ASHRAE and American Chemistry Council sign MoUNovember 20, 2019
“The products of chemistry, from foam insulation and silicone caulks and sealants to plastics pipes and next-generation refrigerants, provide a range of benefits that help enable energy-efficient, sustainable buildings” – Chris Jahn, CEO ACC.
SPX acquires Patterson-Kelley from Harsco Corp.November 19, 2019
Boiler manufacturers Patterson-Kelley and Weil-McLain now both under the SPX umbrella.
Bartle & Gibson Leadership TransitionNovember 19, 2019
President/CEO Robert Whitty is stepping down in early 2020, and will be succeeded by Martin Lower.
People on the move … Bradford White, Saniflo, InSinkErator, Aquatherm, Superior BoilerNovember 19, 2019
Bradford White Canada (BWC) has announced that Graeme Gilbert has joined the company as regional sales manager for Eastern Canada, covering Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces. BWC has also announced that Joe Drago has been promoted to Canadian…
Enwave adding heat to new downtown Toronto towerNovember 15, 2019
In addition to linking to Enwave’s deep lake water cooling, the new North Tower of Bay Adelaide Centre will include an Enwave operated hot water plant.
West Coast ConsolidationNovember 13, 2019
Vancouver-based design-build-operate mechanical contractor Enersolv has acquired Craftsman Mechanical, a Surrey-based plumbing systems specialist.
ASHRAE and NEBB sign MoU for further collaborationNovember 13, 2019
The Memorandum of Understanding formalizes the commitment of ASHRAE and NEBB to work together to advance research into the sustainable design, construction, and operation of healthcare facilities.
ASHRAE Updates Indoor Air Quality StandardsNovember 8, 2019
The updated standards for ventilation system design and acceptable indoor air quality (IAQ), Standards 62.1 and 62.2, both include significant changes.
O’Reilly named general manager for Rheem CanadaNovember 8, 2019
Barbara O’Reilly takes over the GM role from Dave McPherson, who will be retiring at the end of the year.
Atlas Copco acquires Calgary-based WestRonNovember 7, 2019
With branches in Alberta, Ontario and B.C., WestRon provides municipal, industrial and commercial pump and compressor solutions.
Johnson Controls acquires Synchrony from SiemensNovember 4, 2019
Johnson Controls plans to use Synchrony’s technology to improve the performance and efficiency of its centrifugal chiller products.
HRAI Chapter hears energy efficiency messageNovember 1, 2019
Cory Diamond, executive director of Efficiency Canada speaks at GTA dinner meeting.
Hydro-Québec and Stelpro partner up to develop connected smart devicesOctober 31, 2019
Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, QC— Hydro-Québec’s new subsidiary, Hilo, and Stelpro have announced a joint venture to develop connected devices for smart homes that will contribute to efficient energy use. The joint venture will develop innovative energy management products and will provide them to…
John Chabot, Stelpro founder, dies at 80October 29, 2019
Founder of Stelpro, Chabot had a passion for business and inspired those around him.
Quebec getting the lead outOctober 25, 2019
Quebec will be the first province to comply with Health Canada’s new recommendations for reducing acceptable lead concentrations in drinking water.
ASHRAE releases expanded version of Standard 90.1October 25, 2019
ATLANTA, Ga.— ASHRAE has released an expanded, revised version of Standard 90.1. ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2019, Energy Efficiency Standard for Buildings Except Low-rise Residential Buildings. The new version contains over 100 changes from the 2016 version, including energy-saving measures. “The goal…
CIPHEX West 2020: one year awayOctober 23, 2019
Over 30% of exhibit space reserved after less than a month after becoming available.
Liberals re-elected with minority government, promising interest-free loans for home improvementsOctober 22, 2019
After a close election, the Liberal Party has been re-elected with a minority government of 156 seats, just 14 seats shy of the needed 170 seats for a majority government. Trudeau, whose platform included promises such as access to interest-free…
ASHRAE announces incorporation of IEQ-GAOctober 15, 2019
Atlanta, Ga. — ASHRAE announced the incorporation of the Indoor Environmental Quality Global Alliance (IEQ-GA) as a legal entity. The announcement of IEQ-GA’s incorporation took place at a ceremony during the 40th AIVC conference, Oct. 15 in Ghent, Belgium. The…
Mario Bernardi Joins Dealnet CapitalOctober 9, 2019
Bernardi has spent the last 17 years in the HVAC industry and has served on numerous local, regional and provincial committees and task forces in both the HVAC and marketing/public relations arenas.
People on the move: MIFAB, Prier, Stelpro, Superior RadiantOctober 4, 2019
Vishnu Nauth has been named the Canadian sales manager of MIFAB. Nauth began his career at MIFAB in 2006 as a customer service representative. He returns to MIFAB from Zurn where he was a business development manager for the Eastern…
NEXT brings plumbing, hydronic community into Road Hockey To Conquer Cancer eventOctober 2, 2019
The plumbing and hydronics supplier brought 22 teams, 300 people, and raised over $345,000 for this year’s event.
The 2019 Modern Hydronics Summit offers sneak peek at the future of the hydronics industryOctober 1, 2019
A record number of attendees, including exhibitors, speakers and delegates headed to the 2019 Modern Hydronics Summit at the International Centre in Mississauga, ON on September 19. Between presentations, attendees explored the 70+ booths set up around the perimeter of the…
Electro-Breeze Manufacturing headed south of the borderSeptember 30, 2019
The Saint-Sauveur, Quebec-based manufacturer of commercial and residential HVAC air filtration systems will be re-branded under the newly created ‘Electro-Breeze by Fresh-Aire UV’ brand.
CAF seeking innovative presenters for National Apprenticeship ConferenceSeptember 20, 2019
By Megan Hoegler The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum is calling on members of the Canadian apprenticeship community to be presenters at the National Apprenticeship Conference taking place at the Telus Convention Centre in Calgary, AB May 24-26, 2020. The conference is…
Cause for celebration: boilers roll off the line in BCSeptember 18, 2019
Eco-King Heating Products Inc. held an open house on September 14, 2019 to celebrate completion of its 8,600 sq. ft. manufacturing plant in Surrey, BC. The production line arrived from the Netherlands on December 24, 2018 and it was fully…
Fall public review of proposed changes to 2015 editions of National Building, Fire, and Plumbing codes and the National Energy Code for BuildingsSeptember 16, 2019
The Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes invites interested parties to take part in a final opportunity for public review of the proposed changes to the 2015 editions of the National Building Code, the National Fire Code, the National…
Central Air Equipment named Atlas Copco Compressors’ newest distributorSeptember 13, 2019
Central Air Equipment (CAE) in Calgary, AB will focus on promoting and selling Atlas Copco’s Industrial Air range of products and servicing this equipment with OEM spare parts. In addition to its existing installed base for over 24 years, CAE…
Canadian manufacturer Arctic Chiller Group sold to TraneSeptember 13, 2019
Trane has announced that it has acquired Arctic Chiller Group, a Canadian-based HVAC manufacturer, specializing in high efficiency air- and water-cooled, modular and process chillers for commercial HVAC and process cooling applications. “We are pleased to incorporate Arctic Chiller Group…
Trane celebrates investments in newly-expanded plant, business sustainabilitySeptember 11, 2019
Trane, a provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, recently held a celebration marking significant expansion to its Columbia, South Carolina facility, and ongoing efforts in environmental, social and business sustainability. Local and…