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CMPX HRAI HVAC skills competition
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Students showcase skills at HVAC competition

April 20, 2018

Secondary and post-secondary students showcased their skills in a four-hour HVAC competition during the 2018 Canadian Mechanical and Plumbing Exposition (CMPX). The Heating Systems Gauntlet, held by the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), challenged 23 Southern

The Master Group new cambridge location Toronto
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The Master Group unveils new Cambridge location

April 13, 2018

The Master Group has opened a new branch in Cambridge, ON – its 10th location in the Greater Toronto Area. The 10,000 square foot space will include HVAC/R inventory and e-xpress pickup, an online ordering service with pick-up directly at

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Share your expertise at The Buildings Show

April 9, 2018

Buildings Canada has put out a call for speakers for The Buildings Show seminar program, to be held from November 28-30, 2018 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON. Topics are due April 30, 2018. Stonex Canada will join

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Alberta updates building codes to align with Pan-Canadian framework

April 5, 2018

The next editions of the Alberta building, fire and energy codes will be updated to the 2015 national code editions, including the 2017 interim changes to the 2011 National Energy Code for Buildings (NECB). The elevating devices codes will also

Humber College Career fair
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Humber College second annual HVAC career fair a success

April 4, 2018

Humber College’s second annual HVAC career fair attracted a crowd of students and soon-to-be graduates to network with potential employers. The fair is offered exclusively to the college’s HVAC/R Technician and Technology programs, as well as its Sustainable Energy and

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Call for mandatory radon testing focus of national Healthy Schools Day petition

March 29, 2018

The Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health and Environment (CPCHE) and the Canadian Child Care Federation (CCCF) launched a national petition urging mandatory action on radon in schools and childcare programs across the country on Healthy Schools Day, held April 3,

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Manitoba health-care facilities receive funding for HVAC, pump upgrades

March 29, 2018

The Manitoba government has approved over 120 health-care facility maintenance projects across the province, totaling nearly $30 million in funding. Projects include: Mould remediation in the medical records archive room at the Thompson General Hospital in Thompson, MB, as well

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CSA amends F280-12 standard, extends public review period

March 16, 2018

The public review period for recent amendments to CSA standard F280-12 has been extended to March 18, 2018. Amendments to the standard (determining the required capacity of residential space heating and cooling appliances) include: Ventilation sensible heat gain calculation formula

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True North HVAC and Hydronics brings Skuttle products to Canadian market

March 16, 2018

U.S.-based Skuttle has partnered with True North HVAC and Hydronics to offers its indoor air quality products in Canada. Products include flow-thru, fan-assisted, drum, under duct, steam (under duct and free standing) and spray humidifiers. High efficiency air cleaning (Merv

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AHR EXPO 2018 DRAWS RECORD CROWDS

March 8, 2018 by Jillian Morgan

OPTIMISM IS UP Economic outlook among exhibiting HVAC/R manufacturers is on the upswing, according to an annual survey conducted by AHR Expo and ASHRAE. Among survey respondents, 89 per cent forecasted excellent or good growth – up 15 per cent