Pel-Air Systems: Pellet Boilers Meet Forced Air Heating
Exploring design options for retrofitting a pellet boiler to a forced-air heating system.
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.
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.
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.
Viessmann Smart Apps and Digital Solutions
Triangle Tube’s Dependable Arsenal of Products Just Got Bigger
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.
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.
Mitsubishi Electric Heating and Cooling Introduces the QAHV and FS Model
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.
Halcyon Mini-Splits and Airstage VRF Systems
Boilers from Aqua-Tech Sales and Marketing
True North Hydronics Representing Lochinvar in Southern Alberta
Dave Graham, owner and founder of True North Hydronics Sales, is well known in the region.
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.
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.
HRAI Queen’s Park Day March 2nd
The association is calling on members in Ontario to take part in their Queen’s Park Day to meet Ontario’s elected officials.
Commercial Job? Trust Bradford White.
Bradford White Water Heaters deliver everything your commercial customers…
In Which I Go ccASHP!
Our intrepid HVAC writer chronicles his own journey towards air source heat pump acceptance and installation.
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.
VIDEO: Introducing the QAHV – Highly Efficient, High Temperature CO2 Heat Pump
Efficient Hot Water Heating Technology with Heat Pump Technology…
VIDEO: Canadian Made Equipment
Chad Euverman takes you through the line of Eco-King…
Enercare Acquires Syles Mechanical Services
Syles, located near Windsor, Ontario has been in business for more than 50 years, delivering HVAC, plumbing and electrical services.
Version 6 of the BEST (Building Efficiency System Tool) Software Available for Download
The Hydronic Industry Alliance-Commercial, a committee of the Radiant Professionals Alliance, has released the latest version of the free interactive commercial building HVAC system efficiency comparison application.
Action Furnace Acquires Direct Energy Alberta Home Services Businesses
The new acquisition adds over 40 HVAC experts to the Action Furnace teams in Calgary and Edmonton.
One Control to Rule Them All
How I got here and what I’ve learned about this industry.
Daikin Introduces North American Mini-Split with R-32
The new Atmosphera is the first single zone system with R-32 refrigerant in North America and is available in U.S. States where building codes permit the use of A2L refrigerants.
Words of Wisdom
Sharing reflections on the valuable role mentors have played in one man’s career.
Optimal Tubing Depth in a Slab
John Siegenthaler details why tubing placement matters in a radiant-heated concrete slab.
HTP Introduces Everlast Elevate Electric Water Heater
Its stainless-steel construction allows it to store more thermal energy without risk of premature failure due to corrosion.