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BC ups the ante for efficiency upgrades

April 27, 2012

The provincial government has extended the LiveSmart BC program and increased the incentives, with more than $7000 in rebates now available to BC homeowners. LiveSmart BC incentives, provided in partnership with BC Hydro, FortisBC, and the Province of BC, are

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Hydronic workshops showcase renewable energy applications

April 10, 2012

Sustainability, innovation and new technology will be the focus of the 2012 edition of the CIPHEX West trade show in Vancouver.  The largest event in Western Canada for plumbing, HVAC/R and water treatment, CIPHEX West will take place at the

Cronkhite Supply celebrates milestone.
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Cronkhite Supply celebrates 100th anniversary

April 1, 2012

Company credits loyal customer base and dedicated employees to its success

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Lowering the Limit

April 1, 2012 by John Siegenthaler

How to extract more heat from a storage tank.

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Viessmann names top sales reps

March 28, 2012

Viessmann Manufacturing Company Inc. has announced the winners of its “MAX” Sales Awards for 2011. The “MAX” Awards (denoting Marketing, Accomplishment and Excellence) are presented annually to the top two Viessmann sales representatives in Canada. DisTech Inc. of Brockville, ON,

Date set for 2012 Ride for Habitat.
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Third RIDE FOR HABITAT set for July 21, 2012

March 15, 2012

Start your engines. The third annual “Ride for Habitat” will take place on Saturday, July 21. The ride will raise funds for Habitat for Humanity Canada, a national, non-profit organization that makes homeownership possible for low-income families that could not

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Time to enter the 2012 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards

March 15, 2012

The Stage 1 deadline for the 2012 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards is coming up – Tuesday, March 27. This year the number of awards of excellence has been increased to 12. Now in its 44th year, the awards program is

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Watts Water Technologies, Inc. Completes Acquisition of tekmar Control Systems

February 21, 2012

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. has completed the acquisition of tekmar Control Systems in a share purchase transaction. tekmar is a designer and manufacturer of control solutions for a HVAC applications, including a range of hydronic systems. tekmar had annual revenues

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Former Canadian GM to lead Uponor North America

February 17, 2012

Uponor has named Bill Gray president of Uponor North America, effective February 15, 2012. He is also a member of the Uponor Group executive committee. Gray has served as the vice president for UNA Sales since June 2011, where he

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R-2000 Energy-Efficiency Standard gets a facelift

February 16, 2012

The Honourable Gordon O’Connor, Minister of State and MP for Carleton–Mississippi Mills, on behalf of the Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources, and Ron Olson, President of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association, launched the new 2012 R-2000 Standard today.

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Green building trends for 2012

February 13, 2012

Earth Advantage Institute (EAI) director of marketing Tom Breunig recently wrote Green Crystal Ball: 10 Green Building Predictions For 2012. The article discusses the EAI’s annual 10 green building predictions, which include: urban density, green multi-family homes, energy education for

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$400-million ecoEnergy Retrofit-Homes program shut down

February 13, 2012

The ecoENERGY Retrofit-Homes program was shut down two months earlier than expected. The news appeared near the bottom of a good news press release from the office of Minister of Natural Resources Canada Joe Oliver, announcing an additional $117 million

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Modern Hydronics 2012

January 1, 2012 by hpac

Celebrating 15 years.