By The NumbersOctober 1, 2013 Rod Yeoh
The plumbing implications of green rating systems for existing buildings.
For Better Or For Worse…R-22 RIPOctober 1, 2013 Dave Demma
As the need for alternates looms, contractors would be wise to develop a comprehensive strategy (Part I).
READER FAVOURITE FROM HPAC’S ARCHIVE: Let’s Get VerticalOctober 1, 2013 Ian McTeer
Horizontal venting terminations have created a variety of problems. It is time to consider other options.
Capitalizing On GreeningSeptember 2, 2013 Steve Goldie
It takes more than technology to produce results.
Increasing The AppealSeptember 2, 2013 Mark Evans
More options are emerging for pairing hydronics and renewables.
Looking Back – circa 1964 How to sell hydronics to Canadian buildersSeptember 2, 2013 Al Buschel
An expert brings out some points you may have overlooked.
The Variable Flow RenaissanceSeptember 2, 2013 Steve Thompson
The Pump Guy looks at the end game: modulating flow effectively.
Getting It RightSeptember 2, 2013 Mike Miller
Strategies to maximize radiant system effectiveness.
Changing DirectionSeptember 2, 2013 John Siegenthaler
How flow reversal can be used in hydronic systems.
ANNUAL REPORT ON SERVICE VEHICLES: It’s a tall new worldJune 1, 2013 Bill Roebuck
The practicality of cargo vans as service vehicles is expanding as manufacturers turn their attention to competing with the enormous Sprinter.
Ignore Pressure Differentials At Your PerilJune 1, 2013 Robert Bean
The unintended consequences of monster-size range hoods.
Condenser Water System SavingsJune 1, 2013 Mick Schwedler and Beth Bakkum
Optimized flow rates in the condenser water system provide installed and operating cost savings in chilled-water systems. This article discusses flow rate selection and offers options to consider for implementation in specific circumstances.
Getting The Job DoneJune 1, 2013 Hank Bulmash
Infrastructure and skills development figure prominently but has the groundwork been done? Insights into the 2013 Federal Budget.
Simple system garners big savingsJune 1, 2013 Luc Boily
Knowing that drinking water is not a boundless resource, a group of plumbing and heating teachers involved in the eastern Montreal vocational training school Centre Daniel-Johnson* developed a water-conserving system for the workstations. Daniel Savard, a plumbing and heating instructor…
Duo set to represent Canada in GermanyJune 1, 2013 Patrick Callan
NAIT grads prepare to test their skills against the world’s best.
Only As NeededJune 1, 2013 John Siegenthaler
A new approach to on-demand domestic water heating.
A Great MarriageApril 1, 2013 John Siegenthaler
How to combine solar collectors and a wood gasification boiler.
Don’t Sweat ItApril 1, 2013 David Simkins
Dessicant technology can be a solution to summer humidity issues.
How To Avoid IT System FailuresApril 1, 2013 Eddie Stevenson
Prevent equipment overheating in server rooms using ceiling-mount spot air conditioners.
Condenser Water System ComponentsApril 1, 2013 Mick Schwedler and Beth Bakkum
An overview of how condenser water system components react to changing conditions.
Cleanliness Is Next To…April 1, 2013 Dave Demma
Part II-Proper procedures for ensuring a contaminant free installation.
READER FAVOURITE FROM HPAC’S ARCHIVE: Tubing OptionsApril 1, 2013 John Siegenthaler
Look for polymer tubing to soon dominate the market worldwide.
RFS: Trials, Trends and TribulationsMarch 1, 2013 Mark Evans
An update on the status of residential fire sprinkler fire systems in Canada.
Business Analysis 101March 1, 2013 Hank Bulmash
Benchmarking tool allows you to view financial performance data based on industry averages.
Cleanliness Is Next To…March 1, 2013 Dave Demma
PART I: Proper procedures for ensuring a contaminant-free installation.
Movin’ AirMarch 1, 2013 Erin Hsu
Destratification can resolve a number of heating and air quality issues.
Multiple Boiler OptionMarch 1, 2013 Mark Norris
When and how to use hybrid systems.
Stemming The FlowMarch 1, 2013 John Siegenthaler
Balancing a recirculating domestic hot water system.
A Two-In-One Seasonal AlternativeFebruary 1, 2013 Clark Michel
Portable heat pump basics.
Room For ImprovementFebruary 1, 2013 John Siegenthaler
Outdoor wood-fired heaters bring some baggage to system design.