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MCEE returns to the Bonaventure in Montreal for 2013.
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Four shows in one at MCEE

June 20, 2012

MCEE trade show and conference will be held April 17-18, 2013 at Place Bonaventure in Montreal, QC. MCEE is produced by the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH), the Corporation of Master Pipe Mechanics of Quebec (CMMTQ), the Corporation

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Measure to manage with building energy benchmarking

June 14, 2012

Join the energy benchmarking movement! Register for a free webinar to see a live demonstration of the Portfolio Manager building energy benchmarking tool that is coming to Canada in June 2013. Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is working with the US

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Bean tackles CSA B214

June 5, 2012

The Canadian Hydronics Council (CHC) is offering an information webinar with HPAC columnist Robert Bean, which will help installers, building officials and plumbing inspectors gain a better understanding of the CSA B214 Installation Code for Hydronic Heating Installations. The standard is now

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CHC creates hydronics industry award

June 5, 2012

The Canadian Hydronics Council (CHC) has created the Award of Merit to acknowledge individuals who have demonstrated outstanding commitment of their time, energy and knowledge toward improving the professional profile of the hydronics industry. Nominations are open to any industry volunteer

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Improved energy benchmarks for LEED Canada for Homes

May 30, 2012

Improved energy benchmarks for LEED Canada for Homes take effect August 1, 2012. The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is making the move following a survey it conducted in winter 2012. The new minimum for energy performance in the LEED Canada

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CIPH goes True Blue in Collingwood

May 29, 2012

The Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH) hosted its annual Ontario Region Conference, themed True Blue Sustainability, at Blue Mountain Resort in Collingwood, ON. A total of 125 delegates and guests arrived to take part in a variety of events,

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New Business Group Structure for Wolseley Canada

May 29, 2012

At Wolseley Canada the following promotions have been announced as part of its establishing a new business group structure. Gilles Pétrin has been promoted to vice-president, sales and business development for Wolseley Canada.Paul Kennedy has been promoted to vice-president, plumbing, taking

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Selective Coverage

May 1, 2012 by John Siegenthaler

Radiant panels do not have to cover an entire floor, wall, or ceiling.

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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.