HPAC Magazine


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.

March 22, 2022  

Right Time Group Continues to Grow and Evolve

Two most recent additions include 360 Super Techs and The Comfort Group, both on Vancouver Island—Right Time’s 12th and 13th acquisitions.

March 22, 2022  

Ouellet Group Announces Expansion

The new 70,000 ft acquisition adjacent to Ouellet is expected to increase manufacturing space well over 50%.

March 21, 2022  

Daikin Adding CCOM Group to its U.S Distribution Network

CCOM operates 15 locations across New Jersey, New York and Massachusetts, adding to the growing platform of Daikin-owned distribution operations in the U.S.

March 16, 2022  

Modern Niagara Aiming to Become Net Zero by 2030

The company has enlisted Worldfavor, a sustainability measurement platform, to assist on its journey.

March 3, 2022  

Uponor Stops Exports and Imports to and from Russia

The company has also made a donation to UNICEF and the Red Cross.

March 2, 2022  

True North Hydronics Representing Lochinvar in Southern Alberta

Dave Graham, owner and founder of True North Hydronics Sales, is well known in the region.

February 24, 2022  

International Code Council Creates New Green Construction Certification 

The Commercial Green Construction Professional certification was created to assist in developing new standards for building construction.

February 23, 2022  

RectorSeal Acquires Shoemaker Manufacturing

Shoemaker Manufacturing, established in 1947, manufactures grills, registers and diffusers serving residential and commercial applications.

February 23, 2022  

HVAC Supply Chain: Wounded, But Still a Marvel

Taking a step back to explore how we got here and what may lie ahead.

February 18, 2022  

B.C. Introducing New Legislation to Support and Train Apprentices

The new Skilled Trades BC Act lays the foundation to address labour shortages and support skilled tradespeople.

February 15, 2022  

CMPX Show on Track for March 23 – 25

The CMPX Show attracts professionals from a variety of industries; from plumbing to HVAC/R and mechanical contractors and installers.

February 11, 2022  

Government of Canada Launches Campaign to Promote Skilled Trades

Recent projections estimate about 700,000 skilled trades workers are expected to retire between 2019 and 2028.

February 10, 2022  

Reed Manufacturing Celebrates 125 Years

Starting the business in 1896, Reed began by manufacturing pipe wrenches and plumbing supplies.