Residential key driver to building construction investment
Total investment in building construction nationwide in January 2021 set a new record reaching $16 billion, a month-over-month gain of 2.8%.
World Plumbing Day: March 11
World Plumbing Day is March 11, support the trade and do your part to recognize the international celebration.
Next Supply adds TOTO full line support
The Toronto-area wholesaler is committed to having a full line of both TOTO products and parts available.
MCAC hosting virtual Student Chapter Summit
Registration is open for the 2021 Student Chapter Summit taking place 1:00-4:00 pm ET, March 12.
Xylem celebrates 10-year relationship with Planet Water Foundation
The long-time partnership has provided more than one million people with access to safe drinking water and hygiene education.
Victaulic acquires manufacturing facility to expand operations
The new facility will increase the company’s foundry production capacity by 70% in the U.S.
100 Years for Bradley
The company’s origins date back to its first multi-user handwashing fixture – the Washfountain – invented to increase worker productivity.
Free Webinar: Smart Buildings – Connecting components and the trades
Representatives from three leaders in this space — Black and McDonald, EllisDon and Modern Niagara — will look at the ways smart buildings are forcing job sites to evolve.
The pandemic has placed more attention on touchless plumbing fixtures in both public spaces and at home.
General’s New Gen-Eye X-POD® Inspection Results in a Flash
Gen-Eye X-POD® from General Pipe Cleaners features a powerful Command…
Cool Running or Classic Cast Iron Sump Pump?
The choice is yours. Whether you prefer sleek finned…
CIPH and MCAC collaborate on national retrofit proposal
In ‘Investment in Retrofits: Key to Canada’s Green Recovery Post-Crisis’ the two groups are calling for regulatory harmonization, investments in retrofits, and support for the skilled trades.
Can a power tool’s battery affect contractor safety?
Power Tool Institute warns of failure, fire from third-party batteries.
Changes at the top for the Boshart Group
Gary Boshart, founder and chair of Boshart Group, which includes Boshart Industries and Flomatic Corp., has appointed Jeremy Kuepfer as CEO of the Group.
New general manager for Victaulic Canada
After 33 years with the company, Tim Meadows is retiring effective February 12 and will be replaced by Jared Breidinger.
Ontario Engineers ask Province to address air quality before students return to school
“While investments like the Ontario Together Fund to develop new technologies are welcome, we need a transparent plan to prioritize and conduct upgrades to heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in schools now.”
Alberta’s Energy Savings for Business program now accepting applications
Contractors must register to become eligible to participate in the program, and 270 from across the province have already signed up.
King Marketing representing Saniflo in B.C.
King will act as the plumbing wholesale-channel representative for the province.
AD forms Canadian business unit
Rob Dewar has been promoted to president of AD Canada, responsible for AD’s Canada Plumbing & Heating, Electrical-Canada and Industrial & Safety-Canada divisions.
NKBA releases 2021 Market Outlook report
The National Kitchen & Bath Association annual Market Outlook report, available free to members, includes an assessment of how COVID-19 and related economic and housing market trends are impacting the North American kitchen and bath industry.
Founder of REHAU dies at 95
Helmut Wagner founded the company in the city of Rehau, Germany in 1948.
Ottawa arena converted to zero carbon building
Modern Niagara converted the AMPED Sports Lab and Ice Complex into the first CaGBC Zero Carbon Building – Performance Standard certified arena.
Pounding Through Adversity – CIPH hosts inspirational talk
Former Olympian, Cheryl Pounder, shared lessons on personal growth, leadership and teamwork for success on the ice and in business.
Mectra acquires Lambert & Bégin
Transaction represents consolidation among plumbing industry manufacturers representatives in Quebec.
Bartle & Gibson strikes relationship with TOTO
The new regional partnership has the wholesaler offering a full complement of TOTO product categories across Western Canada.
Bradford White to acquire Keltech tankless electric water heater business
Keltech was acquired by Bradley Corp. in December, 2012 and is a recognized brand in the commercial and industrial water heating community.
CIPH recognizes industry veterans with 2020 Service Awards
The Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating has been recognizing Lifetime and Outstanding Service Award recipients throughout 2020.
Bad and Ugly Cross Connection Control contest winners announced
Entries from Quebec and Alberta claimed prizes in this year’s national photo contest.
The Pleasure of Pressure
The showerhead needs two things to perform effectively, it needs sufficient water pressure and it needs sufficient water flow to maintain that pressure.
ASPE and PPI sign Memorandum of Understanding
The Plastics Pipe Institute and the American Society of Plumbing Engineers will collaborate on advocacy, education, technical activities and research.