Things to consider when planning your piping layouts.
A fundamental element of the vapour compression cycle in refrigeration, it’s vital to revisit the basic functions of evaporators and how to keep them operating at their peak.
B.C. Launches Ammonia Safety Awareness Program
A series of free training courses developed due to the rise of ammonia-related incidents and hazards at provincial arenas.
Rheem to Acquire Friedrich Air Conditioning
Friedrich Air Conditioning is a manufacturer of room A/C and other home environment products.
GEA Introduces New Ge Zoneline Ultimate V10
Additional features include silent cooling, onboard diagnostics and WiFi capabilities.
Mitsubishi Electric Introduces FS Mini-Split with Hyper-Heat Plus
New technology delivers 100% heating at -20C, and sustains high efficiency as low as -25C.
The Trouble with Low Suction Pressure
A healthy refrigeration cycle requires close monitoring of pressures, both high and low.
E Flow Technologies expands SMARTPACK fan packs
Now available for 480 – 600V 3-phase AC voltage 50/60Hz for Canadian applications.
Air-to-Water Heat Pump Experience
This 30 Mechanical Minutes session shares details of a residential air-to-water heat pump installation.
Refrigerant Management Canada Increases Fee on CFC-11 Refrigerant Disposal
The new fee is set to be $20.00/kilogram for CFC-11 refrigerant entering the program for destruction.
Canadians Among 2021 ASHRAE Award Winners
Members recognized for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the organization and HVAC/R industry.
World Refrigeration Day to Celebrate Cooling Champions
More than 15-million people are currently employed worldwide in the refrigeration sector.
Johnson Controls expands water-cooled chiller portfolio
The Quantech QWC4 water-cooled screw chiller uses variable speed drive technology.
Diving Deep Into BTU Meters
At its core a thermal energy meter is a device that measures the amount of thermal energy used in a fluid system over a given amount of time.
Jaga expands hydronic fan coil unit line
The higher capacity Briza 22 and Briza 26 units are small enough to install in the wall or ceiling with either ducted or non-ducted systems.
An Ounce of Prevention
The value of maintenance programs and the consequences of not maintaining A/C systems.
Fieldpiece launches new vacuum pumps
Three new models to suit a variety of applications.
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.
Inverter Driven Air-to-Water Heat Pump
The new heat pump delivers both heating and cooling capacities.
HXV Hybrid Cooler
Includes uninterrupted operation with multiple fans, optional redundant pumps and a variety of operating modes.
EVAPCO Building Information Modelling (BIM) Files
The new 3D models include a full spectrum of products from evaporative to dry cooling towers, closed-circuit coolers and evaporative condensers.
Follow these steps to maintain the optimal performance of your residential clients’ cooling equipment.
Smart climate control solutions
Navac’s Mini-Split Toolkit
Nine-piece tool kit designed to make mini-split system installations more efficient for technicians.
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.
Heating and Cooling Solutions
Net-Zero community coming to the Ottawa-Gatineau Area
All buildings at the Zibi waterfront development will be interconnected through a hydronic loop that will deliver heating and cooling generated at a central district energy plant.
The Troubles I Have Seen
Sharp eyesight, an inquisitive mind and deductive reasoning are all required when solving HVAC problems.
2021 Refrigerant Update webinar now available for viewing
The second instalment of HPAC Magazine’s free 30 Mechanical Minutes webinar series was held live Wednesday, Dec. 3, featuring HPAC contributor Dave Demma along with Jeffrey Zimmerman of Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions and Chair of the HRAI Refrigerant Landscape Task Team.
Why air-to-water heat pumps are a market opportunity for hydronic professionals.
This two-part webinar series sponsored by Caleffi and presented…