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.
No Torches Needed
The introduction of flexible tubing materials and new press fittings is revolutionizing the hydronics industry in many positive ways.
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.
World Refrigeration Day to Celebrate Cooling Champions
More than 15-million people are currently employed worldwide in the refrigeration sector.
Optimizing Boiler Chemistry [30 Mechanical Minutes]
In this instalment of HPAC Magazine’s 30 Mechanical Minutes—the…
CIPHEX West 2021 to Take Place in November
Health and safety guidelines will be followed as per instruction by the Province of British Columbia.
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.
Viessmann Adds Connectivity to New Vitodens Residential Boilers
Installing contractors can commission the new boilers from a mobile device.
CIPH Welcomes Bill Hooper as Chair for 2021-22
The CIPH Annual General Meeting also included a number of Award presentations including the Canadian Hydronics Council Award of Merit going to Wade Peterson.
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.
Pressing for Faster Production
The City of Lougheed multi-tower condo project is being constructed around an existing shopping mall.
Viessmann hosting Virtual Event June 17th to reveal new products
Early announcements to include the latest in condensing boilers.
Lochinvar’s new CREST commercial boilers with Hellcat Combustion Technology
The technology features an O2 sensor located in the combustion chamber which combined with the boiler’s operating control helps automatically adapt to changing environmental conditions.
The Arcticom Group Expands to Canada
The Group specializes in commercial refrigeration and mechanical services including preventative maintenance, repair, installation and renovation.
Pace Solutions Acquires Glengarry Chemicals
Now called Glengarry Solutions, the move expands Pace Solutions’ water treatment and energy conservation divisions in Canada.
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.
Master Group Acquires Gagnon & Associates
The Master Group employs over 1,000 individuals across 50 branches.
Jaga expands hydronic fan coil unit line
The higher capacity Briza 22 and Briza 26 units are small enough to install in the wall or ceiling with either ducted or non-ducted systems.
Taco grows stainless steel ECM circulator family
The 0015e and 0018e circulators are now available in NSF/ANSI 61 & 372 certified stainless steel for domestic water circulation.
Next 30 Mechanical Minutes: Optimizing Boiler Chemistry
Regular HPAC writer Steve Goldie will be joined by Brian Morgan of The Morgan Group to share tips on running a clean and efficient hydronic system.
Aqua-Tech adds to support teams
The company welcomes new customer service and technical support representatives.
Bell & Gossett expand line of hydronic air and sediment separators
The units filter entrained air and suspended solids out of system fluid, improving heat transfer and energy efficiency
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.
Weil-McLain adds sales manager for GTA
Lorenzo Rigatti is the new territory sales manager for Central Ontario.
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.
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.
Electric Eel eCAM Ace 100-Micro Pipeline Inspection Camera
Video is streamed directly to any mobile device which can be used as a monitor.
Rinnai’s Demand Duo R-Series Commercial Hybrid Water Heating System
The system features part-tank and part-tankless design.
Navien NPE-2 Series – Tankless Water Heaters
Features include a turndown ratio up to 15:1, EZNav multi-line control with built-in software.
Memorandum of Understanding Signed Between ASHRAE and IUVA
The new Memorandum of Understandings (MOU) defines parameters by which ASHRAE and IUVA will work cooperatively.