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June 15, 2021  

Right Time Group Continues Acquisitions Across Canada

The expansion continued in June when Comfort Masters LTD became Right Time’s seventh acquisition.

May 31, 2021  

Jaga expands hydronic fan coil unit line

The higher capacity Briza 22 and Briza 26 units are small enough to install in the wall or ceiling with either ducted or non-ducted systems.

May 3, 2021  

ASHRAE Opens Registration for 2021 Virtual Conference

The conference will feature over 100 live and on-demand sessions with updates from society leaders and virtual networking events.

May 3, 2021  

OptiFlex BACnet Building Controllers

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

May 3, 2021  

YORK Sun Premier Commercial HVAC Rooftop Units

The units feature start-up wizards, a 5.5-in. OLED display and numeric keypad that can be upgraded to a full-colour touchscreen.

May 3, 2021  

PreciseLine Vertical Air Handler

The new vertical configuration gives engineers and contractors additional flexibility.

April 20, 2021  

Rinnai introducing new air handler for the Canadian market

The new Canadian Air Handler (CAH) for the residential market becomes available in May and can be integrated with Rinnai’s tankless water heater or I-series combi boilers.

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 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 31, 2021  

NADCA Releases 2021 Standard for Cleaning HVAC Systems

New standards are based on their own and associated organizations’ research based on reliable principles.

February 5, 2021  

Ontario Engineers ask Province to address air quality before students return to school

“While investments like the Ontario Together Fund to develop new technologies are welcome, we need a transparent plan to prioritize and conduct upgrades to heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in schools now.”

January 13, 2021  

The Troubles I Have Seen

Sharp eyesight, an inquisitive mind and deductive reasoning are all required when solving HVAC problems.

December 16, 2020  

RectorSeal acquires TRUaire

A California-based manufacturer of grilles, registers, and diffusers for the residential and commercial HVAC market, TRUaire becomes the largest brand in the RectorSeal family.

December 15, 2020  

Johnson Controls offering remote and virtual reality training at Ducted Systems Academy

While COVID-19 has disrupted live hands-on courses, the Oklahoma-based Academy is bringing commercial and residential HVAC labs to the industry through LabStreaming, using Microsoft Teams to collaborate.

October 28, 2020  

Addressing Temporary Construction Heat

The headline of an online article dated July 18,

October 23, 2020  

SMACNA launches system air leakage test standard

The 96-page standard is a resource for leakage testing of any portion of, and up to, the entire forced air system.

August 4, 2020  

Lighting industry joins forces to offer UV-C light safety guidance

While UV-C has proven to have the germicidal benefits, including killing bacteria and inactivating viruses, uncontained UV-C exposure that is strong enough to kill germs is a risk to people, pets and plants.

March 9, 2020  

UPDATED: CMPX 2020 Product Spotlight

The Canadian Mechanical and Plumbing Exposition (CMPX) was scheduled

February 11, 2020  

Residential HVAC warranties: Where is the value?

It’s important to understand manufacturer warranties and be able to identify how you can provide additional value to customers.

December 23, 2019  

Thermostatic expansion valve troubleshooting

Often misdiagnosed, take a system-wide approach when searching for root cause problems with AC and heat pump systems.

December 11, 2019  

Top five new residential gas furnace tests

“We owe it to our customers and to the environment to be sure that newly installed gas appliances will operate at peak efficiency.”

November 26, 2019  

AHR Expo announces 2020 Innovation Award winners

AHR Expo show management has announced the winners of

October 15, 2019  

ASHRAE announces incorporation of IEQ-GA

Atlanta, Ga. — ASHRAE announced the incorporation of the

December 12, 2018  

Whole house ducted HVAC: The end is near?

Automotive analogies can be useful in explaining otherwise obscure

September 18, 2018  

Roto-Twist® Remotely Operated Balancing Dampers Saves You Time and Money

MAT offers a complete line of remotely operated balancing

August 24, 2018  

The challenge of Category IV gas-fired appliance venting

Which 90 per cent AFUE furnace brand got into

February 21, 2018  

Stop by HPAC’s booth at CMPX for a chance to win testo’s 317-3 CO detector

Fill out a ballot at HPAC’s booth (at the

December 20, 2017  

Event to host largest ever education program

The 2018 ASHRAE Winter Conference takes place January 20-24

November 3, 2017  

Gas safety bulletin addresses heating buildings under construction

Alberta Municipal Affairs and industry representatives have developed an

October 23, 2017  

Packaged indoor air quality systems work for contractors

Cold winter months keep Canadians indoors a great deal