Trade contractors coalition encouraged by industry support for prompt paymentOctober 5, 2015
The National Trade Contractors Coalition of Canada (NTCCC) reports that it is encouraged by the outcome of a September 29, 2015, Canadian Construction Association (CCA) National Summit in Toronto, ON, on the issue of cash flow within Canada’s construction industry.…
CANMET lab makes AIA Environment Top Ten listJuly 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…
A little math goes a long wayFebruary 1, 2015 by Lance MacNevin
What you need to know about the financial reality of operating snow and ice melt systems.
2014 Construction ForecastDecember 23, 2013
Despite economic bumps in the road and regional disparities, Canadian construction remains feisty, according to On-Site feature.
How To Avoid IT System FailuresApril 1, 2013 by Eddie Stevenson
Prevent equipment overheating in server rooms using ceiling-mount spot air conditioners.
Positive outlook for Ontario construction industryMarch 7, 2013
Contractors expect to conduct more ICI business in the coming year.
Advancing energy efficient and sustainable solutionsMarch 1, 2013
Danfoss has announced its fourth annual EnVisioneer of the Year award competition and is now accepting entries for consideration. Launched in 2010, the competition recognizes North American end users, municipalities, building owners and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that have introduced…
READER FAVOURITE FROM HPAC’S ARCHIVE: Formulas For SuccessFebruary 1, 2013 by Robert Bean
Solve the mean radiant temperature problems to solve building energy problems.
Danfoss expands its compressor portfolioJanuary 21, 2013
Danfoss has extended its compressor portfolio up to 200 tons following the full acquisition of Danfoss Turbocor, in which Danfoss has had a 50 per cent owner’s share since 2004. Danfoss Turbocor develops, produces and markets high-efficiency variable speed compressors in the capacity…
Report reveals positive program resultsApril 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…
Online presentations available for the 2011 National Energy Code for BuildingsMarch 19, 2012
Free online presentations explaining the major technical requirements in the 2011 National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings (NECB) are now available on the National Codes website. These presentations, which replace the cross-country seminars traditionally offered during past model code…