC systems and equipment features a number of revisions to the majority of its chapters, including major updates to thermal storage and district heating and cooling. “Nearly 90 per cent of the chapters have undergone