Centennial College Opening Its New Zero Carbon Building
The school’s new A-Building uses all-electric domestic hot water heating and HVAC systems.
New Zero Carbon Office Tower Opens in Vancouver
The Stack is a 37-storey, 550,000 sq. ft., office tower in downtown Vancouver, the city’s tallest commercial building.
Vancouver’s zero-carbon firehall now open
Firehall 17, with geothermal heat pumps for heating/cooling, is also on track to achieve Passive House certification.
Cooling on the Cutting Edge
Turning to water from the bottom of Lake Ontario makes The Taylor a cool new build in Toronto’s downtown.
Yukon school joining biomass district energy system
Up to 90% of the heat in the community school will be produced with biomass, representing a 106-tonne reduction in the school’s annual greenhouse gas emissions.
A Complete Solution
John Siegenthaler asks hydronics pros: Are you prepared to deliver a complete package of heating, cooling, DHW and optimized ventilation to your customers?
Net Zero in Nunavut
Dealing with supply logistics and low-temp hydrdonic heating in Canada’s north.
Taco expands light commercial ECM pump offering
The new pumps are available in ductile iron for closed-loop hydronic heating/cooling systems or stainless steel for domestic hot water applications.
Next 30 Mechanical Minutes: Air-to-Water Heat Pump Options
John Siegenthaler will discuss what’s available when it comes to air-to-water heat pump solutions in the next episode of this free webinar series, Wednesday, August 23, 1 pm eastern time.
The Inverter Compressor Era: Are We Ready?
Compressor technology has been evolving since the earliest days of air conditioning; the time has come to embrace the latest generation.
A-Gas expands into Canada
The company is building its first Canadian refrigerant recovery and reclamation facility in Hamilton, Ont. with plans to open in Q4 this year.
Heat Pumps: What is Inverter Technology? [30 Mechanical Minutes]
Ian McTeer and Gerry Wagner sit down with HPAC to discuss the facts behind inverter technology and how it is making heat pumps better.
Heat Pumps: What Exactly is Inverter Technology? [30 Mechanical Minutes]
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Ipex plants in Quebec to be 100% renewable powered
Company has registered in Hydro-Québec’s renewable energy certificates pilot project.
Hydrogen blending project in Alberta adding electrolyzer
The ATCO Gas hydrogen blending project in Fort Saskatchewan will be producing hydrogen from water using electricity.
U of T Passive House residence to be ready for fall
The mechanical system at the University of Toronto Scarborough new student residence building is designed to recuperate heat and energy.
Yukon elementary school installs biomass heating
Installing contractor, Budget Plumbing and Heating of Whitehorse, will be operating and maintaining the system.
Ontario adds Pickering, Ajax and Whitby to dual fuel incentive program
Operated in collaboration with Enbridge Gas, the Clean Home Heating Initiative provides participants who have existing gas connections with incentives of up to $4,500 towards heat pump installations.
Enwave building new low-carbon heating facility in Toronto
Using heat pumps and other technologies, the facility’s emissions reduction potential is being compared to converting over 10 million sq. ft. of office space to net zero.
Toronto announces the eight buildings in its Deep Retrofit Challenge
Grants of up to $500,000 will be awarded to each of the buildings to support deeper-than-planned energy retrofits, and once complete, the city will develop and publicly release comprehensive case studies on completion of the retrofits.
Ontario adds City of Barrie to Clean Home Heating Initiative
Provincial program, launched last September, provides incentives to homeowners to try hybrid heating (smart controls with gas furnace and air source heat pump systems) initially in London, St. Catharines, Peterborough, Sault Ste. Marie, and now Barrie.
The inaugural Bioheat Week concludes Friday, May 12
Canadian Biomass highlights stories, columns and research about industries turning to bioheat solutions across the country.
ASHRAE publishes zero energy and zero carbon building evaluation standard
Standard 228 provides a consistent method for determining whether new and existing sites have reached zero energy.
Infrastructure Bank commits up to $100M toward building retrofit projects
The funding is intended to support energy retrofits to decarbonize commercial and industrial buildings across Canada being led by Ameresco Canada.
Carrier to Acquire Viessmann for 12B Euro
“The acquisition of Viessmann Climate Solutions is a game-changing opportunity,” Carrier Chairman/CEO, David Gitlin.
Low Temperature Recirculation
Strategies for incorporating renewable energy thermal storage with DHW.
Heat Pump Symposium a Sold Out Success
Over 600 people attended the inaugural Symposium held Tuesday, April 4 at the International Centre located near the Toronto International Airport.
Hydrogen Blending Conference: Virtual
The Hydrogen Heating Network is hosting a virtual conference over two half days, Tuesday June 20th and Wednesday June 21st, with experts from Canada, the U.S. and Europe.
New Conference takes aim at Decarbonizing the Built Environment
ASHRAE is among the organizers of the 2023 Decarbonization Conference for the Built Environment being held October 25-27 in the Washington, D.C. metro area.
Honeywell partnering with Energy-as-a-Service provider, Redaptive
The San Francisco-based company helps private-sector building owners accelerate and scale efforts to reduce energy waste, optimize cost, increase resiliency and meet sustainability goals.