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Comfort System Solutions, GloMar Technologies amalgamate

January 9, 2018

Comfort System Solutions (CSSI) and GloMar Technologies have amalgamated into one company and now operate under a new name – CGC Group of Companies – effective January 1, 2018. The newly formed group will be represented by a new logo.

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Atco enters contract to service armed forces sites in Canadian North

January 8, 2018

Atco has been selected to provide facility maintenance and support services at Canadian Armed Forces sites in the Northwest, Yukon and Nunavut Territories. Under the contract, Atco will provide facility inspection, maintenance and repair, new construction and upgrades, trade services

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Humber College HVAC career fair connects students and employers

January 4, 2018

Humber College’s second annual HVAC career fair will allow businesses to promote their organization and career options while getting to know students on an informal basis. Businesses will also be able to collect resumes. Students and soon-to-be graduates are from

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Viega launches new website and global image campaign

January 2, 2018

Viega hopes new initiatives will highlight high-profile installations and company growth. The website features brand-compliant, device-independent design, an online catalogue, intelligent search and an expanded product line. “Viega wanted to create a more sophisticated and mobile-friendly website that emphasizes usability

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ICP announces Canadian Distributors of the Year

December 29, 2017

International Comfort Products (ICP) has awarded Distributor of the Year to four Canadian companies. The annual distinction is given to distributors of ICP products for achievements in sales growth and customer support. “These distributors embraced new products, customer segments and

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Event to host largest ever education program

December 20, 2017 by Kerry Turner

The 2018 ASHRAE Winter Conference takes place January 20-24 at the Palmer House Chicago with the co-sponsored AHR Expo being held January 22-24 at McCormick Place. The AHR Expo seminar program features over 120 sessions, including over 70 free one-

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Consider alternatives when a pipe blockage or leak occurs

December 19, 2017 by HPAC Staff

Emergency pipe repair does not have to mean an entire system has to be shut down. This is music to the ears of residential and commercial customers – no more ripping out walls in search of the site of the

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Let’s Talk Stink

December 19, 2017 by Robert Bean

Out of all the senses, the olfactory sense is one of the strongest for creating lasting impressions.i Odour memories also influence the way new smells are perceived. As a survival tool it serves as an early warning signal that something

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Keep the Heat on with HVAC system checklist

December 18, 2017 by Richard Boothman

Winter can be hard on heaters of every type, but a step-by-step approach to preventive measures and maintenance of HVAC systems will help you to prepare for the harshest season of the year. From gas supply to air movers and

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Water, Water, Everywhere

December 15, 2017 by Ian McTeer

Although I did not shoot an albatross with my crossbow, I certainly felt a bit like Samuel Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner as I sloshed through my backyard this summer. “Water, water, everywhere/nor any drop to drink.” I