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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.

News
June 2, 2021  

Building Permits in Canada Continue Strong Showings

Commercial permits surged 28.7% to $1.9 billion in April thanks to a $97 million permit for the Sick Kids patient support centre in the city of Toronto.

News
June 1, 2021  

Master Group Acquires Gagnon & Associates

The Master Group employs over 1,000 individuals across 50 branches.

News
May 31, 2021  

MSA Safety Purchases Bacharach

Bacharach is known for their gas detection technologies used in the HVAC/R markets.

News
May 28, 2021  

Aqua-Tech adds to support teams

The company welcomes new customer service and technical support representatives.

News
May 27, 2021  

Johnson Controls Selects Environmentally Sustainable R-454B as Future Refrigerant

In addition to reducing environmental impact, R-454B is expected to be more compatible with existing R-410A equipment designs.

News
May 21, 2021  

Weil-McLain adds sales manager for GTA

Lorenzo Rigatti is the new territory sales manager for Central Ontario.

News
May 21, 2021  

Franklin Electric Secures Acquisition of New Aqua

Franklin Electric provides the production and marketing of systems and components for the movement of water and fuel.

News
May 21, 2021  

Canada to Invest $10 million Into New Energy Advisor Jobs

Expected in the reported call for proposals is a $10 million commitment to recruit, train, and mentor up to 2,000 new energy advisors across the country.

News
May 19, 2021  

Report: Heavy Demand Nationally for Red Seal Trade Apprentices

To meet anticipated demand, Canada will need a total of 375,026 apprentices across 56 Red Seal trades over the next five years.

Article
May 18, 2021  

Sars-Cov-2 and Mutations: What is the Message for Hydronics?

Unconditioned spaces can cause thermal stress to people that may be directly life-threatening and that may also lower resistance to infection.