HPAC Magazine


September 22, 2020  

Optimal Efficiency

Exploring the proper application, operation and commissioning of residential ECM circulators in hydronic systems.

Tech Pulse
September 18, 2020  

In case you missed it: Combi Boilers, Non Combi Boilers: When and Where

Hydronic industry experts Steve Goldie and Mathew Pottins share

September 15, 2020  

Gas-fueled Systems Under Fire

Phasing out millions of fossil fuel fired heating units is one of many actions required to enable Canada to reach its emission reduction targets.

September 8, 2020  

Unintended Consequences

This case study illustrates the impact architectural changes can have on mechanical system design.

September 2, 2020  

Free Webinar: Air-to-water heat pump market opportunity

Attendees will see how their current knowledge and skills in crafting modern hydronic systems can be leveraged around this new heating/cooling source.

September 1, 2020  

10 details for expansion tanks

There are several design and installation details that should be used to properly incorporate an expansion tank into a closed-loop hydronic system.

August 26, 2020  

Free Webinar: Combi Boilers – When and Where

Two industry experts will share their insights and answer questions at this live online event.

Tech Pulse
August 13, 2020  

Hydronic Systems Versus VRF Systems

Armstrong Fluid Technology is offering a detailed whitepaper that

August 10, 2020  

Hydronic heating for residential applications

The Ampex® Insulated Pex Panel by Amvic Building System is an

July 29, 2020  

Triangle Tube announces recall to repair certain boilers

Flue gas can escape if the vent adapter is not securely reattached after maintenance or repair on Prestige Solo and Prestige Excellence condensing gas boilers manufactured between
November 2011 and October 2019.

June 23, 2020  

Hydronics Council honours outgoing Chair, Dave Hughes

Jason Jackson takes over as new Chair of the Canadian Hydronics Council.

June 22, 2020  

Lochinvar Recalling Certain Condensing Residential Boilers Due to Potential Carbon Monoxide Risk

The boiler’s flue grommet can deteriorate and dislodge during use, and allow the boiler to emit carbon monoxide, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

June 19, 2020  

Get Your Motor Runnin’

An inside look at what’s driving your pumps and more.

June 18, 2020  

Details for Small-scale Hydronic Cooling

The use of chilled water for residential cooling is becoming much more viable, but pay attention to the draining of condensate and sealing pipes to avoid unwanted condensation.

Tech Pulse
June 15, 2020  

How One Sensor Can Offer a Load of Difference to a Hydronic Programmable Thermostat

  When given the choice between cold or warm

June 3, 2020  

New Rep for Weil-McLain in Manitoba/Thunder Bay

Winnipeg-based Hydron-Aire Ltd. has taken on the representation of the Weil-McLain Canada territory from Fernando Carreiro who is retiring after 15 years as the region’s agent.

May 20, 2020  

CHC’s Hydronics Fundamentals Program Available On Demand

The Canadian Hydronics Council (CHC) web series includes five one-hour sessions.

March 9, 2020  

Head vs. ∆P

Important differences between two commonly used terms.

March 9, 2020  

UPDATED: CMPX 2020 Product Spotlight

The Canadian Mechanical and Plumbing Exposition (CMPX) was scheduled

March 4, 2020  

Navien Expanding its U.S. Footprint

The company’s new 300,000 sq. ft. facility in Virginia will serve as a distribution centre and begin the transition into a manufacturing and assembly plant in 2022.

Tech Pulse
March 3, 2020  

Hydronic heating can solve winter season problems by implementing a snow and ice melt system by circulating warm liquid through PEX tubing which is concealed in the concrete.

Hydronic heating can solve winter season problems by implementing

February 28, 2020  

Amvic Insulated Pex Panel; Hydronic Radiant Floor Heating Systems


February 24, 2020  

Outdoor reset

The under-utilized king of hydronic controls.

January 7, 2020  

Variable speed ‘shuttle’ pumps for boiler protection

Introducing a thermal clutch to protect a boiler from sustained flue gas condensation.

December 12, 2019  

Registration opens for CHC’s Hydronic Fundamentals Webinar Series

The five-part webinar series will be hosted by HPAC contributor, Rob Waters in early 2020.

November 19, 2019  

SPX acquires Patterson-Kelley from Harsco Corp.

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

October 11, 2019  

Hydraulic Dieting

Think about reducing head loss to reduce the kilowatts per hour of electrical energy required to operate the system.

October 1, 2019  

The 2019 Modern Hydronics Summit offers sneak peek at the future of the hydronics industry

A record number of attendees, including exhibitors, speakers and delegates

September 18, 2019  

Cause for celebration: boilers roll off the line in BC

Eco-King Heating Products Inc. held an open house on

August 28, 2019  

Tips on major boiler retrofit options

One-third of a facility’s energy bill stems from the