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Basic Conversion Considerations

April 1, 2012 by Dave Demma

What are the important issues after the decision has been made to move forward with a refrigerant conversion?

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Maintenance Rules

April 1, 2012 by hpac

Address the two biggest problems with HVAC split system components.

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Free webcast highlights dedicated outdoor air systems

March 19, 2012

  While conventional HVAC systems mix fresh outdoor air with the return air in one unit, dedicated outdoor air systems use standard equipment to condition fresh air separately before it enters the building. This break from tradition is quickly becoming

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Time to enter the 2012 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards

March 15, 2012

The Stage 1 deadline for the 2012 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards is coming up – Tuesday, March 27. This year the number of awards of excellence has been increased to 12. Now in its 44th year, the awards program is

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New Brunswick to host first CanmetENERGY English-language process integration workshop

March 14, 2012

Building on the success of workshops held in Québec over the past two years, CanmetENERGY is expanding its offer to train energy specialists in heat recovery and process integration (PI). The first English-language PI three-day workshop will be held March

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Watts Water Technologies, Inc. Completes Acquisition of tekmar Control Systems

February 21, 2012

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. has completed the acquisition of tekmar Control Systems in a share purchase transaction. tekmar is a designer and manufacturer of control solutions for a HVAC applications, including a range of hydronic systems. tekmar had annual revenues

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R-2000 Energy-Efficiency Standard gets a facelift

February 16, 2012

The Honourable Gordon O’Connor, Minister of State and MP for Carleton–Mississippi Mills, on behalf of the Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources, and Ron Olson, President of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association, launched the new 2012 R-2000 Standard today.

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Green building trends for 2012

February 13, 2012

Earth Advantage Institute (EAI) director of marketing Tom Breunig recently wrote Green Crystal Ball: 10 Green Building Predictions For 2012. The article discusses the EAI’s annual 10 green building predictions, which include: urban density, green multi-family homes, energy education for

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$400-million ecoEnergy Retrofit-Homes program shut down

February 13, 2012

The ecoENERGY Retrofit-Homes program was shut down two months earlier than expected. The news appeared near the bottom of a good news press release from the office of Minister of Natural Resources Canada Joe Oliver, announcing an additional $117 million

Intersections of sewers by a second utility are not unusual.
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Ticking Time Bombs

January 1, 2012 by Mark Bruce

Cross bores: increasing safety and reducing risk.