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News
May 13, 2021  

Memorandum of Understanding Signed Between ASHRAE and IUVA

The new Memorandum of Understandings (MOU) defines parameters by which ASHRAE and IUVA will work cooperatively.

Article
May 11, 2021  

What about Cooling?

The versatility of modern hydronics technology allows designers to create systems that are specifically designed to the needs and constraints of almost any building.

Product
May 5, 2021  

Single Zone 36,000 Btu/h Wall Mounted Heat Pump Systems

Includes a variety of features typical in high-end models, including a base pan heater and wireless remote control.

Product
May 4, 2021  

Smart Refrigerant Charger

The digital manifold gauge features pressure and temperature displays as well as calculated super-heat and sub-cooling data.

News
May 3, 2021  

Yorkland Controls acquiring Pacific Controls

Pacific Controls will become a business unit of Yorkland and continue serving the HVAC market in B.C.

Product
May 3, 2021  

OptiFlex BACnet Building Controllers

Both models include Ethernet, serial, and USB ports for easy network connectivity.

Product
May 3, 2021  

Green Link Engineering’s MetalHead

MetalHead is engineered with 100 mil aluminum sidewalls with a hard-anodized surface, allowing the base to withstand a 10,000-lb.

Product
May 3, 2021  

YORK Sun Premier Commercial HVAC Rooftop Units

The units feature start-up wizards, a 5.5-in. OLED display and numeric keypad that can be upgraded to a full-colour touchscreen.

Product
May 3, 2021  

Danfoss Universal TR6 Expansion Valve Kit

The kit is available in seven models that cover OEM air conditioner and heat pump designs.

News
April 23, 2021  

HRAI’s Thermostat Recovery Program Driving Industry Sustainability

The initiative has brought together over 4,000 Ontario participants in helping reroute nearly 200,000 old thermostats.

Article
April 20, 2021  

New School, New Hydronic Technology

The recently opened New Westminster Secondary School in B.C. is operating with a low temperature hydronic system and efficient heat emitter solutions.

News
April 20, 2021  

DiversiTech acquires Fresh-Aire UV

Fresh-Aire UV offer the first LED light system designed specifically for mini-split AC systems.

Article
April 5, 2021  

Installing Gas Monitoring in Parking Garages

For new or retrofit projects, the flexibility of wireless sensors provides multiple benefits.

Article
January 27, 2021  

Thermodynamics … Humbug!

Troubleshooting boiler controls issues requires taking methodical steps, but sometimes the solutions are more obvious than you think, like a simple hole in the wall.

Article
December 30, 2020  

Heating the Historical

Designing for human comfort under the constraints of a heritage home in the mountains.

News
November 25, 2020  

Montreal-based BrainBox AI recognized by TIME Magazine

Developer of autonomous HVAC control technology for buildings makes list of the world’s most innovative inventions of 2020.

News
April 29, 2020  

Montreal-based BrainBox AI Raises $12M to Expand Its Reach

Using artificial intelligence to reduce energy costs by up

Article
March 30, 2020  

What a Mesh!

Wi-Fi networks are getting stronger because the devices are working together to deliver the messages.

Article
March 9, 2020  

UPDATED: CMPX 2020 Product Spotlight

The Canadian Mechanical and Plumbing Exposition (CMPX) was scheduled

Product
February 28, 2020  

Smart Field Devices

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News
February 27, 2020  

ASHRAE releases resources to address COVID-19 (coronavirus) concerns

The COVID-19 Preparedness Resources page addresses coronavirus 2019 concerns with respect to the operation and maintenance of heating, ventilating and air-conditioning systems.

News
February 11, 2020  

University of Waterloo develops new sensor for better leak protection in buildings

The new sensor is smaller than a nickel and could retail for one tenth of the price of current leak detection devices on the market.

News
February 7, 2020  

Development underway on new Google Nest HVAC alert technology

The Google Nest Smart Home system has partnered with

News
November 22, 2019  

Johnson Controls acquires EasyIO Building and Energy Management System

Johnson Controls has closed an agreement to purchase the

Article
August 26, 2019  

IoT permeates market, contractors pushed to get on board

I literally remember hearing that 9600 baud modem squeal

Article
August 20, 2019  

Is the Internet of Things an HVAC thing?

I developed an intense interest in science and technology

Article
March 25, 2019  

Mechanical industry sees rise in wireless technology

Wireless technology has been around in our businesses for

Article
March 4, 2019  

How to solve the top three electrical problems in mechanical systems

When I was asked to do an article on

News
December 31, 2018  

Tulsar projects job creation at Brantford, ON facility

Control system manufacturer Tulsar Canada has attributed “unprecedented growth”

Article
November 9, 2018  

The keys to optimal radiant system performance

Controls play an integral role in ensuring today’s hydronic