Water conservation in commercial appsDecember 1, 2015 by AMIN DELAGAH
The hot-water-conserving equipment and fixtures in a commercial kitchen are pivotal to an optimized hot water system.
Dunbarton named ‘greenest school on earth’April 17, 2015
Dunbarton High School in Pickering, ON is top class when it comes to green initiatives.
School retrofit puts first Canadian firm in the running for tripMarch 4, 2015
A boiler plant upgrade for Martha Currie Elementary School in Surrey, BC, has put Rocky Point Engineering Ltd. in the winners’ circle and in the running for the grand prize in Caleffi’s Excellence contest. Rocky Point Engineering is the first…
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.
Prison-Proof DesignOctober 1, 2014 by ROD YEOH
Correctional facilities bring a unique set of challenges.
Zurn expands portfolio of internal grease and oil interceptorsApril 25, 2014
Acquisition allows manufacturer to move into fast-growing, non-residential market segments
CIPH announces winners of Most Water Wise School Competition, commits to sponsoring annual competitionMarch 11, 2014
Conestoga engineering students take first place in first ever challenge
CIPH challenges Canadian students to make their schools more water wiseNovember 15, 2013
The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) has launched Canada’s Most Water Wise School Competition, which offers the opportunity for students across Canada to develop a case study submission that details how their school can conserve and use water wisely.…
Sprinkler system pros prep for retrofit businessOctober 30, 2013
Seminar deals with standards and technical requirements of impending Ontario Vulnerable Occupancies legislation.
Simple system garners big savingsJune 1, 2013 by Luc Boily
Knowing that drinking water is not a boundless resource, a group of plumbing and heating teachers involved in the eastern Montreal vocational training school Centre Daniel-Johnson* developed a water-conserving system for the workstations. Daniel Savard, a plumbing and heating instructor…
Significant increases in construction intentions in Toronto and EdmontonMay 7, 2013
According to Statistics Canada, the total value of permits issued in March 2013 was up in 16 of the 34 census metropolitan areas. The largest increases were in Toronto and Edmonton, with Saskatoon a distant third. In Toronto, the advance was largely attributable to commercial and…
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…
Ontario government seeking input on fire safety changesJanuary 15, 2013
Proposed changes to increase fire protection in retirement homes and care facilities.
Registration opens for Montreal balancing and commissioning conferenceJanuary 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…
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…