The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) recently released the Plumbing, Heating, Cooling, and Piping (PHCP) Wholesalers’ Sales Report for January 2012. The report reveals wholesalers’ sales were up 2.8 percent in January compared to January 2011.
According to the Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) manufacturer’s division, ductless split systems shipments showed the highest product sector gain in the fourth quarter of 2011, increasing by 30 percent over the previous year.
The Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) will partner with 12 industry trade associations to present the 17th annual 2012 HVACR & Mechanical Conference for Educational Professionals, March 12-14 at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, Colo.
The Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) recently invited stakeholders to comment on proposed changes to the 2010 National Building Code (NBC). Even though the review period has concluded, industry members may wish to note proposed changes include a requirement for venting that outlines minimum separation distances to vent products of combustion.
The manufacturing division of the Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) reports that ductless split systems shipments were up 30 percent in the fourth-quarter of 2011 when compared to 2010.
Canada reintroduced its Energy Star® specifications for gas-fired forced air furnaces, Feb. 1. Only models that have been third-party certified as meeting Version 3.0 or Version 4.0 requirements will appear on the Energy Star qualified product list.
The Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH) is reporting total plumbing, PVF/industrial, waterworks, hydronics, and HVACR estimated sales increased 3.6 percent for the month of November 2011 when compared to 2010.