Napoleon workers volunteer to make medical equipment amidst COVID-19March 27, 2020
Workers swap out manufacturing HVAC equipment and more for helping neighbouring medical device company with face shields amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
University of Manitoba Engineering School named after Gerry and Barb PriceMarch 12, 2020
Winnipeg-based Price Industries a leader in air distribution equipment and noise control products for the commercial HVAC industry.
Recall Notice: Lennox Ductless Single-Zone and Multi-Zone heat pumpsMarch 10, 2020
The affected heat pumps can fail and overheat, which may pose a fire hazard.
Calling In service callsMarch 10, 2020 by Megan Hoegler
A Calgary-based startup introduces augmented reality platform that changes the way HVAC technicians deliver service.
UPDATED: CMPX 2020 Product SpotlightMarch 9, 2020 by HPAC Magazine
The Canadian Mechanical and Plumbing Exposition (CMPX) was scheduled to take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre March 25-27, however due to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus in North America and around the world, on Friday, March…
Condensate PumpsMarch 5, 2020
HRVsMarch 5, 2020
Right Time acquires London, Ont.-based M&K Climate CareMarch 4, 2020
This is the second acquisition completed by Right Time since announcing its 50/50 partnership with Toronto-based private equity firm Clairvest Group.
Considerations for operating hybrid radiant-DOAS systemsMarch 3, 2020 by Sanjil Karki
Designing for comfort and efficiency in commercial buildings through optimized controls of a hybrid system.
Registration Open for ASHRAE’s 2020 Annual Conference (June 27-July 1)March 3, 2020
The five-day conference taking place in Austin, Texas will include new tracks in the technical program including Zero Energy Buildings and Communities: Opportunities and Challenges.
ASHRAE releases resources to address COVID-19 (coronavirus) concernsFebruary 27, 2020
The COVID-19 Preparedness Resources page addresses coronavirus 2019 concerns with respect to the operation and maintenance of heating, ventilating and air-conditioning systems.
Biocomposite commercial ventilation units made using recycled plasticFebruary 26, 2020
Annexair plans to phase out its steel HVAC units next year.
Understanding air to water heat pump systems : Part 1February 24, 2020 by Mike Miller
The rise of electrification in residential HVAC will lead to greater adoption of heat pump technologies.
Residential HVAC warranties: Where is the value?February 11, 2020 by Ian McTeer
It’s important to understand manufacturer warranties and be able to identify how you can provide additional value to customers.
Montreal-based HVAC start up receives $75 million investmentFebruary 7, 2020
XNRGY Climate Systems building a new R&D and manufacturing facility to develop custom-designed energy-efficient air handling units for data centres and other industrial and institutional buildings.
Development underway on new Google Nest HVAC alert technologyFebruary 7, 2020
The Google Nest Smart Home system has partnered with Handy, an online marketplace for home services, to develop an integrated HVAC issue detection system. Google began testing on the new thermostat feature for the Nest system on Jan. 29. The…
Johnson Controls unveils Global Energy Efficiency survey resultsFebruary 4, 2020
Over 75 Percent of organizations surveyed plan to increase energy efficiency and HVAC equipment investments in 2020.
ASHRAE Releases Smart Grid Application GuideJanuary 29, 2020
“Harnessing the opportunities smart grid systems provide for creating more flexible and dynamic building systems is an integral part of our new energy future.”
GTA Chapter Receives HRAI and HVAC Coalition UpdatesJanuary 29, 2020
The HVAC Coalition provided an update on the proceedings with the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) regarding the Enbridge Gas Open Bill Access (OBA) service. The hearing is this week.
Mitsubishi Electric Canada awards Mits Airconditioning South Western Ontario TerritoryJanuary 15, 2020
Effective April 1, Mississauga-based Mits Airconditioning takes over territory from Baymar Supply.
New Travel Bursaries available for WETT Certification trainingJanuary 8, 2020
The new DuraVent/Security Chimneys Travel Bursary is being provided to offer financial relief for persons required to travel significant distances to attend a WETT certification course.
Never take drainage for grantedJanuary 5, 2020 by Steve Goldie
Using the right tools will ease the clearing of blocked drains, and you never know what you’ll find.
HVAC/R system troubleshootingDecember 17, 2019 by Dave Demma
Take a logical and systematic approach to determining the final cause of equipment failure, and then take it a step further to determine the actual root cause.
The Agility of IoTDecember 17, 2019 by Megan Hoegler
Smart technology developed by PCL Construction and Microsoft is simplifying tradespeople and developers’ jobs through crisis prevention and cost savings.
RenewAire’s HVAC plant awarded LEED Gold CertificationDecember 3, 2019
RenewAire’s HVAC manufacturing plant has achieved LEED Gold certification. The 111,000-square-foot, 35 year-old building in Waunakee, Wis. received 60 out of a possible 110 points for its efforts. Of the 60 points awarded, RenewAire received 14 in the “Optimize Energy…
AHR survey reports strong economy for HVAC businesses heading into 2020November 27, 2019
The annual survey shows many HVAC professionals are feeling optimistic about the business going into 2020.
AHR Expo announces 2020 Innovation Award winnersNovember 26, 2019
AHR Expo show management has announced the winners of the 2020 AHR Expo Innovation Awards. The winners will be formally recognized for their contributions to the HVAC industry at this year’s 2020 AHR Expo, happening February 3 to 5 at…
Clearing the air on ozone [Fresh-Aire UV]November 21, 2019 by Aaron Engel
Twenty years ago, consumers knew very little about indoor air quality (IAQ) and its effects on their health in the home. Subsequent media attention and contractor awareness, saw a flurry of manufacturers offering IAQ air treatment equipment for homeowners wishing…
SPX acquires Patterson-Kelley from Harsco Corp.November 19, 2019
Boiler manufacturers Patterson-Kelley and Weil-McLain now both under the SPX umbrella.
Enwave adding heat to new downtown Toronto towerNovember 15, 2019
In addition to linking to Enwave’s deep lake water cooling, the new North Tower of Bay Adelaide Centre will include an Enwave operated hot water plant.