Air-to-Water Heat Pumps for Homes [30 Mechanical Minutes]
In the latest edition of 30 Mechanical Minutes (HPAC…
Ian McTeer shares the many things to consider when attempting to optimize heating and cooling in different parts of a house.
From Steam to Sustainable
Packaged energy transfer stations ease the transition for Sheridan College’s district energy system.
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.
Introducing the LAARS® FT Series Commercial Wall-Hung Boiler
Engineered to be as flexible as it is efficient,…
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?
New report promotes Canadian shift from Air Conditioners to Heat Pumps
The Cool Way to Heat Homes: installing heat pumps instead of air conditioners in Canada, was developed by the Building Decarbonization Alliance, Canadian Climate Institute, Efficiency Canada, and Greenhouse Institute.
Net Zero in Nunavut
Dealing with supply logistics and low-temp hydrdonic heating in Canada’s north.
Heat-flo products now represented in the West
The U.S.-based manufacturer of water heating and storage products now has representation in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
Inverters Improve Capacity
When considering installation of multi-zone mini-split systems, inverter compressors often allow more indoor capacity than you might think.
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.
SunTouch introduces WiFi thermostat
The SunStat CommandPlus thermostat allows remote control of electric radiant floor warming system.
Bosch introduces compact air handlers for tight spaces
Two air handlers, one wall-mounted and one ceiling-mounted, pair with the company’s inverter ducted split (IDS) heat pump family.
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]
Everyone wants to know more about heat pumps. On…
Bitzer acquiring OJ Electronics
The Danish electronics company specializes in controls for ventilation systems and electric floor heating.
Hydrogen blending project in Alberta adding electrolyzer
The ATCO Gas hydrogen blending project in Fort Saskatchewan will be producing hydrogen from water using electricity.
Yukon elementary school installs biomass heating
Installing contractor, Budget Plumbing and Heating of Whitehorse, will be operating and maintaining the system.
Fondital Cool towel radiators available in Canada
The hydronic towel warmers combine warmth with a sleek and modern design.
The Great Outdoors
Breaking down the concepts behind outdoor reset.
Keeping It Simple
Hydronics systems don’t have to be complex to be sophisticated.
Calefactio expands its air and dirt separator line
The Cal-X-Tract series now includes an air separator, dirt separator and an air & dirt separator with magnet.
Thermogenics grows presence in U.S. Southeast
The Ontario-based company has acquired Industrial Engineering of Orlando, Florida, an industrial boiler service provider.
Lennox launches 14th edition of its Feel The Love program
Company partners with its residential dealer network in Canada and the U.S. to recognize deserving community heroes by donating heating or cooling equipment and installation free of charge.
MCEE Expo 2023 attracts close to 7,000
After a four-year absence, the biannual tradeshow brings the industry together again in Montreal.
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.
The New Standard in Tank Lining Protection
Bradford White’s exclusive Vitraglas® tank lining now features Microban®…
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.