Little Giant Introduces 5-Series Submersible Utility Pumps
The 5-MSP, originally launched in 1980, is used for general water circulation in ponds, fountains, water displays and hydroponics.
Candace Woods Joins Wolseley Canada as VP, Marketing and Digital
Candace will join Wolseley on September 7, 2022, bringing more than 20 years of experience.
NSI Industries Acquires SUPCO
NSI Industries is a provider of electrical, HVAC and building technology product solutions.
Next 30 Mechanical Minutes: Expansion Tank Talk
John Siegenthaler will share his knowledge on tank selection and installation considerations.
Feds Invest $33 Million Towards the Skilled Trades Awareness and Readiness (STAR) Program
The STAR program encourages Canadians to explore and prepare for careers in the skilled trades.
PPI and IGSHPA Sign Memorandum of Understanding
The Plastics Pipe Institute and International Ground Source Heat Pump Association will promote research in areas where results add to the body of knowledge in natural resources.
The “New-School” Plumbing Business
Vancouver’s Impetus Plumbing & Heating is embracing social media and breaking down old-school perceptions.
Total Value of Building Permits Decreases in June
The total value of non-residential sector permits fell 10.4% to $3.7 billion, largely due to decreases in British Columbia.
Technical Safety BC Introduces New Advertising Changes for Licensed Contractors
The deadlines to update advertising materials will be rolled out in a three-phased approach.
CIPH to Introduce Online Generic Product Knowledge Training Program
Content will be available on multiple platforms and offer the latest digital eLearning tools.
TSSA Safety Inspectors on Strike
Almost 200 safety inspectors voted 89% in favour of giving their bargaining team a strike mandate.
Ralph Suppa Announces His Retirement from CIPH
He was appointed to his current role of President and General Manager in 2002 and will leave the office at the end of 2023.
National Backflow Prevention Day to Highlight Plumbing Safety
The second ever Backflow Prevention Day to draw attention to cross-connection control.
Ontario’s New School-age Education Plan to Emphasize Skilled Trades
Ontario expects to invest roughly $39.6 million over three years to expand direct programming related to the skilled trades.
How Much Are You Charging?
Results from our 1st national survey on charge-out rates and business conditions.
B.C. Government Introduces New Tax Credit to Help Building Owners Reduce Energy
Buildings eligible for the Clean Buildings Tax Credit include residential buildings, commercial spaces and warehouses in the private sector.
Road to 2030: the conversation continues
Experts lend their unique perspectives to the emissions reduction conversation.
Building Performance Analysis Conference to Focus on Better Buildings, Less Carbon
The conference will take place September 14-16 in Chicago, Illinois and will also be offered virtually.
Investment in Building Construction Decreases in May
Excluding Ontario, investment increased 1.1% at the national level.
ASHRAE Issues New Position Document
The document aims at achieving a reduction in emissions through the renovation of existing building stock and improvements to new building designs.
Shifting Gears, Slowly
More hybrid and electric options are joining the service vehicle line-ups, but if you want one today the choices are still limited.
Total Value of Building Permits Rises in May
Construction intentions in the institutional component rose 4.3% in May. Gains were led by British Columbia (+54.9%).
People on the Move: Viessman, Napoleon, LIXIL, Uponor, NAVAC, Daikin, Master and more
Recent personnel moves in the HVAC and plumbing industry over the past couple of months.
Plastic Pipe Sizing
HPAC Magazine spoke with Lance MacNevin to break down the sizing challenges with plastic pressure piping for commercial applications.
Air Quality and Energy Efficiency: Part 2
In this example we take a look at the economics of swapping out a VAV system for a DOAS and chilled beam solution for a low-rise office building.
FortisBC Introduces Commercial Rebate for Gas Absorption Heat Pumps in Canada
FortisBC started testing gas absorption heat pumps at the end of 2019 as part of a pilot program to better understand how these units would operate in real-world settings.
Graham Prokopetz Wins the 2022 Darryl Cruickshank Red Seal Industry Award
The award recognizes an individual from industry who has made an outstanding contribution to the promotion or development of apprenticeship training in Canada.
Navac Partners with DRM Repair Centre
DRM Repair Centre in Toronto specializes in the service and repair of recovery machines and vacuum pumps for air conditioning and refrigeration.
New Canada Greener Homes Loan Program Promotes Deep Retrofits
Interest-free loans of up to $40,000 will be available per household.
Celebrating the 4th Annual World Refrigeration Day
More than 15 million people are employed worldwide in the refrigeration sector.