Memorandum of Understanding Signed Between ASHRAE and IUVA
The new Memorandum of Understandings (MOU) defines parameters by which ASHRAE and IUVA will work cooperatively.
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.
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.
Smart Refrigerant Charger
The digital manifold gauge features pressure and temperature displays as well as calculated super-heat and sub-cooling data.
Yorkland Controls acquiring Pacific Controls
Pacific Controls will become a business unit of Yorkland and continue serving the HVAC market in B.C.
OptiFlex BACnet Building Controllers
Both models include Ethernet, serial, and USB ports for easy network connectivity.
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.
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.
Danfoss Universal TR6 Expansion Valve Kit
The kit is available in seven models that cover OEM air conditioner and heat pump designs.
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.
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.
DiversiTech acquires Fresh-Aire UV
Fresh-Aire UV offer the first LED light system designed specifically for mini-split AC systems.
Installing Gas Monitoring in Parking Garages
For new or retrofit projects, the flexibility of wireless sensors provides multiple benefits.
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.
Heating the Historical
Designing for human comfort under the constraints of a heritage home in the mountains.
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.
Montreal-based BrainBox AI Raises $12M to Expand Its Reach
Using artificial intelligence to reduce energy costs by up…
What a Mesh!
Wi-Fi networks are getting stronger because the devices are working together to deliver the messages.
UPDATED: CMPX 2020 Product Spotlight
The Canadian Mechanical and Plumbing Exposition (CMPX) was scheduled…
Smart Field Devices
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.
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.
Development underway on new Google Nest HVAC alert technology
The Google Nest Smart Home system has partnered with…
Johnson Controls acquires EasyIO Building and Energy Management System
Johnson Controls has closed an agreement to purchase the…
IoT permeates market, contractors pushed to get on board
I literally remember hearing that 9600 baud modem squeal…
Is the Internet of Things an HVAC thing?
I developed an intense interest in science and technology…
Mechanical industry sees rise in wireless technology
Wireless technology has been around in our businesses for…
How to solve the top three electrical problems in mechanical systems
When I was asked to do an article on…
Tulsar projects job creation at Brantford, ON facility
Control system manufacturer Tulsar Canada has attributed “unprecedented growth”…
The keys to optimal radiant system performance
Controls play an integral role in ensuring today’s hydronic…