HPAC Magazine


December 30, 2020  

Heating the Historical

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

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.

April 29, 2020  

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

Using artificial intelligence to reduce energy costs by up

March 30, 2020  

What a Mesh!

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

March 9, 2020  

UPDATED: CMPX 2020 Product Spotlight

The Canadian Mechanical and Plumbing Exposition (CMPX) was scheduled

February 28, 2020  

Smart Field Devices


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.

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.

February 7, 2020  

Development underway on new Google Nest HVAC alert technology

The Google Nest Smart Home system has partnered with

November 22, 2019  

Johnson Controls acquires EasyIO Building and Energy Management System

Johnson Controls has closed an agreement to purchase the

August 26, 2019  

IoT permeates market, contractors pushed to get on board

I literally remember hearing that 9600 baud modem squeal

August 20, 2019  

Is the Internet of Things an HVAC thing?

I developed an intense interest in science and technology

March 25, 2019  

Mechanical industry sees rise in wireless technology

Wireless technology has been around in our businesses for

March 4, 2019  

How to solve the top three electrical problems in mechanical systems

When I was asked to do an article on

December 31, 2018  

Tulsar projects job creation at Brantford, ON facility

Control system manufacturer Tulsar Canada has attributed “unprecedented growth”

November 9, 2018  

The keys to optimal radiant system performance

Controls play an integral role in ensuring today’s hydronic

November 6, 2018  

What you need to know about electrical resistance

There are some facts about thermistors and resistance that

October 26, 2018  

Make the right choice: An overview of new plumbing and hydronic valves

Several manufacturers have introduced new balancing valve technologies into

October 10, 2018  

Acquisition affirms Johnson Controls’ commitment to thermostat portfolio

 Johnson Controls recently announced it has acquired the assets

September 18, 2018  

Measure, Test, Send with the Wohler A450!

The Wohler A 450 combustion analyzer is an affordably

August 29, 2018  

Change of vision with differential temperature control

Over time the hydronic industry has changed the approach

August 29, 2018  

How to align expectations of hydronic systems with reality

It is not uncommon for contractors, and sometimes consumers,

May 30, 2018  

Sorting through the finer points of AC and DC voltages

We all know, young or old, what comes to

May 15, 2018  

Common issues and installation errors in control systems – Part III

As noted in Part I and Part II of

March 2, 2018  

Taking the mystery out of electricity in HVAC

How many times have you heard someone say “Who

March 1, 2018  

Getting it right – part II: Troubleshooting hydronic controls

As it was noted in Part I of this

February 23, 2018  

Getting it right – part I: Troubleshooting hydronic control systems

Control systems are often blamed when hydronic systems are

December 20, 2017  

Event to host largest ever education program

The 2018 ASHRAE Winter Conference takes place January 20-24

December 5, 2017  

Ruskin adds 5,000 square feet to Kansas plant

Ruskin – air controls solutions manufacturer – has expanded

September 4, 2017  

Ontario rolls out smart thermostat program

Homeowners or renters living in single-detached, semi-detached, townhome or