Beckett Acquires Westwood Products
Beckett currently offers B20 approved burners, tank accessories, and other renewable fuel specific heating system components.
Viega to Reopen Seminar Centers
Each seminar centre features classrooms, hands-on workshops and interactive learning displays.
National Backflow Prevention Day: August 16
Industry members are asked to mark the day using the hashtag #BackflowDay on social media.
Navien Partners With Nexstar Network
Nexstar Network is a member-owned organization developed to drive business growth for member companies.
Preparing for Changes to Canada’s Energy Efficiency Act
The amendment will update testing and reporting standards for four particular product categories: gas fireplaces, gas boilers, gas furnaces and oil-fired boilers.
Uponor to Expand Manufacturing Capacity in Two Facilities
Both expansions will mark the company’s 12th and 13th in North America since 1990.
New Gold Seal and Blue Seal Accredited Project Management Program Announced
The educational experience is expected to be held online and will be offered in partnership with the University of Waterloo.
Ouellet Group Announces the Purchase of Innovair Corporation
This acquisition is expected to allow Ouellet to grow further and develop into new markets.
People on the Move: Aqua-Tech, Zurn, OS&B, ECCO Group and NAVAC
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Investment in Building Construction Decreases in May
Residential construction was down 2.7% in May thanks to declines in both single and multi-unit construction.
Air-to-Water Heat Pump Experience
This 30 Mechanical Minutes session shares details of a residential air-to-water heat pump installation.
Refrigerant Management Canada Increases Fee on CFC-11 Refrigerant Disposal
The new fee is set to be $20.00/kilogram for CFC-11 refrigerant entering the program for destruction.
Value of Building Permits Decrease in May
The value of permits for multi-family houses dropped 20.6% to $3.3 billion in May, the lowest value since August 2020.
Benefits and Pointers on Buffer Tanks
Both Goldie and Pelligrino broke down how the buffer tank gives the boiler, or other heat source such as a heat pump, a mass to heat up and reduce the event of short cycling.
Canadians Among 2021 ASHRAE Award Winners
Members recognized for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the organization and HVAC/R industry.
Teledyne Flir Releases New MR265 Moisture and Thermal Imager
Using the MR265 will give anyone multiple ways to read and report moisture levels, as well as identify temperature anomalies that could denote issues from leaking pipes or overheating circuits.
Benefits of Energy Metering
HPAC Magazine discussed the relatively recent trend to install thermal energy meters (Btu meters) in multi-residential buildings.
Conestoga Opening New Skilled Trades Training Campus
The facility includes upgraded office and manufacturing areas ideally suited to unique requirements of trades education and training.
Construction Payroll Employment Shows Growth Through Tough Times
The number of payroll employees rose in every sub-sector within construction, led by specialty trade contractors.
Study Highlights Challenge in Retaining Apprentices
This study is said to serve as an important baseline for understanding the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on apprentices as they undergo or complete their training.
Canadian Propane Association Introduces New Brand Identity
CPA hopes the new logo demonstrates the propane industry as cooperative in supporting Canadians to make greener, affordable choices for their homes and businesses.
World Refrigeration Day to Celebrate Cooling Champions
More than 15-million people are currently employed worldwide in the refrigeration sector.
CIPHEX West 2021 to Take Place in November
Health and safety guidelines will be followed as per instruction by the Province of British Columbia.
Tekmar Launches BACnet Snow/Ice Sensor Interface 681
The BACnet Snow/Ice Sensor Interface is compatible with any BAS controller via BACnet MS/TP communication.
Right Time Group Continues Acquisitions Across Canada
The expansion continued in June when Comfort Masters LTD became Right Time’s seventh acquisition.
Ontario Introduces New Project Aimed to Help Youth Explore Careers in the Skilled Trades
Approximately 70 one-day boot camps will take place in communities that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Emerson Celebrates 100 Years of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Innovation
The milestone is expected to be recognized over the next 12 months as the company continues to innovate advanced Copeland products to solve industry challenges.
The Arcticom Group Expands to Canada
The Group specializes in commercial refrigeration and mechanical services including preventative maintenance, repair, installation and renovation.
Pace Solutions Acquires Glengarry Chemicals
Now called Glengarry Solutions, the move expands Pace Solutions’ water treatment and energy conservation divisions in Canada.
Humber College to Expand Skilled Trades Facility
The $9.5-million expansion will feature simulated worksites for hands-on learning and alternative methods of course delivery.