HRAI and ESCO Institute to Develop New Refrigerant Safety Program
The new program is anticipated to launch in June 2022.
Enercare Acquires Syles Mechanical Services
Syles has been in business for more than 50 years, delivering heating, cooling, plumbing and electrical services.
Oatey Enlists Social Media Influencers as Brand Ambassadors
First launched in June 2021, the company’s Social Media Ambassador program now includes four Canadian plumbers among its 10 ambassadors.
Viessmann Invests in Canadian Forests
The investment is part of the company’s sustainability strategy, which manages forest areas in the interest of climate protection.
Gravity is Free
The greatest lessons learned on the job come from making mistakes in the first place.
Deschenes Group Reports the Passing of Jacques Deschenes
Jacques joined Deschênes & Fils Ltée in 1954, was president/CEO of Groupe Deschênes from 1988 to 2000, and he continued to serve on the Board until their most recent meeting in December 2021.
Skills Ontario Launches New Career Exploration App
Ontario college applicants can now discover 150+ skilled trade and technology specialties.
Uponor Announces Departure of Bill Gray as President, North America Building Solutions
Formerly general manager for Uponor Ltd. in Canada, Gray was president Uponor North America for almost a decade.
Marcone Acquires Munch’s Supply
In recent months, Munch’s Supply started moving into the Canadian market with two Ontario acquisitions.
The Beauty of Lessons Learned
Taking a few trips down memory lane to share some learned experiences.
Darryl Singleton Named President of Aqua-Tech Sales and Marketing
In addition, Chris Neilson has been promoted to vice president operations.
Students Awarded with HRAI Bursary
The $1,000 bursary assists in maintaining a higher caliber of HVAC/R industry personnel.
AD Canada Holds First Women in Industry Network Event
The virtual event included two panel discussions featuring successful women and men from a myriad of fields and background.
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.
Wolseley Canada Names New National Director, HVAC
Jason Bloedow was most recently with Johnson Controls, where he led the HVAC construction sales team.
AHR Expo Publishes 2022 Trend Report
The AHR Expo will take place in Las Vegas, NV January 31 – February 2.
Master Group Expands to the U.S.
The acquisition of Virginia-based Value Added Distributors includes three regional HVAC distribution companies with 19 branches across six states.
Munch’s Supply Acquires Ontario-based TML Supply
TML Supply marks the second Ontario acquisition completed by Munch’s Supply.
Right Time Continues to Grow with Purchase of Climate Air Heating & Air Conditioning
Climate Air marks the eleventh acquisition completed by Right Time.
Investment in Building Construction Increases in October
Residential construction investment rose 1.4% to $12.9 billion in October, the first increase in five months.
People on the Move: Viessmann Canada, Tosot Bathica, Superior Boiler, Max Corp.
Harald Prell is retiring from Viessmann Canada at the end of 2021.
Armstrong Fluid Technology Launches Single Phase Pumps for Light-Duty Installations
The new Design Envelope pumps are now available for use with single phase power (200-230V) from 1/3 to 2hp.
CIPH Recognizes Two Honourary Life Members for Their Contributions
Harald Prell and Joe Senese received the Institute’s highest honour, and Ken Samson was recognized with CIPH’s 50-year Service Award.
Navien Introduces New Line of PeakFlow Scale Prevention Products
The three new models include point-of-entry and commercial grade scale prevention.
Toronto Considering an Accelerated Climate Strategy
If adopted by City Council, Toronto will be one of only three big cities in North America with a net zero by 2040 target.
Manitoba to Dedicate Funding Towards Upgrading Ventilation Systems in Schools
In August 2021, the province issued formal guidelines on ventilation for schools.
Napoleon NS18 Heat Pump and Air Handler
The NS18 Series is compatible with any standard heat pump thermostats, smart thermostats or smart home systems working on 24V.
Mechanical Contracting Sector Contributes to British Columbia Relief Efforts
Individuals can make a contribution to this fund and support fundraising efforts through the Canadian Red Cross.
Ontario Makes Investment to Attract Young People to Skilled Trades Careers
The funding is expected to help attract more students to trades and ensure employers have the workers they need to grow their businesses.
CIPH Board Approves the Establishment of the CIPH Women of Distinction Award
Nominees must demonstrate commitment to mentoring, developing and promoting women in the plumbing and heating industry.