CEU Credits available for ASPE members at CIPHEX West, ASPE to hold inaugural Toronto Chapter meetingJuly 30, 2014
Produced by the Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH), Western Canada’s largest plumbing and HVAC/R event will take place on November 5 and 6 in Calgary, AB. The two-day trade show will host more than 200 exhibitors and includes…
READER FAVOURITE FROM HPAC’S ARCHIVE: New Technology Enters The Residential MixJune 2, 2014 by IAN MCTEER
Are you ready for home automation and its implications for your business?
Another successful MEET trade show in the booksMay 14, 2014
The 2014 edition of the Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic and Technology (MEET) trade show in Moncton, N.B. featured the latest technologies, innovations, products and services from across North America. It also offered a full slate of seminars which delved into topics…
Plan to MEET in MonctonApril 23, 2014
Skills Canada and Innovation Awards just two of many highlights on the event program.
CMPX opens this WednesdayMarch 17, 2014
CMPX 2014 opens this Wednesday, March 19 and show organizers tell us there is still time to register online and bring your team. Online registration will remain open until the close of business on Tuesday, March 18 and those registrants’ badges…
Abstract deadline looming for ASHRAE Winter ConferenceMarch 11, 2014
ASHRAE has announced a call for papers for its 2015 Winter Conference in Chicago, IL, January 24-28. New tracks for the conference include Industrial Facilities; Large Buildings: Mission Critical Facilities and Applications; Life Safety; Design of Energy and Water Efficient Systems;…
Good news for Yukon residents as Good Energy Rebate Program is extendedMarch 5, 2014
The Yukon’s Good Energy Rebate Program, which includes incentives for water efficient toilets, solar water heaters, drain water heat recovery systems (DWHRS) and heating appliances, has been extended to March 31, 2015. Originally slated to end March 15, 2014, rebates…
Setting The StandardMarch 1, 2014 by PATRICK CALLAN
Plumbing industry leads harmonization charge
Record turnout at 2014 AHR ExpoFebruary 24, 2014
Winter storm Janus dumping 10 inches of snow on New York City did not stop tens of thousands of HVAC/R enthusiasts from setting a new attendance record at the 2014 AHR Expo. Held at the Javits Convention Center from January…
Southwestern Ontario company wins 2013 business integrity awardFebruary 14, 2014
The Better Business Bureau for Western Ontario has recognized The Hayter Group for its high ethical standards towards customers, users, suppliers, shareholders, employees, and in their community. The Hayter Group was presented with the Business Integrity Award in October at…
Strategy MattersFebruary 1, 2014 by Robert Bean
Our view of construction stands in the way of good buildings.
AHR numbers exceed last New York record-breaking showDecember 16, 2013
The 2014 AHR Expo in New York City on January 21-23, is shaping up to be the largest HVAC/R exposition ever held in the northeast. More than 1800 exhibiting companies have reserved 387 000 square feet of booth space, exceeding the record-breaking…
Glancing BlowDecember 1, 2013 by JOHN SIEGENTHALER
Working with the incident angle modifier.
Analysis finds energy-efficiency standards correct market failures, save moneyOctober 24, 2013
Insights from south of the border on consumer purchasing decisions and energy costs.
Hydronics event attracts a full houseSeptember 17, 2013
Modern Hydronics The Summit wrapped up to great reviews.
LEED v4 set to launch in the fallAugust 20, 2013
The Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system will be updated following approval from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). With 46 countries and territories worldwide represented, 86 per cent voted in favour of adopting the new…
Standard for Energy Upgrade Certificates of Homes released for public commentJuly 30, 2013
The Building Performance Institute, Inc.’s (BPI) BPI-2101-S-2013: Standard Requirements for a Certificate of Completion for Residential Energy Efficiency Upgrades is available for public comment until August 6, 2013, and will soon be published as a BPI standard. BPI-2101 identifies a standard…
Search is on for most innovative HVAC/R and plumbing productsJuly 25, 2013
Entries now being accepted for the 2014 AHR Expo Innovation Awards.
Early bird gets to the MCAC 72nd annual conference for lessJuly 16, 2013
Deadline to save on registration is less than three weeks away.
British Columbia adopts National Energy Code of Canada for BuildingsJune 21, 2013
British Columbia has officially adopted the National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings (NECB) 2011, which will take effect in December of this year. While British Columbia is the first to adopt the code, the adoption processes in other jurisdictions…
Enerconcept set to capture broader marketshareJune 13, 2013
Aside from China, the German solar thermal market is the world’s largest and most dynamic thanks to clear and stable energy policies, according to Christian Vachon, Ing., Enerconcept president. After two years of sustained efforts, Enerconcept’s Lubi solar collector and…
2014 AHR Expo in NYC setting a record paceJune 6, 2013
Exhibit space 90 per cent sold, economic indicators strong, say organizers.
Canadian HVAC industry unites to promote quality HVAC designs and installationJune 3, 2013
Robert Bean, R.E.T., P.L.(Eng.), president, Indoor Climate Consultants Inc. and director, www.healthyheating.com has issued an announcement on behalf of Dr. Karen Somerville of Canadians for Properly Built Homes, and signature trade associations: COHA, HRAI, TECA and CIPH. Bean noted, “I am pleased…
Net Zero gets $4-million boostMay 4, 2013
Project addresses the challenges of NZE in a production housing context.
Record crowd for MCEE 2013 (revised numbers)April 29, 2013
The aisles were busy for the 2013 edition of MCEE with attendance up five per cent, following the success of the 2011 show which recorded an 18 per cent increase. The two-day trade show took place in Montreal on April…
Edmonton top green home builder partners with The Holmes GroupApril 5, 2013
Effect Home Builders is the recipient of the 2012 Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) National Green Home Award for its Belgravia NetZero Energy Home, a new home that produces as much energy as it consumes. Located at 11536 – 74 Avenue,…
A Great MarriageApril 1, 2013 by John Siegenthaler
How to combine solar collectors and a wood gasification boiler.
ISH sees increased numbers of visitors from major growth marketsMarch 26, 2013
In spite of difficult weather conditions, ISH, the world’s largest industrial exhibition for bathroom design, energy-efficient heating and air-conditioning technology, as well as renewable energies, ended with increases in all key benchmark figures. From March 12-16, 2013, 2434 exhibitors compared to…
2013 Green Building Festival to focus on eco-districtsMarch 26, 2013
The concept of Eco-Districts is taking shape across disciplines as designers, planners, developers, builders, and policy-makers adopt new approaches to urban revitalization and district-scale sustainable development. At the Daniels Spectrum, the Green Building Festival’s new venue at the heart of Toronto’s Regent Park…
ASHRAE offers virtual access to more than 250 presentationsFebruary 5, 2013
Dallas a big draw for winter conference.