Ductless Shipments Show Highest Increase in Second Quarter

September 19, 2011
The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) reported that, during the second quarter of 2011, ductless split systems shipments showed the highest product sector gain, increasing by 68 percent.

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HRAI Appoints New Board Members

September 12, 2011
The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) announced new board appointments at its Annual General Meeting in August.

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EMCOR Group Announces Agreement to Sell Comstock Canada

September 12, 2011
EMCOR Group Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Toronto-based Canadian subsidiary, Comstock Canada Ltd., to CCL Equities Inc., an Ontario, Canada-based corporation.

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RMC Applies Disposal Fee on CFC-11 Entering the EPR Program

August 1, 2011
Warren Heeley, president of Refrigerant Management Canada (RMC), announced the implementation of a new disposal fee for CFC-11 refrigerant entering the extended producer responsibility (EPR) program.

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Study Uncovers Savings Opportunities on Summer Cooling Bills

July 25, 2011
According to a study conducted by the University of Toronto for Direct Energy, 64 per cent of Canadian homeowners who use air conditioning set their thermostats at 22°C or lower. While maintaining their thermostats at frosty levels, 48 percent of those homeowners surveyed admitted they do not know how much energy they consume.
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Report Reveals Canadian Attitudes Toward Sustainability

July 25, 2011
The LePage Report on Canadians’ Attitudes to Sustainability reveals that, while an overwhelming majority of homeowners view indoor air quality and using sustainable and green building products as important, only half are aware of products to improve indoor air quality and only one in five use green and sustainable building products.
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Support the Ride for Habitat

July 25, 2011
The second annual Ride for Habitat will take place on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011. Co-sponsored by the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) and the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH), the motorcycle ride will raise funds for Habitat for Humanity Canada.
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HRAI Announces Recipient of Orvil L. Davie Award

July 25, 2011
The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) announced the most recent recipient of HRAI’s Orvil L. Davie Memorial Fund bursary. HRAI chair Rusty Jennings named Roger Trottier of Algonquin College in Ottawa as the recipient of the $1,000 bursary award.
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HRAI Hosts Pilot Seminars on Outstanding Customer Service

July 25, 2011
The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) hosted a half-day pilot seminar titled “Outstanding Customer Service in the HVAC Industry.” The sold-out seminar was led by Warren Evans of The Service Excellence Group® Inc. and covered a variety of topics surrounding outstanding customer service.
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Show Floor Filling Up for CMX-CIPHEX 2012

July 18, 2011
The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating announced that exhibitor sales for the 2012 CMX-CIPHEX Trade Show and Learning Forum are moving well ahead of the last show in 2010. According to show manager Patrick Shield, “More than 85 percent of the show floor is already sold.”
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