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BMI Canada, Winters Instruments among Deloitte Best Managed Companies

April 24, 2018

Deloitte has announced the 2018 winners of its 25th annual Canada’s Best Managed Companies awards program. The awards recognize Canadian, privately-owned and managed companies with annual revenues over $25 million. Winners were chosen based on exceptional business performance achieved through

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Chemours expands in North America with purchase of Indiana ACR company

April 13, 2018

Chemours has acquired Indiana-based Icor International, a privately-owned manufacturer and supplier of ozone safe air conditioning and refrigerant products. According to Chemours, the acquisition will allow it to expand in North America and meet customer needs. “Icor has developed an

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Ontario homebuilders recognized by Tarion

April 9, 2018

Tarion has announced finalists for its 2018 Homeowner’s Choice Awards and second annual Ernest Assaly Award. Homeowner’s Choice Awards recognize Ontario homebuilders for excellent customer service in four builder categories: Small, Medium, Large Volume and High-Rise. The awards are determined

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Bradford White releases online quote system, new directory for contractors

March 15, 2018

Bradford White has launched a joint solution with ServiceWhale, an online marketplace that offers quotes for major home improvement projects. ServiceWhale’s technology will now be available through Bradford White’s online contractor directory. The solution aims to allow the company’s contractors

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AHR EXPO 2018 DRAWS RECORD CROWDS

March 8, 2018 by Jillian Morgan

OPTIMISM IS UP Economic outlook among exhibiting HVAC/R manufacturers is on the upswing, according to an annual survey conducted by AHR Expo and ASHRAE. Among survey respondents, 89 per cent forecasted excellent or good growth – up 15 per cent

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UNHARNESSED POWER

March 8, 2018 by Jillian Morgan

Blazed trails and broken barriers mark the journey into the trades industry for women. When Siân Smith presented the top nine most influential moments of her life and career, she was met eye-to-eye with 130 women – cellphones off, side

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Mobile Apps Make Better Leaders

March 8, 2018

By Jillian Morgan Killer leadership apps were the focus of the Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH) Ontario Region Business Meeting. The meeting was held on January 31, 2018 at the Mississauga Convention Centre in Mississauga, ON. Speaker Beth

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Ontario restricts door-to-door sales of HVAC, plumbing products and services

March 2, 2018

The Ontario government has banned unsolicited door-to-door and in-home sales of certain household appliances under the Consumer Protection Act. Effective March 1, 2018, restricted products and services include: furnaces, air conditioners, air cleaners, air purifiers, water heaters, water treatment devices,

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Traditional to digital

February 23, 2018 by Jillian Morgan

James Memije and Aaron Bond often pose a simple question to new clients: “How did you find out about us?” Typically, the answer is Google. Memije and Bond are co-owners of Toronto-based AccuServ Heating and Air Conditioning. But other businesses

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Uponor to work with plumber network to leverage connected device

January 10, 2018

Uponor has announced the Uponor Pro Squad, a network of plumbers and water specialists interested in leveraging the intelligent water technology of Phyn Plus, smart water assistant + shutoff, to grow their businesses. Phyn was formed in 2016 as a