HPAC Magazine


June 20, 2022  

Celebrating the 4th Annual World Refrigeration Day

More than 15 million people are employed worldwide in the refrigeration sector.

June 16, 2022  

EVAPCO acquires Select Technologies

Select is a full-service controls and automation integration company with expertise in cold storage and food processing industries.

May 16, 2022  

ASHRAE Conference Coming to Toronto

The five-day event includes eight conference tracks, over 80 sessions, tours, social experiences and industry-specific committee meetings.

May 12, 2022  

CO2 As A Refrigerant? Yes…CO2

There has been a move towards considering and using CO2 as a refrigerant in supermarket systems in the last several years.

April 20, 2022  

ASHRAE involved in launch of International Network for Women in Cooling

The Network has been created to advance engagement, promote career opportunities and increase overall participation of women in the cooling sector, which includes refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pumps.

March 23, 2022  

CMPX 2022 Open for Business

The CMPX show committee anticipates hosting thousands of HVAC/R and plumbing tradespersons over three days at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

March 15, 2022  

CMPX 2022 Product Spotlight

We canvassed manufacturers and their representatives to share what visitors can expect to see at this year’s show, and as a result we over 100 items listed.

March 11, 2022  

Leading Technology – Superior Quality – Best Experience


March 7, 2022  

Committed to the Future of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration


March 2, 2022  

Refrigerant Leaks – What Are You Prepared To Do?

Stemming losses of refrigerant in supermarkets requires a comprehensive end-to-end approach.

January 25, 2022  

The Duct Free Zone: The Magic of Refrigerant

What many of our customers (civilians) don’t know, and what many of us professionals take for granted, are the unique characteristics of refrigerant.

January 21, 2022  

HRAI and ESCO Institute to Develop New Refrigerant Safety Program 

The new program is anticipated to launch in June 2022.

January 11, 2022  

The Beauty of Lessons Learned

Taking a few trips down memory lane to share some learned experiences.

November 25, 2021  

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.

November 23, 2021  

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.

November 17, 2021  

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.

October 27, 2021  

Family Business Transitions

The story often goes like this: the older generation poured their blood, sweat, and tears into building their own contracting company.

October 15, 2021  

Milwaukee Introduces RLS-Compatible Jaws for Press Tools

The jaws work with Milwaukees’ M18 FORCE LOGIC press tools and are compatible with a wide range of other 32 kN tools on the market.

September 8, 2021  

Understanding Evaporators

A fundamental element of the vapour compression cycle in refrigeration, it’s vital to revisit the basic functions of evaporators and how to keep them operating at their peak. 

August 18, 2021  

B.C. Launches Ammonia Safety Awareness Program

A series of free training courses developed due to the rise of ammonia-related incidents and hazards at provincial arenas.

July 30, 2021  

Rheem to Acquire Friedrich Air Conditioning

Friedrich Air Conditioning is a manufacturer of room A/C and other home environment products.

July 20, 2021  

Little Giant’s VCCA Series Condensate Pumps for HVAC

The low-profile pumps are designed for use in the automatic collection and removal of condensate from air conditioning, refrigeration and dehumidification equipment.

July 20, 2021  

The Trouble with Low Suction Pressure

A healthy refrigeration cycle requires close monitoring of pressures, both high and low.

July 6, 2021  

Refrigerant Management Canada Increases Fee on CFC-11 Refrigerant Disposal

The new fee is set to be $20.00/kilogram for CFC-11 refrigerant entering the program for destruction.

June 29, 2021  

Compressor Retrofits for All Seasons

Embracing the digital age for compressor efficiency.

June 21, 2021  

World Refrigeration Day to Celebrate Cooling Champions

More than 15-million people are currently employed worldwide in the refrigeration sector.

June 10, 2021  

Johnson Controls expands water-cooled chiller portfolio

The Quantech QWC4 water-cooled screw chiller uses variable speed drive technology.

June 8, 2021  

How Montreal Made Ammonia Safe for Its Rinks

The city has transitioned arenas away from R-22 using a design that ensures the safety of staff, patrons and surrounding neighbourhoods.

June 4, 2021  

The Arcticom Group Expands to Canada 

The Group specializes in commercial refrigeration and mechanical services including preventative maintenance, repair, installation and renovation.

May 31, 2021  

MSA Safety Purchases Bacharach

Bacharach is known for their gas detection technologies used in the HVAC/R markets.