Pipe Freezing Solutions to Avoid System ShutdownMay 26, 2020 by N-Two Cryogenic
If you have to replace a valve, tie in a new line, repair a sprinkler system, pump, or damaged lines, trust the experts to avoid shutting down the system. Liquid nitrogen is fed into a containment unit placed around the…
ASHRAE offers guidance on re-opening buildings post pandemicMay 7, 2020
“Safe operation of HVAC and building water management systems are critical components of building readiness and reopening, and ASHRAE’s resources provide a framework for developing plans in a variety of building types.”
Addressing concerns about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and other disease transmission through wastewaterApril 14, 2020 by General Pipe Cleaners
With the current world health situation, many contractors have asked us if they should be concerned about disease transmission – particularly COVID-19 – through wastewater? People have been increasingly – and understandably – anxious about the transmission of Coronavirus, HIV,…
PCL partnering with Eddy Solutions for water leak protectionMarch 23, 2020
The partnership involves merging Eddy Solution’s water monitoring and leak mitigation technology with PCL’s Job Site Insights cloud-based smart construction platform.
UPDATED: CMPX 2020 Product SpotlightMarch 9, 2020 by HPAC Magazine
The Canadian Mechanical and Plumbing Exposition (CMPX) was scheduled to take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre March 25-27, however due to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus in North America and around the world, on Friday, March…
Circulating PumpsMarch 5, 2020
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CouplingsMarch 5, 2020
World Plumbing Day: A brief historyMarch 4, 2020
World Plumbing Day is March 11, revisit the history of the trade and do your part to recognize the international celebration.
Zurn Canada Appoints Snyder Sales Group in Atlantic CanadaMarch 2, 2020
The Nova Scotia-based Snyder Sales Group takes over effective April 1, 2020, replacing Ancamna Sales who have been providing representation for Zurn in Atlantic Canada for the past several years.
Flash™ Rough-In Valves By American StandardFebruary 28, 2020
American Standard products play a starring role on HGTVFebruary 20, 2020
American Standard’s parent company, LIXIL Canada, has partnered with Corus Entertainment as the official supplier of kitchen and bath plumbing fixtures for several HGTV shows such as $ave My Reno and Family Home Overhaul.
Hot trends, cool featuresFebruary 12, 2020 by Steve Goldie
Modern commercial washroom designs call for more inclusive spaces with luxurious and
University of Waterloo develops new sensor for better leak protection in buildingsFebruary 11, 2020
The new sensor is smaller than a nickel and could retail for one tenth of the price of current leak detection devices on the market.
CIPH hosts relevance panel to discuss the future workplaceFebruary 3, 2020
“It’s not plumbing, we’re shaping the future of water.”
Zurn Makes AcquisitionJanuary 29, 2020
The acquisition of Just Manufacturing takes company into the commercial stainless-steel sink market.
Never take drainage for grantedJanuary 5, 2020 by Steve Goldie
Using the right tools will ease the clearing of blocked drains, and you never know what you’ll find.
Celebrating the Awareness of ‘Bad and Ugly’ Cross Connection ControlsJanuary 3, 2020
The Western Canada Section of the American Water Works Association has released the winning entries of its 2019 National Bad and Ugly Cross Connection Control photo contest.
Viega manager headed to Rwanda after winning World Plumbing Council ScholarshipDecember 16, 2019
Dan Rademacher will use the $10,000 WPC Education and Training Scholarship award to travel to Rwanda to help plumbers.
IPEX opens new California distribution centreDecember 3, 2019
New facility nearly quadruples the company’s available warehouse space in the region.
NIBCO acquires Milwaukee ValveNovember 29, 2019
The Wisconsin-based valve manufacturer supplies products for the commercial, industrial, and Navy marine markets including ball, gate, globe, check, butterfly, high performance butterfly, specialty marine and lead-free valves.
Powerful Sewerooter T-4™ New Mid-Size machine with More MuscleNovember 21, 2019
General Pipe Cleaners’ new Sewerooter T-4™ mid-size drain cleaner packs the performance, punch, and portability to unclog 3” to 6” diameter lines up to 100 feet long. The heavy duty 9/16″ Flexicore® cable provides more torque than traditional 1/2″ cables…
Quebec getting the lead outOctober 25, 2019
Quebec will be the first province to comply with Health Canada’s new recommendations for reducing acceptable lead concentrations in drinking water.
Fall public review of proposed changes to 2015 editions of National Building, Fire, and Plumbing codes and the National Energy Code for BuildingsSeptember 16, 2019
The Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes invites interested parties to take part in a final opportunity for public review of the proposed changes to the 2015 editions of the National Building Code, the National Fire Code, the National…
Water Ram™ Clears Clogged Drains With Shock Action!September 10, 2019
General Pipe Cleaners Kinetic Water Ram™ clears clogged drains with green power. Just pump it up, insert in the drain, and snap the trigger. The environmentally safe Water Ram uses compressed air to generate a shock wave that pulverizes the stoppage instantly. The shock wave…
A. O. Smith strengthens North American Water Treatment divisionSeptember 7, 2019
A. O. Smith, a Milwaukee-based manufacturer of residential and commercial water heaters, boilers and water treatment products, recently announced the beginning of its plans for integrating its most recent acquisition into its North American Water Treatment (NAWT) division. NAWT includes…
Canadian franchisee takes Mr. Rooter top honoursSeptember 4, 2019
Mr. Rooter Plumbing, a Neighbourly company, recently held its annual conference in San Antonio, TX alongside Neighbourly’s 22 other service brands, where franchisees nominated and awarded top performers. Franchisee of the year, the company’s highest honour, went to Mike and Vesna…
Best practices for maintaining water flow in plumbing supply systemsSeptember 3, 2019 by David Desjardins
Minimizing bacteria growth in plumbing supply systems has become increasingly important in the plumbing industry in recent years. This is done largely through the control of temperature and flow maintenance. Plumbing engineers, installers and facility operators are particularly concerned with…
Mifab moves forward with 68,000 sq. ft. expansionAugust 26, 2019
Mifab has been a family owned manufacturer of engineered plumbing and drainage solutions since 1982, and on August 6 the company celebrated the groundbreaking for its 68,000 sq. ft. expansion in Chicago, IL. The planning for the expansion began just…