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May 31, 2022  

Road to 2030: A Panel Discussion

We gathered four industry professionals together to share ideas on how trade contractors can get on board and get ahead of the federal emissions reduction plans.

May 26, 2022  

FortisBC launching residential gas heat pump pilot project in B.C.

Partnering with Thermolift and Stone Mountain Technologies, 20 residential homes across the Lower Mainland and Southern Interior will be installing the first units of their kind in B.C.

May 16, 2022  

ASHRAE Conference Coming to Toronto

The five-day event includes eight conference tracks, over 80 sessions, tours, social experiences and industry-specific committee meetings.

May 16, 2022  

Dream Kicks Off Net Zero Retrofit Initiative

A $136.6-million investment from the Canada Infrastructure Bank is funding this work.

May 4, 2022  

Daikin Collaborating with XOi Technologies

XOi’s communication app connects field service technicians, offices, and customers enabling on the job photo and video documentation, real-time remote video support and training and more.

April 28, 2022  

HRAI to offer IGSHPA residential geothermal training

The agreement includes the administration of courses in Canada, including course scheduling, promotion, participant registration, contracting and remunerating IGSHPA-certified instructors and training sites.

April 20, 2022  

ASHRAE involved in launch of International Network for Women in Cooling

The Network has been created to advance engagement, promote career opportunities and increase overall participation of women in the cooling sector, which includes refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pumps.

April 19, 2022  

After All These Years

The movement toward decarbonization is one of the biggest opportunities set before the North American hydronics market.

April 13, 2022  

Register today: The Road to 2030 – A Free Online Panel Discussion

Join us Monday, April 25 between 1-2 p.m. (eastern time) for a free online panel discussion about how the industry can get out ahead of pending regulatory policies and standards to meet 2030 emissions reductions.

March 30, 2022  

Canada Releases 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan

The Plan includes $9.1 billion in new investments designed to ensure the country reaches an emissions reduction target of 40 to 45% below 2005 levels by 2030.

March 29, 2022  

The Duct Free Zone: Do Mini Splits Require Design?

Installers must first be system designers to insure a system meets the needs and expectations of the homeowner.

March 28, 2022  

The “New” 2020 National Model Codes Finally Released

The 2020 Model Codes—Building, Plumbing, Fire and Energy—include nearly 400 changes since the last update.

March 28, 2022  

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.

March 23, 2022  

CMPX 2022 Open for Business

The CMPX show committee anticipates hosting thousands of HVAC/R and plumbing tradespersons over three days at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

March 22, 2022  

Optimizing Operations

Montreal west-end health network undertakes $18.8 million energy efficiency retrofit program.

March 18, 2022  

The Whisperline VD Series


March 16, 2022  

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.

March 15, 2022  

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.

March 9, 2022  

Daikin North America Streamlining Sales Organization

The Daikin, Goodman and Amana sales and marketing teams will fall under new corporate umbrella: Daikin Comfort Technologies.

March 9, 2022  

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.

March 2, 2022  

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.

February 23, 2022  

VIDEO: The lowest temperatures deserve the highest performance

When winter is at its worst, Fujitsu General heat

February 18, 2022  

Three More Manufacturers Added to Cold Climate Heat Pump Technology Challenge

DOE created the challenge to accelerate deployment of cold climate heat pump (CCHP) technologies.

February 8, 2022  

Carrier to Acquire Toshiba’s Global VRF and Light Commercial HVAC Business

Carrier’s acquisition will include all of TCC’s advanced research & development centres and global manufacturing operations.

February 1, 2022  

In Which I Go ccASHP!

Our intrepid HVAC writer chronicles his own journey towards air source heat pump acceptance and installation.

January 25, 2022  

The Duct Free Zone: The Magic of Refrigerant

What many of our customers (civilians) don’t know, and what many of us professionals take for granted, are the unique characteristics of refrigerant.