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.
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.
The Arcticom Group Expands to Canada
The Group specializes in commercial refrigeration and mechanical services including preventative maintenance, repair, installation and renovation.
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.
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.
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.
Electric Eel eCAM Ace 100-Micro Pipeline Inspection Camera
Video is streamed directly to any mobile device which can be used as a monitor.
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.
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.
Belimo actuator and valve sizing/selection tool now online
The SelectPro sizing and selection tool allows for easy navigation and purchasing.
OptiFlex BACnet Building Controllers
Both models include Ethernet, serial, and USB ports for easy network connectivity.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Get Your Motor Runnin’
An inside look at what’s driving your pumps and more.
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.
Calling In service calls
A Calgary-based startup introduces augmented reality platform that changes the way HVAC technicians deliver service.
A case study in achieving IEQ and efficiency with human factor.
Montreal-based HVAC start up receives $75 million investment
XNRGY Climate Systems building a new R&D and manufacturing facility to develop custom-designed energy-efficient air handling units for data centres and other industrial and institutional buildings.
ASHRAE Releases Smart Grid Application Guide
“Harnessing the opportunities smart grid systems provide for creating more flexible and dynamic building systems is an integral part of our new energy future.”
The Agility of IoT
Smart technology developed by PCL Construction and Microsoft is simplifying tradespeople and developers’ jobs through crisis prevention and cost savings.
Sealing Building Envelopes
Blower door testing offers opportunity for contractors.
TSSA seeks feedback on new regulatory framework
The Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) is seeking…
Closing the gap in building strategy
Powerful trends in today’s marketplace demand new approaches to…
Employer and educator team up to create real-world learning environment
Durham College (DC) and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) recently…
Consulting engineering firms invited to submit project entries for awards program
Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO) has invited member firms…
Change of vision with differential temperature control
Over time the hydronic industry has changed the approach…
An abridged review of noise sources and methods to control sound transmission
Sound complaints are the number one indoor environmental quality…