AHR Expo Publishes 2022 Trend Report
The AHR Expo will take place in Las Vegas, NV January 31 – February 2.
Master Group Expands to the U.S.
The acquisition of Virginia-based Value Added Distributors includes three regional HVAC distribution companies with 19 branches across six states.
Munch’s Supply Acquires Ontario-based TML Supply
TML Supply marks the second Ontario acquisition completed by Munch’s Supply.
Right Time Continues to Grow with Purchase of Climate Air Heating & Air Conditioning
Climate Air marks the eleventh acquisition completed by Right Time.
Investment in Building Construction Increases in October
Residential construction investment rose 1.4% to $12.9 billion in October, the first increase in five months.
People on the Move: Viessmann Canada, Tosot Bathica, Superior Boiler, Max Corp.
Harald Prell is retiring from Viessmann Canada at the end of 2021.
Armstrong Fluid Technology Launches Single Phase Pumps for Light-Duty Installations
The new Design Envelope pumps are now available for use with single phase power (200-230V) from 1/3 to 2hp.
CIPH Recognizes Two Honourary Life Members for Their Contributions
Harald Prell and Joe Senese received the Institute’s highest honour, and Ken Samson was recognized with CIPH’s 50-year Service Award.
Toronto Considering an Accelerated Climate Strategy
If adopted by City Council, Toronto will be one of only three big cities in North America with a net zero by 2040 target.
Manitoba to Dedicate Funding Towards Upgrading Ventilation Systems in Schools
In August 2021, the province issued formal guidelines on ventilation for schools.
Napoleon NS18 Heat Pump and Air Handler
The NS18 Series is compatible with any standard heat pump thermostats, smart thermostats or smart home systems working on 24V.
Mechanical Contracting Sector Contributes to British Columbia Relief Efforts
Individuals can make a contribution to this fund and support fundraising efforts through the Canadian Red Cross.
Ontario Makes Investment to Attract Young People to Skilled Trades Careers
The funding is expected to help attract more students to trades and ensure employers have the workers they need to grow their businesses.
CIPH Board Approves the Establishment of the CIPH Women of Distinction Award
Nominees must demonstrate commitment to mentoring, developing and promoting women in the plumbing and heating industry.
The Ups and Downs of the Expansion Valve
While there are multiple methods of accomplishing heat transfer, the most common uses the vapour compression cycle.
Duro Dyne Acquired by NSI Industries
The acquisition adds the HVAC sheet metal market to NSI’s electrical products distribution model.
ASHRAE Officially Opens New Global Headquarters Building
The grand opening comes at the conclusion of highly successful building campaign that raised more than $10.3 million in donations.
AHR 2022 Innovation Award Winners Announced
The winners were selected by a panel of third-party ASHRAE judges who evaluated entries based on innovative design, creativity, application, value, and market impact.
Auto-Balancing System for Radiant Heating from Viega
Web-based app-enabled control lets users to manage the system from anywhere in the world.
Challenges and Opportunities for Construction Project Cost Management in Canada Revealed in Survey
Of all the regions surveyed, Canada led the way in knowing the real-time profit/loss status of projects/portfolio.
Maximizing Fleet Productivity and Profitability
Contractors who may have reduced service staff during the lean times of the pandemic are now having trouble keeping pace with the increase in business.
New Report Highlights Canadian Interest in Building Green
More than 1,200 industry professionals around the world were surveyed for the report.
CIB and Enwave Form Partnership to Expand District Energy Projects In Toronto and Mississauga
CIB is expected to commit $600 million to the project which allows Enwave to accelerate and scale the build-out of its district energy systems.
Fujitsu Offers New Single-Zone Halcyon Models
Enhanced controls platform provides multiple control options to optimize comfort and energy savings.
10th annual Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer Raises Over $2-Million
Next Plumbing and Hydronics Supply was awarded the Corporate Challenge Cup for contributing the most funds.
Panasonic Launches “Breathe Well” Indoor Air Quality Solution
The company is launching a Partner Program open to HVAC contractors and indoor air quality specialists.
Value of Building Permits Increase in September
The total value of building permits saw a second quarterly decline, down 3.8% to $29.8 billion.
National Skilled Trade and Technology Week Helping Promote Career Paths
The week long event starts November 1st and finishes November 6th.
Saskatchewan contractors will see prompt payment provisions in 2022
As of March 1, 2022 the Builders’ Lien (Prompt Payment) Amendment Act will be enforced in the province.
RIDGID PTC-400 Power Tubing Cutter
The PTC-400 has a quick-acting engagement feature with easy-to-use feed screw to ensure high-speed cutting.