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Johnson Controls acquires Triatek
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Johnson Controls to offer HVAC for critical environments with acquisition

April 26, 2018

Johnson Controls has acquired Triatek, a global manufacturer of airflow solutions for critical environments. With the purchase of the Georgia-based company, Johnson Controls will offer HVAC airflow control systems for health care and critical research facility applications. “We are able

ASHRAE annual conference
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ASHRAE Conference tracks focus on building performance, design

April 26, 2018

The 2018 ASHRAE Annual Conference technical program will offer educational tracks on design and performance optimization for buildings. A new track at this year’s conference, “Residential – Modern Building in Hot and Humid Climates,” will discuss integration of modern residential

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CAF-FCA launches women in trades conference, calls for agenda pitches

April 25, 2018

Planning is underway for The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF-FCA) inaugural Supporting Women in Trades Conference. The event aims to bring together up to 300 delegates and organizations that work to attract, prepare, up-skill and support women in the skilled trades.

Goodman recalls PTAC units
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Goodman PTAC units recalled in U.S. and Canada

April 25, 2018

Goodman Company has recalled its packaged terminal air conditioners and heat pumps due to burn and fire hazards. About 3,400 were sold in Canada. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) found that the outdoor fan motors can overheat,

Skills Canada National Competition plumbing
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Skills Canada National Competition heads to Edmonton

April 25, 2018

Over 40 skilled trade and technology competitions, representing six sectors, will take place at this year’s Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC). SCNC will be held from June 4 to 5, 2018 at the Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton, AB. It

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BMI Canada, Winters Instruments among Deloitte Best Managed Companies

April 24, 2018

Deloitte has announced the 2018 winners of its 25th annual Canada’s Best Managed Companies awards program. The awards recognize Canadian, privately-owned and managed companies with annual revenues over $25 million. Winners were chosen based on exceptional business performance achieved through

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MEET show announces Innovation Award winners

April 24, 2018

The Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology (MEET) show will return to Moncton, NB from May 2-3 at the Moncton Coliseum. Thousands of visitors from North America will attend the biennial event to network, attend educational seminars and visit the tradeshow floor.

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Ingersoll Rand acquires energy usage software company

April 24, 2018

Ingersoll Rand has acquired the technology assets and intellectual property of North Carolina-based energy data analytics company, Agilis Energy. The company uses patented, smart-metre energy analytics applications to quantify energy usage patterns. It aims to help commercial, multi-family residential and

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NTCCC hosts trade contractors summit on prompt payment

April 23, 2018

Trade contractors and associations from across Canada came together on April 4, 2018 in Toronto, ON to discuss payment legislation. The National Trade Contractors Coalition of Canada (NTCCC) Prompt Payment Summit included member presentations on new developments and discussion on

Uponor Phyn Plus
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Technology, progress and Phyn Plus at 2018 Uponor Convention

April 23, 2018

Phyn Plus, a smart water monitoring system, will be sold and serviced exclusively through the Uponor Pro Squad. The system, a joint venture with U.S.-based manufacturer Belkin International, was one highlight of Uponor’s 2018 convention. Industry professionals from across the