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Standard 189.1
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Changes to high performance building standard open for public comment

April 13, 2016

Changes to the purpose and scope that reflect advances in green buildings over the last 10 years are proposed for the high performance building Standard 189.1 from ASHRAE, the International Code Council (ICC), the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and

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CIPHEX West and BUILDEX Express to co-locate

April 12, 2016

CIPHEX West and BUILDEX Express are co-locating at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, BC for their November 2016 shows. CIPHEX West is a two-day trade show and conference that is produced by the Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating

CondenSAFE
Product Construction

Condensate Neutralizer

February 10, 2016

Calefactio has released a commercial version of its CondenSAFE. Designed to be modular if more treatment volume is required, it can treat up to 28 gallons of condensate per hour or up to 84 gallons/hour if three units are installed

FLIR CM174 Imaging 600A AC/DC Clamp Meter
Product Construction

FLIR CM174 Imaging 600A AC/DC Clamp Meter

February 9, 2016

The FLIR CM174 Imaging 600A AC/DC Clamp Meter with IGM (Infrared Guided Measurement) is the first clamp meter equipped with a built-in thermal imager that can quickly lead you to problems you can’t see with a standard clamp meter. The

Viega MegaPress System
Product Construction

Viega MegaPress System

February 8, 2016

With Viega MegaPress, installers save time and labour by making secure black iron pipe connections in less than seven seconds with no heavy equipment or cutting oils. The patented Viega Smart Connect® feature helps installers identify unpressed connections easily during

Security Chimneys Secure Seal
Product Construction

Security Chimneys Secure Seal – Vent that Boiler

February 8, 2016

Are you looking to save time on your condensing vent system installation? – Secure Seal Installs up to 30% Quicker – Best Quality – Easy Install – “BH” Venting ULC-S636 Listed – Available now in 3″ to 24” diameters –

Gen-Eye Prism Video Pipe Inspection System
Product Construction

Generals New Gen-Eye Prism Video Pipe Inspection System Lets You Use Your Tablet or Smartphone

February 8, 2016

The new Gen-Eye Prism® video inspection system from General Pipe Cleaners lets you use a tablet or Smartphone to monitor your inspection work – and record it. No need to pay extra for a monitor or recording device. A Wi-Fi

Navien NHB Boiler
Product Construction

Navien NHB Boiler – Smarter & Smaller

November 30, 2015

Navien has introduced the efficient wall-hung condensing NHB series for residential and light commercial use. There are 4 wall-hung sizes: NHB-55, NHB-80, NHB 110 and NHB-150, with turn-down-ratios respectively of 7:1, 10:1, 11:1, and 15:1. The noteworthy 15:1 TDR in

Eco-Con low temp radiators
Product Construction

LOW TEMP RADIATORS

September 29, 2015

Eco-Con low temp radiators from Hydronic Heating Technologies Inc. offer low mass, fast acting heat transfer along with low-pressure drop in the convector. Standard measurements are from two to eight feet, a depth of three to 3 ¾ in. and

ShuBee Waterproof Shoe Covers
Product Construction

WATERPROOF SHOE COVERS

September 23, 2015

ShuBee® Waterproof Shoe Covers are perfect for wet muddy conditions and keeping your clients home clean during the rainy season. These shoe covers have a bigger and better, skid-resistant design made specifically for service industry professionals. Contact ShuBee® at 866.670.0908

Viega MegaPress
Product Construction

VIEGA MEGAPRESS SYSTEM

September 14, 2015

With Viega MegaPress, installers save time and labour by making secure black iron pipe connections in less than seven seconds with no heavy equipment or cutting oils. The patented Viega Smart Connect® feature helps installers identify unpressed connections easily during

Lennox PartsPlus
Product Construction

THE PARTS YOU NEED WHEN YOU NEED THEM

September 14, 2015

Lennox PartsPlus® stores offer HVAC contractors fast access to parts, supplies and equipment from a convenient, reliable source. Our complete selection of Healthy Climate® indoor air quality products, including humidifiers and replacement filters provides solutions for every customer.

Mechanical Estimating Software
Product Construction

MECHANICAL ESTIMATING SOFTWARE

September 14, 2015

FastPIPE®,  FastDUCT®, and FastWRAP™ Mechanical Estimating Software can help you improve and streamline your mechanical estimating process. With FastPIPE® for all types of plumbing and mechanical piping, FastDUCT® for HVAC and industrial sheet metal, and FastWRAP™ for mechanical insulation, our

FLIR C2
Product Construction

COMPACT FULL-FEATURED PROFESSIONAL THERMAL CAMERA

June 22, 2015

The FLIR C2, the first full-featured, pocket-sized thermal camera designed to help building professionals identify hidden heat patterns that clearly show where problems are, such as sources of energy waste, signs of structural defects, plumbing issues and more. Its compact

Tamas Hydronics standard boiler panel
Product Construction

BOILER PANEL

June 19, 2015

Tamas Hydronic’s standard boiler panel features an all new, compact design and is now one of the most economically viable distribution panels for boiler systems. This panel is available in configurations of up to 5 zones, not including boiler pump,

Gen-Eye SDP Premium video inspection & location system
Product Construction

NEW GEN-EYE SDP VIDEO INSPECTION SYSTEM WITH SUNLIGHT READABLE SCREEN, RECHARGEABLE BATTERY, AND WI-FI.

June 19, 2015

General Pipe Cleaners new Gen-Eye SDP Premium video inspection & location system features a sunlight readable screen, 4 hour rechargeable battery, and a Wi-Fi transmitter, along with a built-in waterproof keyboard, integral SD recorder, all contained in a heavy duty

Woodford Model 68 Undercover Wall Hydrant
Product Construction

WOODFORD MODEL 68 UNDERCOVER WALL HYDRANT

June 19, 2015

The Woodford Model 68 Undercover Wall Hydrant™ is protected by an integral 16 gauge stainless steel cover.  It is unlike anything on the market today as it provides the protection of a box hydrant, but has a sleeker look (only

Viega ProPress
Product Construction

VIEGA PROPRESS FOR COPPER

June 19, 2015

With more than 600 different fitting configurations to choose from, Viega ProPress for copper is the original copper press joining solution. Approved for more applications than any other copper press fitting system, Viega ProPress is available in sizes 1/2” to

ShuBee Armordillo Shoe Covers
Product Construction

ARMORDILLO SHOE COVERS

June 19, 2015

ShuBee® Armordillo Shoe Covers are perfect for keeping your clients home clean from muddy messes & wet debris. These shoe covers have a bigger and better skid-resistant design made specifically for service industry professionals. Contact ShuBee® at 866.317.7895.

Aliz outdoor cooling unit
Product Construction

AIR-TO-AIR HEAT PUMP

June 19, 2015

The Alizé outdoor cooling unit allows the user to benefit from the Right-Sized System® in combination with our Chinook modulating gas furnace. – Air-to-air heat pump – Small outdoor footprint as it’s a side discharge unit – Variable speed compressor

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CIPH and HRAI present the big economic picture

January 9, 2015

The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) and the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) have released their January 2015 co-branded quarterly economic review titled The Outlook (see Documents at right). Produced in conjunction with Altus

CPU-0550 Central Processing Unit
Product Construction

Central Processing Unit

November 25, 2014

Introducing the simplest, most intuitive control available to the hydronic industry, the CPU-0550. This standalone outdoor reset control accommodates staging, mixing, differential set point and pump sequencer applications in a condensed package with extensive flexibility and easy to use programming.

E2 TWH Service Valve Kit
Product Construction

EXP E2 – The Original Tankless Water Heater Service Valve Kits

November 21, 2014

The E2 TWH Service Valve Kit allows for quicker, consistent quality installations, with fewer leak paths. Streamline future services and clean, flush, or diagnose any tankless water heater with ease.  Available with your choice of three different pressure relief valves

EZ TORQUE
Product Construction

EZ TORQUE

November 21, 2014

The first major change to come along in about 30 years. EZ TORQUE™ comes pre-installed on topmount sinks. It secures the rim of the sink ledge tight to the countertop.

V3 styles Tube Heaters
Product Construction

V3 Style, Tube heater

November 21, 2014

The Series 3 re-design was made to improve operation and serviceability, while utilizing familiar controls on a production friendly unit.  The control box features include hinged side door access, three compartment design, and serviceability while in operation. Our V3 styles

SILGRANIT 1.75 bowl undermount sink
Product Construction

SILGRANIT 1.75 bowl undermount sink

October 30, 2014

The BLANCO DIAMOND U1.75 SILGRANIT® Low Divide features an innovative large double bowl design with room to easily fit pots, pans and trays over the low centre partition. It functions as a regular double bowl sink – but is able

Vitodens 222-F, B2TB gas-fired condensing boiler
Product Construction

Gas-Fired Condensing Boiler

October 29, 2014

The new Vitodens 222-F, B2TB gas-fired condensing boiler is an ideal space-saving option for new installations and a smart upgrade for outdated boiler and domestic hot water (DHW) storage systems. Its compact, floor standing design offers an economical space heating

ShuBee Armordillo Shoe Covers
Product Construction

Armordillo Shoe Covers

October 29, 2014

ShuBee® now has you covered in Canada. With faster shipping and lower cost, you can get your ShuBee® products when you need them. Keep your image professional by using ShuBee® Armordillo Shoe Covers. Reach us at 866.317.7895.

COMFORT PM AUTO Range
Product Construction

COMFORT PM AUTO Range

October 29, 2014

The Grundfos COMFORT PM AUTO range sets new standards for energy-efficient hot water recirculation in residential homes. Thanks to a low noise permanent magnet motor, energy consumption is reduced to as little as 5-8.5 W. Utilizing AUTOADAPT ensures the pump

FLIR TG165 Imaging IR Thermometer
Product Construction

Solve Electrical Problems Faster

October 29, 2014

FLIR TG165 Imaging IR Thermometer – See heat issues clearly – Target the right spot – Measure more accurately – Troubleshoot quickly – Stay safer and more aware – Document your work with images