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DSF destratification fan

August 4, 2016

The DSF destratification fan from Continental Fan has been designed to reduce hot and cold spots through the mixing of air in large spaces. The fans are suited to buildings with a ceiling of 15 feet or higher. DSF fans

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Viega promotes Canadian execs, relocates headquarters

August 1, 2016

  Viega LLC has promoted Dale Heath to regional sales manager, Canada. Heath will be responsible for growing, managing and developing sales strategies for all of Canada. He has worked for more than 17 years in the plumbing and heating

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Ion+ Digital Level Control

July 28, 2016

The Ion+ Digital Level Control with high water alarm from Ion Technologies provides alarm notifications through an audible buzzer, LED indicators and dry alarm contact. The device can be connected to external alarm notification systems such as the Ion Gateway

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Multi-B pressure booster system

July 27, 2016

Grundfos Hydro Multi-B pressure booster system is suited to apartment, large home and multi-story building applications. The CME pump combined with an MLE motor provides variable speed functionality and energy efficiency. It features quiet operation and connects to most BMS

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Second quarter boasts high LEED and certified building numbers

July 27, 2016

According to the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), the second quarter of 2016 has seen steady growth for LEED registered and certified projects with 81 certifications and 106 registrations between April 1 and June 30. Currently, the cumulative total of

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HVAC dual side drive plasma table

July 26, 2016

Em-Pro’s HVAC dual side drive plasma table offers a five-foot by 10-foot cutting area, and a 1000 ipm rapid traverse speed and positional accuracy of 0.0005-inches. The Model 510 comes standard with the Shop Data Quick Duct Cam software, as

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Modine takes learning and latest HVAC equipment on the road

July 26, 2016

Modine Building HVAC Group has developed a 53-foot long traveling exhibit and education trailer to showcase its latest HVAC equipment offering. According to Modine’s marketing communications manager, Kimberly Raduenz, the Innovation Tour is a traveling road show designed to take

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Lochinvar celebrates water heater, boiler technology milestone

July 25, 2016

Tennessee-based Lochinvar, LLC is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its industry-changing Power-Fin product line this July. Developed in 1986 from Lochinvar pioneer William Vallett Sr.’s vision for a high-efficiency water heater and boiler, the Power-Fin product was the first of

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What do homeowners really want from HVAC systems

July 22, 2016

UPDATED Emerson Climate Technologies recently conducted a survey of approximately 1,500 U.S. homeowners to determine the most important features they consider when purchasing HVAC systems, what typifies a high degree of satisfaction with their HVAC contractor, and what factors might

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Setmark Snap-Around pipe markers

July 19, 2016

Setmark Snap-Around pipe markers from Seton are pre-coiled markers that snap into place. They are suited to dirty, oily, greasy or rough surfaces and work both on indoor and outdoor pipes. Arrows are included on every marker to indicate flow direction,

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Viridian ECM VR1816

July 15, 2016

Taco Viridian ECM VR1816 for residential applications features infinitely variable speed or six pressure preset, while its VT2218 Delta-T variable speed temperature sensing circulator reduces fuel costs. The VR3452 has an extended operating range and is suited to chilled and

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S-line

July 4, 2016

The S-line ultra quiet inline mix flow duct fan from Atmosphere, offers a motor that is speed controllable and has permanently lubricated ball bearings and thermal overload protection. It features a double insulated wall to prevent condensation and reduce noise

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Inspection orders, seals and fees may have 90-day time limit for appeals

July 4, 2016

In June, the Ontario government introduced the proposed Bill 218, Burden Reduction Act, 2016 (first reading carried). If passed, this bill will amend section 22(1) of the Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000, to specify a 90-day time limit for

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100 candles for steam boiler manufacturer

June 24, 2016

  Steam boiler manufacturer Bryan Steam LLC is celebrating its 100th year in business. Founded in 1916 as the Bryan Harvester Company by a locomotive engineer and steam power enthusiast named George Bryan, the company originally produced cars and steam

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Peppertree Air Solutions

June 24, 2016

Peppertree Air Solutions Inc. offers a range of sheet metal products that combine the efficiency of the conical collar with a quadrant standoff to Peppertree’s spin collar. All are made with beading to prevent duct slippage. Materials include G90 as the

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TechnoForce e-HV

June 23, 2016

The TechnoForce e-HV by Bell & Gossett, a Xylem brand, is a pre-engineered pressure booster package. It is a compact, multi-pump which features direct motor-mounted Hydrovar Multi-Master variable speed drive controllers. It also has individual thru-panel circuit breakers that provide

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Call for Papers issued for ASHRAE conference

June 23, 2016

A call for papers has been issued for the 2017 Annual ASHRAE Conference in Long Beach, CA, June 24-28, at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach. The conference includes tracks that demonstrate the benefits of net zero energy (NZE) and ways

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CoilJet

June 21, 2016

The CoilJet from SpeedClean is a portable AC coil cleaning system, which works on the inside and outside of HVAC coils. It produces 125 psi of coil washing power at 0.6 gpm water flow. It features a deep cycle, a

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HVAC services company acquired by Enercare

June 15, 2016

Enercare Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Enercare Solutions Inc., a home and commercial HVAC services and energy solutions company, recently announced that Enercare Solutions had completed its acquisition of SEHAC Holdings Corporation (“Service Experts“). The transaction was completed by way

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ThermalPro boiler stations

June 14, 2016

The with enhanced insulation units from Watts Radiant are pre-piped, insulated pumping stations for mechanical rooms. They are available in a variety of non-mixed and mixed configurations. The stations come with supply and return connections, check stop, isolation valves, a

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Ontario allocates $900 million for energy retrofits

June 14, 2016

Ontario has plans to invest up to $900 million over four years for energy retrofits in the form of grants to social housing apartments and rebates for residential multi-tenant buildings. As part of the Climate Change Action Plan, which was

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Kudos for sustainable building at CaGBC awards

June 13, 2016

Nine buildings that demonstrate sustainable building from across the country were recognized at the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) 2016 Canada Green Building Awards on June 6. the event, which was held at the Fairmont Royal York hotel in Toronto,

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National Energy Code compliance to be mandatory

June 8, 2016

The Alberta government is reminding Albertans that the transition period for voluntary application of the National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings (NECB) 2011 ends on November 1, 2016. Additionally, Section 9.36. Alberta Building Code (ABC) 2014 for housing and

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UPDATED Thousands flock to Moncton for MEET Show

June 7, 2016

The Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology (MEET) show drew a crowd of over 6300 industry professionals to Moncton, NB for its biennial trade event in May. “This was another strong edition for MEET,” said Shawn Murphy, show manager. “Everyone seemed very

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Johnson Controls recognizes channel partners for excellence

June 6, 2016

UPDATED The Master Group was among Johnson Controls’ 29 top channel partners who were recently recognized for outstanding achievement during fiscal year 2015. The Best of Brands event was held in Beverly Hills, CA. The Master Group Inc. won the

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Tips for sales and marketing

June 6, 2016

The focus was on sales and marketing at the recent Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) Greater Toronto Area (GTA) chapter meeting. The five presenters shared strategies on how companies might up the ante with their marketing

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Record number of competitors head to skills competition

June 3, 2016

Sixty-eight Ontario students will be heading to the Skills Canada National Competition that is being held in Moncton, NB on June 5-8, 2016. This is the largest group of skilled students the province has sent to the national skills competition

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Ventilation fan recall involves over 200 units

June 2, 2016

Broan-NuTone has recalled some of its ventilation units due to a fire hazard with a fan recall involving L500 series fans. The fans have the model information printed on the specification label affixed to the blower assembly. Fan models in

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Round access panel

June 1, 2016

The round access panel from FF Systems is made of an aluminum frame that virtually blends into the wall or ceiling once installed. It is equipped with concealed mechanical touch-latches, and is available with either ½ inch or 5/8 inch

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Green building training now available across Canada

May 27, 2016

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and Urban Green Council (the New York chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council) have partnered to bring Green Professional Building Skills Training (GPRO) to professionals across Canada. The move is in response to