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News
July 22, 2021  

Beckett Acquires Westwood Products

Beckett currently offers B20 approved burners, tank accessories, and other renewable fuel specific heating system components.

News
July 22, 2021  

Viega to Reopen Seminar Centers

Each seminar centre features classrooms, hands-on workshops and interactive learning displays.

News
July 21, 2021  

National Backflow Prevention Day: August 16

Industry members are asked to mark the day using the hashtag #BackflowDay on social media. 

News
July 21, 2021  

Navien Partners With Nexstar Network

Nexstar Network is a member-owned organization developed to drive business growth for member companies.

Article
July 20, 2021  

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.

News
July 16, 2021  

Uponor to Expand Manufacturing Capacity in Two Facilities

Both expansions will mark the company’s 12th and 13th in North America since 1990.

News
July 14, 2021  

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.

News
July 13, 2021  

Ouellet Group Announces the Purchase of Innovair Corporation

This acquisition is expected to allow Ouellet to grow further and develop into new markets.

News
July 13, 2021  

People on the Move: Aqua-Tech, Zurn, OS&B, ECCO Group and NAVAC

A recap of the some of the HVAC/R and

News
July 12, 2021  

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. 

Article
July 7, 2021  

Air-to-Water Heat Pump Experience

This 30 Mechanical Minutes session shares details of a residential air-to-water heat pump installation.

News
July 6, 2021  

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.

News
July 6, 2021  

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.

Article
July 2, 2021  

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.

News
July 1, 2021  

Canadians Among 2021 ASHRAE Award Winners

Members recognized for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the organization and HVAC/R industry.

Product
June 30, 2021  

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.

Article
June 25, 2021  

Benefits of Energy Metering

HPAC Magazine discussed the relatively recent trend to install thermal energy meters (Btu meters) in multi-residential buildings.

News
June 25, 2021  

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.

News
June 24, 2021  

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.

News
June 24, 2021  

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.

News
June 22, 2021  

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.

News
June 21, 2021  

World Refrigeration Day to Celebrate Cooling Champions

More than 15-million people are currently employed worldwide in the refrigeration sector.

News
June 18, 2021  

CIPHEX West 2021 to Take Place in November

Health and safety guidelines will be followed as per instruction by the Province of British Columbia.

Product
June 18, 2021  

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.

News
June 15, 2021  

Right Time Group Continues Acquisitions Across Canada

The expansion continued in June when Comfort Masters LTD became Right Time’s seventh acquisition.

News
June 15, 2021  

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.

News
June 15, 2021  

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.

News
June 4, 2021  

The Arcticom Group Expands to Canada 

The Group specializes in commercial refrigeration and mechanical services including preventative maintenance, repair, installation and renovation.

News
June 4, 2021  

Pace Solutions Acquires Glengarry Chemicals

Now called Glengarry Solutions, the move expands Pace Solutions’ water treatment and energy conservation divisions in Canada.

News
June 3, 2021  

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.