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January 4, 2023  

Daikin Acquires Williams Distributing in the U.S.

Williams operates 32 locations across Michigan, Indiana and Ohio.

December 13, 2022  

Next Supply to Open First Site Outside the GTA

The wholesaler’s new warehouse and service counter in Kitchener-Waterloo is expected to open in February 2023.

December 13, 2022  

Modern Niagara Invests in Hydron Energy 

Hydron’s technology reduces the cost of upgrading biogas to renewable natural gas and enables the deployment of small-scale plants.

December 5, 2022  

Daikin Acquires Venstar

Venstar will continue to be led by Venstar’s existing management team as well as all current employees of Venstar.

November 7, 2022  

Master Acquires Fortress Group

Based in Waterloo, Ont., Fortress is an HVAC/R distributor with branches in Guelph, Hamilton, London and Cambridge.

November 2, 2022  

Enwave and RioCan Form Partnership Committed to Sustainable Solutions

The new partnership will allow Enwave to advance their low carbon objectives by exploring sustainable energy solutions at certain RioCan developments.

November 1, 2022  

Emerson Selling Majority Interest in HVAC/R Business to Private Equity Firm Blackstone

The standalone Climate Technologies business, valued at US$14 billion, includes brands like Copeland, White-Rodgers, Sensi and more.

October 20, 2022  

Noble Hosts Fall Tradeshow Event in Toronto

The event included some 85 exhibitors on the show floor and offered five free educational seminars.

October 17, 2022  

New Report Highlights Top Business Issues for Trade Contractors

Dodge Data & Analytics surveyed 537 trade contractors (mechanical, electrical, plumbing, steel and concrete) from four regions (Canada, U.S., UK and Australia/New Zealand).

September 21, 2022  

HRAI Annual Conference Addresses Climate Concerns and Industry Opportunity

Bill Davis, vice president/general manager with Ecco Supply, takes over the role of Chair of the HRAI Board of Directors for 2022-23.

August 29, 2022  

Register today: The Road to 2030 – Part 2 – How Incentive Programs Benefit Contractors

Join us Thursday, September 8 between 11 am – Noon (eastern time) for a free online panel discussion about how funding and incentive programs are driving activity and how contractors can benefit.

August 10, 2022  

The “New-School” Plumbing Business

Vancouver’s Impetus Plumbing & Heating is embracing social media and breaking down old-school perceptions.

Tech Pulse
July 11, 2022  

VIDEO: Leveraging Connected Workflows for Virtual Design Construction (VDC) Success [Trimble]

What would an extra 5% profit margin look like?

July 6, 2022  

People on the Move: Viessman, Napoleon, LIXIL, Uponor, NAVAC, Daikin, Master and more

Recent personnel moves in the HVAC and plumbing industry over the past couple of months.

June 30, 2022  

ServiceTitan to Acquire Schedule Engine

The acquisition will enhance the online platform’s online booking technology for the trades.

June 14, 2022  

Webinar: Embracing Virtual System Design and Collaboration

Join a free webinar on Friday, June 24th at 1 pm (eastern time) presented by Trimble to learn how to increase collaboration and productivity in the construction workflow.

June 7, 2022  

Acting Differently

Modern Niagara is partnering with Blue Frontier to bring new sustainable air conditioning technology to the commercial market.

May 25, 2022  

Rehau to Withdraw Business in Russia

The company says a corresponding preliminary agreement has now been signed.

Tech Pulse
May 11, 2022  

3 ways to improve cash flow in your HVAC business

Cash flow. It’s the most important yet easily neglected

May 10, 2022  

7 Tips to Grow Your Contracting Business

Here are seven practical suggestions for HVAC residential service business owners interested in growing their businesses in 2022.

May 3, 2022  

Stelpro Group acquires Métal BF

Métal BF will remain independent to Stelpro, and production will continue at Métal BF’s Terrebonne plant.

April 27, 2022  

Deschenes enters into agreement to acquire Crane Supply

Upon closing of the deal, Crane Supply would become the 16th business unit within Deschenes.

April 20, 2022  

Nominations being accepted for the Darryl Cruickshank Red Seal Industry Award

The award honours an individual from industry in Canada who has demonstrated inspirational leadership in the apprenticeship of skilled workers.

April 13, 2022  

Register today: The Road to 2030 – A Free Online Panel Discussion

Join us Monday, April 25 between 1-2 p.m. (eastern time) for a free online panel discussion about how the industry can get out ahead of pending regulatory policies and standards to meet 2030 emissions reductions.

April 13, 2022  

Technical Safety BC seeking contractor input on licence numbers and advertising

Effective September 6, 2022, B.C. contractors will be required to publish their company name and Technical Safety BC licence number when advertising their services.

April 4, 2022  

Right Time Group Acquires Wardlaw Heating and Cooling

Wardlaw, located in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, is the 14th acquisition completed by Right Time.