April 20, 2018
Secondary and post-secondary students showcased their skills in a four-hour HVAC competition during the 2018 Canadian Mechanical and Plumbing Exposition (CMPX).
The Heating Systems Gauntlet, held by the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), challenged 23 Southern Ontario students over two days.
Seven secondary school students were tasked with the installation and set-up of a humidifier and thermostat. The winners are:
Sixteen post-secondary students were challenged to install an HRV or ERV, as well as commission a furnace to ensure total functionality. The winners are:
Other students from these schools participated, as well as students from Central Technical Secondary School, North American Trade Schools (London, ON branch) and HiMark Occupational Institution.