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Pro Kontrol execs honoured by CETAF

December 15, 2015

Pierre Martin and Marc Bergeron, presidents of Pro Kontrol, a wholesale distribution company, were recently awarded Builder of the Year by La Corporation des entreprises de traitement de l’air et du froid (CETAF). The award recognizes a business leader who,

Etienne Veilleux, CEO Distech, at the Connecting for the Internet of Things Building conference.
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Connecting for the Internet of Things Building premieres in Toronto

September 15, 2015

Toronto was host to the Connecting for the Internet of Things Building conference today. The informative networking event was held at The Carlu. Various subjects surrounding the importance of moving towards IoT buildings were presented and discussed by representatives of

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Emerson consolidates businesses

August 12, 2015

Emerson Climate Technologies has announced the integration of its St. Louis-based White-Rodgers and Flow Controls businesses into a single organization as of October 1, 2015. Jack Huether, president of White-Rodgers, an Emerson executive with over 30 years of experience in

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Distech Controls recognized for export success

August 2, 2015

Distech Controls was recently named the Provincial Laureate, SME Exporter category, at the 21st edition of National Bank’s SME Awards. Distech Controls is a two-time SME Award recipient, having been named Bronze Laureate in the same category in 2014. The

We are in the information age and data exchange is at the very heart of that.
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Hello Boiler, It’s Wi-Fi Calling

August 1, 2015 by Curtis Bennett

A wireless future for the mechanical industry.

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CANMET lab makes AIA Environment Top Ten list

July 27, 2015

The CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory in Hamilton, ON, has garnered a spot on the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment Top Ten projects list. The lab is also the third Canadian research lab to achieve LEED Platinum

Benoit De Gagn-Marcouillier, of Plomberie G&G Limitee in Montreal, is shown here with his Great Tool Takeaway (Raflez les outils) winnings.
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MCEE 2015 draws a crowd

April 27, 2015

Canada’s largest plumbing, HVAC/R, hydronic, electrical and lighting expo was back for another year on April 22 and 23. Students, manufacturers, suppliers and contractors took to MCEE 2015 at Place Bonaventure in Montreal for an opportunity to show and view

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Clean technology gets a boost in Nova Scotia

April 20, 2015

Over $8 million from the Government of Canada’s Economic Action Plan investment in Sustainable Development Technology Canada’s (SDTC) SD Tech Fund will be dedicated to two clean technology projects in Nova Scotia. The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and

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Ones and zeros

February 1, 2015 by hpac

How to incorporate relays into your design strategy.

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Price increase coming on Johnson Controls’ residential and light commercial lines

October 14, 2014

Johnson Controls has announced a price adjustment on residential and light commercial products of up to seven per cent effective January 1, 2015 in Canada and the U.S. For additional information, the company advises customers to contact their regional account managers.

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Samsung Electronics in acquisition mode

September 8, 2014

Enters smart home market; buys Quietside HVAC

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HYDRONIC CONTROLS: Less Is More

August 2, 2014 by MIKE MILLER

Get the flow you want, where and when you want it.

Mario Caissie (r), president of Imperial Manufacturing Group accepts the gold standard award from Frank Vettese, managing partner and chief executive of Deloitte in Canada.
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HVAC industry well represented in Canada’s Best Managed Companies

May 9, 2014

Napoleon Group of Companies and Laurentide Controls are among the winners of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 2013. Established in 1993, the national awards program honours Canadian companies that have implemented world-class business practices and created value in innovative ways.

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tekmar joins BACnet International

June 14, 2013

Manufacturer tekmar Control Systems has joined BACnet International as part of its strategy to support system integration. tekmar is starting to build BACnet communication protocol into its HVAC controls. According to tekmar, the connection with BACnet makes it possible for

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Distech Controls pursues dynamic growth strategy

April 24, 2013

Distech Controls has announced total investments of $38-million (CAD) in the company, to be approved by regulatory authorities. The investment will expand Distech Controls’ capital base and the proceeds of this financing will be used to accelerate the company’s growth

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Staying Ahead Of The Game

February 1, 2013 by Elizabeth Brown

Technology allows radiant industry to respond to growing expectations and customized needs.

Exterior design of Welland Toyota results in minimal heat loss.
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In The Loop

February 1, 2013 by Mike Miller

Radiant system design and performance a key factor in meeting LEED requirements.

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Registration opens for Montreal balancing and commissioning conference

January 4, 2013

The National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB) will hold its 2013 Annual Conference in Montreal at the Hyatt Regency, marking the first time the conference has been held outside the U.S. The conference agenda features industry experts who will be addressing

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tekmar Partners with Atlantic Canada rep

June 21, 2012

tekmar Control Systems has named JF Taylor Enterprises Ltd. as its representative for New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. JF Taylor Enterprises Ltd. has over 50 years experience supporting the Atlantic Provinces of Canada in the plumbing

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ABM builds links in the Maritimes

June 11, 2012

ABM’s subsidiary Linc Network, LLC, recently signed an agreement with Controls & Equipment Ltd., a building automation, HVAC service provider, to become Linc’s first HVAC contractor in the Maritime provinces (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and PEI). Controls & Equipment has

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Contributions to the oil and energy industry win kudos for tekmar

June 1, 2012

Vernon, BC-based tekmar Control Systems is the recipient of the National Association of Oil and Energy Service Professionals (OESP) 2012 Manufacturer of the Year award. The award was presented at the 59th Annual Convention and Trade Show on May 22,

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Report reveals positive program results

April 29, 2012

The Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada (BOMA Canada) has released the English version of its third annual BOMA BESt (Building Environmental Standards) program Energy and Environmental Report (referred to as BBEER). The report offers relevant and timely information