AHR 2023 Innovation Award Winners Announced
The 2023 AHR Expo Innovation Award Winners and finalists were selected in ten industry categories.
Lennox Industries Installs 210 HVAC Units for Canadian and U.S. Homeowners as part of 2022 Feel The Love Program
Selected ‘Feel The Love’ recipients in the U.S. and Canada were nominated based on their transformative impact in their community and on those around them.
New Report Highlights Top Business Issues for Trade Contractors
Dodge Data & Analytics surveyed 537 trade contractors (mechanical, electrical, plumbing, steel and concrete) from four regions (Canada, U.S., UK and Australia/New Zealand).
Investment in Building Construction Increases in August
The residential sector rose 0.5% to $15.7 billion, while the non-residential sector declined 0.2% to $5.3 billion.
Bell & Gossett Introduces New Glycol Make-up Unit GF60 (GMU)
Each engineered package is designed to maintain critical minimum pressure levels to make up for losses that may occur due to leakage.
Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer Event Raises Over $2.6 Million In Support of Cancer Research
Next Plumbing and Hydronics Supply raised over $450,000 for this year’s Road Hockey event.
Stelpro and Nedco Expand Their Partnership Nationwide
The two companies decided to expand their partnership nationwide as of September 2022.
RectorSeal Acquires Three New Product Lines
RectorSeal is a provider of solutions for the professional trades serving heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC/R), plumbing, electrical, and construction markets.
Danfoss Named 2022 Innovative Star of Energy Efficiency by Alliance to Save Energy
Danfoss has pledged to be carbon-neutral in global operations by 2030, setting ambitious science-based targets to increase energy efficiency while reducing carbon emissions.
CIB commits $25 Million Towards Large-Scale Commercial Retrofit Project in Kingston
Construction for the retrofit project has begun and is expected to be completed by 2024.
Saniflo Canada Partners With Wearth to Plant Trees in an Effort to Reverse the Trend of Deforestation
To date in 2022, Wearth has planted 2,223 trees in Saskatchewan on behalf of Saniflo.
Canada’s Housing Supply Shortage: Skilled Labour Capacity
CMHC has released a report which examines the skilled labour capacity in Ontario, Quebec, B.C. and Alberta.
Warrior Plumbing of North Vancouver Takes Homes Indigenous Business Award
The B.C. Achievement Foundation recognizes excellence among Indigenous businesses and entrepreneurs across the province.
Wolseley Canada Continues Bursary Program for Indigenous Students in the Skilled Trades
The Wolseley Canada Indigenous Student Bursary was put in place to help Indigenous students across Canada reach their full potential with funding for post-secondary education.
Canada Infrastructure Bank, Lulu Island Energy Company and Corix Close on $175 Million District Energy Investment
The financing will allow for more than 170 new residential and mixed-use commercial development sites in the Richmond, B.C. area by 2050.
North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council Releases Free Leak Reduction Guide
The guide proposes equipment specification measures for new refrigeration systems to minimize leaks and reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions.
Ontario Invests $90 Million Into the Skills Development Fund
Funding applications will be accepted starting September 29, 2022, and will close January 31, 2023.
NRCan Offering Financial Aid to Building Owners/Operators
Funding will reimburse commercial and institutional buildings that implement the ISO 50001 energy management system standard.
HRAI Annual Conference Addresses Climate Concerns and Industry Opportunity
Bill Davis, vice president/general manager with Ecco Supply, takes over the role of Chair of the HRAI Board of Directors for 2022-23.
CAF-FCA Launches Program Under Canadian Apprenticeship Service
To support apprentice employment, the federal government’s Apprenticeship Service is encouraging small- and medium-sized employers to hire level 1 apprentices by offering $5,000 grants.
RIDGID RP 115 Mini Press Tool
The RP 115 Mini Press Tool is designed for residential and lightweight commercial plumbing use.
Due North Acquires Mtl Cool
Due North was rebranded in 2022 and combines retail refrigeration companies QBD, Minus Forty and Mtl Cool into one organization.
Danfoss Canada Office Celebrates 70th Anniversary
Initially located in Toronto, the office began as a one-person sales site, grew into a sales and manufacturing operation with as many as 150 employees.
Investment in Building Construction Increases in July
In July, construction in Trade and Services surpassed pre-COVID-19 pandemic levels, with substantial growth over the previous 12 months.
New ASHRAE Standards Available For Purchase
Expanded and revised for 2022, both standards specify minimum ventilation rates and other measures in order to minimize adverse health effects for occupants.
CHC Conference Less Than Two Weeks Away
Canadian Hydronics Conference lands in Saskatoon September 27 – 28.
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.
Hydrogen Heating Network to Host State of the Industry Webinar
The inaugural conference will be a half day conference, with presentations and a panel of speakers.
CIPH and HRAI to Present Economic Update and Outlook Webinar
The free webinar will take place on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Modern Hydronics 2022 – The Summit
The Sixth edition of the Summit returns as a one-day in-person event.