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Napoleon workers volunteer to make medical equipment amidst COVID-19

March 27, 2020

Workers swap out manufacturing HVAC equipment and more for helping neighbouring medical device company with face shields amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

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University of Manitoba Engineering School named after Gerry and Barb Price

March 12, 2020

Winnipeg-based Price Industries a leader in air distribution equipment and noise control products for the commercial HVAC industry.

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Recall Notice: Lennox Ductless Single-Zone and Multi-Zone heat pumps

March 10, 2020

The affected heat pumps can fail and overheat, which may pose a fire hazard.

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Calling In service calls

March 10, 2020 by Megan Hoegler

A Calgary-based startup introduces augmented reality platform that changes the way HVAC technicians deliver service.

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UPDATED: CMPX 2020 Product Spotlight

March 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

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Condensate Pumps

March 5, 2020

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HRVs

March 5, 2020

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Right Time acquires London, Ont.-based M&K Climate Care

March 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.

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Considerations for operating hybrid radiant-DOAS systems

March 3, 2020 by Sanjil Karki

Designing for comfort and efficiency in commercial buildings through optimized controls of a hybrid system.

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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.

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ASHRAE releases resources to address COVID-19 (coronavirus) concerns

February 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.

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Biocomposite commercial ventilation units made using recycled plastic

February 26, 2020

Annexair plans to phase out its steel HVAC units next year.

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Understanding air to water heat pump systems : Part 1

February 24, 2020 by Mike Miller

The rise of electrification in residential HVAC will lead to greater adoption of heat pump technologies.

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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.

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Montreal-based HVAC start up receives $75 million investment

February 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.

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Development underway on new Google Nest HVAC alert technology

February 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

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Johnson Controls unveils Global Energy Efficiency survey results

February 4, 2020

Over 75 Percent of organizations surveyed plan to increase energy efficiency and HVAC equipment investments in 2020.

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ASHRAE Releases Smart Grid Application Guide

January 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.”

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GTA Chapter Receives HRAI and HVAC Coalition Updates

January 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.

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Mitsubishi Electric Canada awards Mits Airconditioning South Western Ontario Territory

January 15, 2020

Effective April 1, Mississauga-based Mits Airconditioning takes over territory from Baymar Supply.

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New Travel Bursaries available for WETT Certification training

January 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.

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Never take drainage for granted

January 5, 2020 by Steve Goldie

Using the right tools will ease the clearing of blocked drains, and you never know what you’ll find.

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HVAC/R system troubleshooting

December 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.

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The Agility of IoT

December 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.

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RenewAire’s HVAC plant awarded LEED Gold Certification

December 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

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AHR survey reports strong economy for HVAC businesses heading into 2020

November 27, 2019

The annual survey shows many HVAC professionals are feeling optimistic about the business going into 2020.

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AHR Expo announces 2020 Innovation Award winners

November 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

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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

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SPX acquires Patterson-Kelley from Harsco Corp.

November 19, 2019

Boiler manufacturers Patterson-Kelley and Weil-McLain now both under the SPX umbrella.

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Enwave adding heat to new downtown Toronto tower

November 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.