Sapperton District Energy System Closer to Reality
New green collaboration between the City of New Westminster and Metro Vancouver Regional District bringing project to life.
Modern Niagara Aiming to Become Net Zero by 2030
The company has enlisted Worldfavor, a sustainability measurement platform, to assist on its journey.
Registration Open for 2022 Modern Hydronics Summit
All new in 2022 will be Hydronics 101, a dedicated series of sessions exploring the fundamentals of hydronics systems.
CMPX 2022 Product Spotlight
We canvassed manufacturers and their representatives to share what visitors can expect to see at this year’s show, and as a result we over 100 items listed.
Modern Niagara Partnering with CleanTech Start-up
The agreement with Florida-based Blue Frontier centres around new environmentally-friendly air conditioning technology.
Which is Better?
Considering various control options when combining domestic hot water plus space heating in colder climates using an air-to-water heat pump with your hydronics system.
B.C. Raising Sales Tax on Fossil Fuel Appliances, Cutting Tax on Heat Pumps
As of April 1, provincial tax on the purchase or lease price of fossil fuel combustion systems will increase from 7% to 12%, while heat pumps will be exempt from PST.
In Which I Go ccASHP!
Our intrepid HVAC writer chronicles his own journey towards air source heat pump acceptance and installation.
Version 6 of the BEST (Building Efficiency System Tool) Software Available for Download
The Hydronic Industry Alliance-Commercial, a committee of the Radiant Professionals Alliance, has released the latest version of the free interactive commercial building HVAC system efficiency comparison application.
Built Green Launches Net Zero Energy+ Program for New Single Family Homes
The course was created in anticipation of what builders will need to know and do before Net Zero building code changes come into effect.
Toronto Considering an Accelerated Climate Strategy
If adopted by City Council, Toronto will be one of only three big cities in North America with a net zero by 2040 target.
New Residential Fuel Oil Ban Regulation in Quebec
Installing oil-powered heating equipment in new construction will be prohibited in the province as of December 31, 2021
ASHRAE Officially Opens New Global Headquarters Building
The grand opening comes at the conclusion of highly successful building campaign that raised more than $10.3 million in donations.
New Report Highlights Canadian Interest in Building Green
More than 1,200 industry professionals around the world were surveyed for the report.
CIB and Enwave Form Partnership to Expand District Energy Projects In Toronto and Mississauga
CIB is expected to commit $600 million to the project which allows Enwave to accelerate and scale the build-out of its district energy systems.
Are ECM Upgrades Worth It?
HVAC service contractors encounter failed fan motors every day, it might be time to stock replacement units for customers interested in saving energy.
Canada Infrastructure Bank Invests $19.3 million in Toronto Western Hospital Heating Retrofit Project
Being called the world’s largest raw wastewater energy transfer project, it will transfer thermal energy to and from wastewater flowing in the mid-Toronto interceptor sewer.
Family Business Transitions
The story often goes like this: the older generation poured their blood, sweat, and tears into building their own contracting company.
2021 Kitchen and Bath Trends
With home renos on the rise, here are the trends driving faucet and fixture design.
ASHRAE Global Headquarters Reaches Net-Zero-Energy Milestone
In January 2020, ASHRAE began a $20 million renovation project on its new global headquarters building.
Viega Reduces Waste by Replacing Printed Instructions With QR Codes
Printed instructions inside the packages of most ProPress, MegaPress and PureFlow products made in the U.S. are expected to be removed.
Cornerstone Laid at Kingston’s First Geothermal Residential Building – The Geo
The Geo’s concept was inspired by the City of Kingston when it became the first municipality in Ontario to declare climate change as an emergency in 2019.
Cut it Out with the Cut-Out Questions
Old ways of thinking about heat pumps are not compatible with a low carbon future.
HVAC Companies Among Leaders in Canada
The Globe And Mail top growing companies in Canada list includes businesses with energy efficiency and HVAC connections.
ASHRAE Introduces Hybrid Registration for Winter Conference
The conference is expected to feature over 80 technical sessions with updates from society leaders, tours, social events.
OEC and Geosource Energy Announce Geo-Exchange Partnership
Both organizations bring more than 30 years of combined experience to the renewable energy sector.
Danfoss Seeking Nominations for Annual EnVisioneer of the Year Award
Recent Canadian award winners include Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario and Brampton-based Arctic Chiller Group.
Taco grows stainless steel ECM circulator family
The 0015e and 0018e circulators are now available in NSF/ANSI 61 & 372 certified stainless steel for domestic water circulation.
Feds Launch Canada Greener Homes Grant
Canadian homeowners will be eligible for grants of up to $5,000 to make energy efficient retrofits to their primary residences, including HVAC improvements.
Efficiency Canada launching weekly webinar series
The first session, Friday, May 14 at noon, is “Reframing the Policy Discussion on Ground Source Heat Pump Systems: New Considerations”.