Health Care Facilities
Owner of Keith Plumbing and Heating makes record breaking donationSeptember 24, 2015
Paul Myers, owner of Keith Plumbing and Heating Co. Ltd. in North Vancouver recently created a media flurry when he donated $25 million to Lions Gate Hospital Foundation in Vancouver, BC. Myers’ gift, which is the largest single donation made…
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.
Sprinkler system pros prep for retrofit businessOctober 30, 2013
Seminar deals with standards and technical requirements of impending Ontario Vulnerable Occupancies legislation.
ASHRAE Publishes Second Edition of Hospital Design ManualApril 22, 2013
A recently published manual from ASHRAE provides guidance on addressing issues with health care HVAC systems for mechanical and consulting engineers, designers, architects, facility managers, infection control personal, maintenance staff, contractors, developers and code accreditation and licensure officials. HVAC Design Manual for…
How To Avoid IT System FailuresApril 1, 2013 by Eddie Stevenson
Prevent equipment overheating in server rooms using ceiling-mount spot air conditioners.
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…
MCAC heads to the magic isleMay 22, 2012
The Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA) of Canada will hold its 71st annual conference in Maui, HI on November 12-15, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa. Education session topics include labour composite rates, and improving profitability and productivity. The…
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…