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Historic home gets federally-funded HVAC reno

December 1, 2015 by BETH MCKAY

Retrofitting the first prime minister’s 19th century home has its challenges.

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What is in your toolbox?

December 1, 2015 by Dave Demma

When I worked as a technician I wanted to have every possible tool I would ever need to complete any job I was faced with in my possession (meaning in my service van), including the 2 a.m. emergency calls. While

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Understanding, measuring and interpreting results

December 1, 2015 by FRANK HEALY

From minor control trips to compressor and transformer failures, harmonics can impact every type of HVAC equipment.

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Canadian refrigeration community gathers in Toronto

November 9, 2015

The Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) Canada held its 2015 Seminar and Annual General Meeting on November 6 to 7 at Humber College, North Campus in Toronto, ON. The event opened with Andre Patenaude director – CO2 business development, Emerson Climate Technologies,

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HRAI provides update on heat pump issue

November 6, 2015

NB Power re-evaluates position on rentals, opts for education and an incentive

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Wolseley wins distributer of the year

November 2, 2015

International Comfort Products (ICP) has named Wolseley Canada distributor of the year for the second consecutive year. The award specifically recognizes Wolseley for its significant growth of ICP’s sales line of Keeprite HVAC products for the 2014 calendar year. Wolseley carries

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White House announces suite of private sector commitments to HFC reductions

October 20, 2015

On October 15, 2015, the White House announced a suite of new private-sector commitments and executive actions that will reduce the use and emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). The White House also recognized the progress that has been made against the

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Emerson Climate Technologies merges two businesses

October 16, 2015

Emerson Climate Technologies has integrated White-Rodgers, its St. Louis-based company, and Flow Controls businesses into a single organization, effective October 1, 2015.Jack Huether assumes responsibility over the consolidated business, which is operating as White-Rodgers. Huether, now president of White-Rodgers, has

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One-stop plumbing and HVAC/R shop opens in Hamilton

October 9, 2015

Wolseley Canada’s plumbing branch in Hamilton, ON has been renovated and now offers a full line of HVAC/R products. The branch, located at 123 Dartnell Rd. has combined its plumbing and HVAC/R inventory. It also includes a kitchen and bath

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Refrigerant Management Canada to celebrate 15 years of operation

October 7, 2015

The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) has invited its members to join Refrigerant Management Canada (RMC) on November 12, 2015 at the Four Points by Sheraton – Toronto Airport, 6257 Airport Road, Mississauga, ON for its annual

Tom Breen, Noble HVAC Sales Manager - Toronto Region prepares to announce the winners of the prize draw while Ulyana Fedyna, Noble marketing manager, HVAC & Hydronics, spins the drum.
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Noble’s fall kick-off event hits the mark

October 2, 2015

On October 1, the 2015 Noble Red Hot heating show drew contractors from across the GTA to Vaughan, ON for a lively, shoulder-to-shoulder evening with nearly 850 guests in total. The show featured over 45 exhibitors and offered five interactive

During outdoor inspection, check the gas pressure regulator vent. It should be behind the meter and clear of obstructions.
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Déjà vu, all over again

October 1, 2015 by Ian McTeer

HVAC contractors in Canada know very well that the bulk of their time is spent preparing for, or dealing with winter. One of the most important requirements for any heating system is maintenance. Every device, and the distribution system it

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What Is going on in the world of Supermarket Refrigeration?

October 1, 2015 by Dave Demma

It comes as no surprise to anyone that supermarkets are under pressure to embrace green. As applied to the refrigeration portion of a supermarket this translates into: reduce carbon footprint, lower Global Warming Potential (GWP), reduce refrigerant charge, reduce electrical

Heating system design should take into account the replacement of the energy leaking through walls, ceilings, floors and openings in the building envelop.
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Understanding and measuring energy transfer

October 1, 2015 by Gilles Legault

It is crucial to calculate the load when designing a heating system.

Damian Warner, Canadian decathlete and Pan Am games gold medalist, speaks at Enercare's grand rebrand event.
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Enercare enters second phase of its grand rebrand

September 17, 2015

On September 16, 2015, Enercare held a grand rebrand event at Exhibition Place in Toronto, ON. The company announced that it is unveiling the second phase of its rebranding efforts with the launch of its first-ever fully integrated mass media

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Outbreak prompts New York to follow ASHRAE’s Legionella standard

September 7, 2015

New York city council has adopted legislation that requires adherence to part of ASHRAE’s newly published Legionella standard. This change in legislation follows 120 cases of infection due to Legionellosis and 12 confirmed deaths from the infection. New York has

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Emerson consolidates businesses

August 12, 2015

Emerson Climate Technologies has announced the integration of its St. Louis-based White-Rodgers and Flow Controls businesses into a single organization as of October 1, 2015. Jack Huether, president of White-Rodgers, an Emerson executive with over 30 years of experience in

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HRAI AGM and Conference just weeks away

August 4, 2015

Room block deadline at Caesars Windsor extended to August 11.

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Wholesale, manufacturing & distribution clips

August 3, 2015

Ontor Limited has been named distributor for AquaMotion Inc., a manufacturer of patented single, multi speed and variable speed circulators and recirculation systems. Incorporated in 2002, AquaMotion developed the Green ECO-Cartridge Design, which is a field replaceable and field serviceable

CIPHEX is back on the road with its 2015 travelling expo.
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Schedule set for CIPHEX travelling road show

July 29, 2015

CIPHEX is back on the road with the 2015 travelling expo for plumbing, HVAC/R, hydronics, water treatment, tools, equipment, software and services. Dates are as follows: ·  Oct. 15, Burnaby, BC, ·  October 20, Edmonton, AB ·  October 22, Regina, SK ·  October 28, Brandon, MB

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Underwood becomes third Canadian to lead ASHRAE

July 28, 2015

T. David Underwood, P.Eng., Fellow ASHRAE, Life Member, CPMP of Oakville, ON is the new president of ASHRAE. New officers and directors for 2015-16 were installed at ASHRAE’s annual meeting, which was held June 27 to July 1 in Atlanta,

View into lab from atrium.  Photo Peter A. Sellar
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CANMET lab makes AIA Environment Top Ten list

July 27, 2015

The CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory in Hamilton, ON, has garnered a spot on the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment Top Ten projects list. The lab is also the third Canadian research lab to achieve LEED Platinum

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Dates announced for 22nd MEET show

July 21, 2015

The 22nd MEET (Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology) will be held May 18 and 19, 2016 at the Moncton Coliseum Complex in Moncton, NB. The biennial show is the largest trade event east of Montreal. “With more than 6200 buyers at the last

EnerCare Home Services has unveiled a rebranding campaign, including this new logo.
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Enercare Home Services is the new Direct Energy Home Services in Ontario

July 10, 2015

EnerCare Inc. recently unveiled its new brand identity with the launch of a new logo, a new website, a redesigned fleet of vehicles, and new workforce uniforms. The rebrand follows the October 2014 acquisition of Direct Energy Marketing Limited’s home

Koldwave was acquired by Mestek, Inc. in 1995.
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Koldwave manufacturing moving to Mestek’s NC facility

July 8, 2015

Koldwave, a manufacturer of high efficiency portable cooling units that previously operated under Mestex, Inc. in Dallas, TX, is now under the Mestek Distributor Products Group umbrella. As a result, all manufacturing will be moving to Mestek’s largest facility located

Located in a newly built building, the 12,000 sq. ft. facility includes a 4000 sq. ft. showroom
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The Master Group opens branch in Lvis, QC

June 12, 2015

The Master Group Inc. has opened a new branch in Lévis, which is situated in the southern region of Québec City close to the Trans-Canada Highway. Located in a newly built building, the 12,000 sq. ft. facility includes a 4000

Le magazine PCC de juin peut tre consult/tlcharg en ligne depuis la semaine passe.
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Le magazine PCC de juin

June 9, 2015

Le magazine PCC de juin peut être consulté/téléchargé en ligne depuis la semaine passée. La version papier sera postée au début de la semaine prochaine. Si vous ne le recevez pas et que vous oeuvrez dans l’industrie, vous pouvez vous

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The Master Group acquires Qubec distributor Frivent Inc.

May 22, 2015

The Master Group Inc. has acquired Frivent Inc., a Québec supplier of ventilation and energy saving equipment effective May 19, 2015. The acquisition allows The Master Group to strengthen its position in the ventilation sector. “In recent years, Master has

Carrier representatives with the winners, left to right, Chris Nelson, president, North America HVAC Systems, Brent Garrioch, Rob and Tracy Dill of Provincial Heating & Cooling Inc., Paul Davignon and David Meyers vice president residential sales,  RES Systems.
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UPDATED: Winnipeg firm first in Canada to win Carrier’s highest award

May 22, 2015

Provincial Heating & Cooling Inc. of Winnipeg, MB has the distinction of being the first Canadian Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer to claim Carrier’s President’s Award. The annual award recognizes dealers who exemplify the brand’s model for operational excellence, business effectiveness

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MCA Canada and CIPH return from the Hill

May 19, 2015

Talks focus on prompt payment and uniform codes.