HPAC Magazine


September 13, 2021  

Canadian Experts Invent Way to Detect, Track, and Reduce COVID Risks Inside Buildings

ParticleOne builds on public health guidelines to address the complexities of specific spaces, enabling business owners to make informed choices.

August 31, 2021  

AHR Expo Registration is Now Open

The 2022 AHR Expo is set to take place between January 31-February 2, 2022 in Las Vegas.

August 27, 2021  

Natural Resources Canada Releases HVAC Self-Evaluation Tool and Guide 

The voluntary self assessment tool has been tested with a variety of property managers and operations staff.

August 26, 2021  

Armstrong’s Variable Speed Fire Pump with Fire Manager

Offers the ability to predict and report potential equipment failure that could result in expensive damage and/or loss of life.

August 23, 2021  

OEC and Geosource Energy Announce Geo-Exchange Partnership

Both organizations bring more than 30 years of combined experience to the renewable energy sector.

August 18, 2021  

Watts Introduces ArmorTek Advanced Coating System

Specially designed to bond to the primer and provides a high-strength barrier between the iron substrate and water.

August 13, 2021  

Ouellet Group Acquires Delta-Therm

Distribution of these products is expected to be carried out from Delta-Therm’s current location in Chicago, Illinois.

July 27, 2021  

Finding Power Quality Problems

Using basic power quality measurements, such as volts, amps, and power factor, a technician can narrow down power-related problems to a specific source.

July 13, 2021  

People on the Move: Aqua-Tech, Zurn, OS&B, ECCO Group and NAVAC

A recap of the some of the HVAC/R and

June 25, 2021  

Benefits of Energy Metering

HPAC Magazine discussed the relatively recent trend to install thermal energy meters (Btu meters) in multi-residential buildings.

June 15, 2021  

Emerson Celebrates 100 Years of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Innovation

The milestone is expected to be recognized over the next 12 months as the company continues to innovate advanced Copeland products to solve industry challenges.

June 8, 2021  

How Montreal Made Ammonia Safe for Its Rinks

The city has transitioned arenas away from R-22 using a design that ensures the safety of staff, patrons and surrounding neighbourhoods.

June 4, 2021  

The Arcticom Group Expands to Canada 

The Group specializes in commercial refrigeration and mechanical services including preventative maintenance, repair, installation and renovation.

May 27, 2021  

Johnson Controls Selects Environmentally Sustainable R-454B as Future Refrigerant

In addition to reducing environmental impact, R-454B is expected to be more compatible with existing R-410A equipment designs.

May 21, 2021  

Franklin Electric Secures Acquisition of New Aqua

Franklin Electric provides the production and marketing of systems and components for the movement of water and fuel.

May 21, 2021  

Canada to Invest $10 million Into New Energy Advisor Jobs

Expected in the reported call for proposals is a $10 million commitment to recruit, train, and mentor up to 2,000 new energy advisors across the country.

May 20, 2021  

Electric Eel eCAM Ace 100-Micro Pipeline Inspection Camera

Video is streamed directly to any mobile device which can be used as a monitor.

May 7, 2021  

Ontario Introduces Plan of New Crown Agency to Replace Ontario College of Trades

Under the proposed legislation, Skilled Trades Ontario would become the province’s industry-informed training authority.

May 6, 2021  

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.

May 5, 2021  

Belimo actuator and valve sizing/selection tool now online

The SelectPro sizing and selection tool allows for easy navigation and purchasing.

May 3, 2021  

OptiFlex BACnet Building Controllers

Both models include Ethernet, serial, and USB ports for easy network connectivity.

April 20, 2021  

Mestek Acquires Slant/Fin Baseboard Business

The addition of Slant/Fin Baseboard builds upon Mestek’s investing in channel specific companies that provide HVAC solutions for residential and commercial markets.

April 20, 2021  

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.

April 20, 2021  

DiversiTech acquires Fresh-Aire UV

Fresh-Aire UV offer the first LED light system designed specifically for mini-split AC systems.

April 13, 2021  

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.

March 3, 2021  

New ASHRAE Task Force taking on Decarbonization

“The challenges of decarbonization are complex, but this task force is positioned to offer actionable technical guidance to improve how buildings are built and operated.”

June 19, 2020  

Get Your Motor Runnin’

An inside look at what’s driving your pumps and more.

June 10, 2020  

First Commercial ‘Air Scrubber’ Technology Installed in Canada

The smart scrubber can reduce the need for outside air by 60 to 80%, providing a potential 20 to 30% energy cost savings, reducing pollution and HVAC maintenance, and improving occupant comfort.

March 10, 2020  

Calling In service calls

A Calgary-based startup introduces augmented reality platform that changes the way HVAC technicians deliver service.

March 2, 2020  

Integrated Design

A case study in achieving IEQ and efficiency with human factor.