HPAC Magazine

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Heating

News
September 29, 2022  

Hydronics Conference Shines in Saskatoon

The Canadian Hydronics Conference attracted large crowds with an information-packed two days in Saskatoon, September 27-28.

News
September 21, 2022  

2022 Modern Hydronics Summit: A Roaring Success

Keynote speaker John Siegenthaler kicked off the 2022 Modern Hydronics Summit with an insightful presentation on how hydronic heating and cooling are a perfect fit for modern net zero homes.

Article
September 20, 2022  

Opposing Currents

When it comes to designing systems with heat exchangers, stick with counterflow piping.

Article
September 14, 2022  

Heating Yellowknife

New pellet boiler district energy system helps NWT government reduce carbon footprint.

Product
September 8, 2022  

Discover Tankless Innovation & Performance

Bradford White Infiniti® Series Tankless Water Heaters are the

News
September 7, 2022  

Navien Now Doing Business in Canada as Navien Canada, Inc.

Navien celebrated the official announcement of Navien Canada, Inc. on August 29 in Surrey, British Columbia with the grand opening of their first Canadian distribution centre.

News
August 23, 2022  

Enercare Acquires HydroSolution 

The transaction marks Enercare’s first acquistion in Quebec, where HydroSolution serves more than 275,000 customers.

Article
August 16, 2022  

Differing Deltas

Both temperature control and pressure control of circulators on your hydronics system can work when matching flow rate with heating demand, but there are important distinctions.

News
July 27, 2022  

Industrial Chimney Co. Acquires Chiminee Lining

Cheminee Lining is the exhaust solutions division of U.S.-based boiler manufacturer The Cleaver-Brooks Company

News
July 20, 2022  

Canada Infrastructure Bank Kicks in $56M for U of T Building Retrofits

Among the projects being financed will be switching one of four gas boilers to electric in the central heating plant.

Article
July 19, 2022  

Road to 2030: the conversation continues

Experts lend their unique perspectives to the emissions reduction conversation.

News
June 23, 2022  

FortisBC Introduces Commercial Rebate for Gas Absorption Heat Pumps in Canada

FortisBC started testing gas absorption heat pumps at the end of 2019 as part of a pilot program to better understand how these units would operate in real-world settings.

Product
June 17, 2022  

Midea introduces EVOX heat pump system

The cold climate heat pumps are capable of 100% heating output at -20C (-4F).

News
June 7, 2022  

Feds Funding District Energy System Study for New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

The heating network using biomass and wind energy would connect over 90% of buildings in the community.

Article
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.

News
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.

Article
May 24, 2022  

IoT-Squared

It has been reported that there are over 35.8 billion IoT devices installed worldwide.

News
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.

News
May 16, 2022  

Dream Kicks Off Net Zero Retrofit Initiative

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

Article
May 12, 2022  

The Fuel Behind Gas Appliances and How It Can Reduce Our Carbon Footprint

Cleaner energy options, such as hydrogen gas blend and renewable natural gas are reducing GHG emissions from burning fuel.

News
May 11, 2022  

New Carbon Neutral Community Progressing in Ottawa-Gatineau 

Zibi is the only district energy system (DES) in a master-planned community in North America to use low-grade post-industrial waste for the heating of buildings.

Product
May 5, 2022  

Ampex: Insulated PEX Panel for Hydronic Heating

The Ampex Insulated Radiant PEX Panel has been specifically

Product
May 5, 2022  

Efficient, Convenient & Electric: LAARS® Commercial Electric Boiler

Laars Commercial Electric Boiler delivers 100% efficiency with zero

Article
April 26, 2022  

So Many Unsung Heroes

The mechanical trade operates effectively every day thanks to the people on the front lines and those behind the scenes.

Product
April 12, 2022  

New snow/ice sensor accessories from tekmar

Launch of two new accessories, a leveling shim kit and a spare socket cover plate.

Article
April 12, 2022  

Air Quality and Energy Efficiency

Combining a dedicated outdoor air system with active chilled beams is a modern hydronics solution for well conditioned spaces in buildings.

News
April 6, 2022  

Next 30 Mechanical Minutes: Plastic Pipe Sizing

Lance MacNevin of the Plastics Pipe Institute joins us for a live webinar on plastic piping in commercial plumbing and heating applications.

News
April 6, 2022  

MEET Show 2022 Open For Registration

Taking place May 4 & 5 in Moncton, New Brunswick, educational sessions will include presentations by Robert Bean and Bill Hooper.

Article
April 5, 2022  

Pel-Air Systems: Pellet Boilers Meet Forced Air Heating

Exploring design options for retrofitting a pellet boiler to a forced-air heating system.

Article
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.