HPAC Magazine


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.

February 7, 2020  

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.

January 29, 2020  

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.”

December 17, 2019  

The Agility of IoT

Smart technology developed by PCL Construction and Microsoft is simplifying tradespeople and developers’ jobs through crisis prevention and cost savings.

October 28, 2019  

Sealing Building Envelopes

Blower door testing offers opportunity for contractors.

April 18, 2019  

TSSA seeks feedback on new regulatory framework

The Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) is seeking

March 27, 2019  

Closing the gap in building strategy

Powerful trends in today’s marketplace demand new approaches to

March 4, 2019  

Employer and educator team up to create real-world learning environment

Durham College (DC) and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) recently

September 11, 2018  

Consulting engineering firms invited to submit project entries for awards program

Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO) has invited member firms

August 29, 2018  

Change of vision with differential temperature control

Over time the hydronic industry has changed the approach

August 24, 2018  

An abridged review of noise sources and methods to control sound transmission

Sound complaints are the number one indoor environmental quality