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January 22, 2021  

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.

January 22, 2021  

Mectra acquires Lambert & Bégin

Transaction represents consolidation among plumbing industry manufacturers representatives in Quebec.

January 12, 2021  

Bartle & Gibson strikes relationship with TOTO

The new regional partnership has the wholesaler offering a full complement of TOTO product categories across Western Canada.

January 4, 2021  

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.

December 9, 2020  

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.

November 25, 2020  

Bad and Ugly Cross Connection Control contest winners announced

Entries from Quebec and Alberta claimed prizes in this year’s national photo contest.

September 30, 2020  

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.

September 23, 2020  

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.

September 22, 2020  

New International standard tightens lead leaching criteria for plumbing products

Changes to NSF/ANSI/CAN 61, the drinking water product standard required in Canada and the U.S., affects endpoint devices such as faucets and other plumbing components like connector hoses and small shut-off valves.

September 9, 2020  

Mr. Rooter Plumbing celebrating 50th anniversary with customer contest

The “Hands-Free Restroom Giveaway” will provide one commercial business owner in North America with smart solutions and motion sensor technology for a company washroom.

August 17, 2020  

EMCO opens new Kohler Signature Store in Toronto

The 4,000 sq. ft. space for consumers, designers and trades is located in the city’s Castlefield Design District.

Tech Pulse
July 8, 2020  

Tiny valve-clogging bits of debris, meet your match. Failed flush valves waste time, money and water.

The Ultima Diaphragm Flush Valve Failed flush valves waste

June 19, 2020  

Making Connections

Metal to metal and the corrosion that ensues.

May 7, 2020  

ASHRAE offers guidance on re-opening buildings post pandemic

“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.”

Tech Pulse
April 14, 2020  

Addressing concerns about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and other disease transmission through wastewater

With the current world health situation, many contractors have

March 23, 2020  

PCL partnering with Eddy Solutions for water leak protection

The partnership involves merging Eddy Solution’s water monitoring and leak mitigation technology with PCL’s Job Site Insights cloud-based smart construction platform.

March 9, 2020  

UPDATED: CMPX 2020 Product Spotlight

The Canadian Mechanical and Plumbing Exposition (CMPX) was scheduled

March 5, 2020  

Circulating Pumps


March 5, 2020  

Press Fittings


March 5, 2020  

Sewerooter Cleaners


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March 4, 2020  

World Plumbing Day: A brief history

World Plumbing Day is March 11, revisit the history of the trade and do your part to recognize the international celebration.

March 2, 2020  

Zurn Canada Appoints Snyder Sales Group in Atlantic Canada

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. 

February 28, 2020  

Flash™ Rough-In Valves By American Standard


February 20, 2020  

American Standard products play a starring role on HGTV

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.

February 12, 2020  

Hot trends, cool features

Modern commercial washroom designs call for more inclusive spaces with luxurious and
sustainable touches.