June 6, 2011
Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) announced “Planning for the Next Generation” as the theme for its 43rd annual general meeting (AGM) and conference, which will be held Aug. 25-27, 2011, at the White Oaks Conference Resort in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.
June 6, 2011
The aisles were packed for the 2011 edition of MCEE, eastern Canada’s largest plumbing, HVACR, hydronic, electrical, and lighting expo. The sold-out exhibit hall (which was expanded twice to meet the demand from new exhibitors) featured a variety of products and exhibitors from all sectors.
May 16, 2011
Two Canadian provinces have launched incentive programs. A new two-year, $42 million LiveSmart BC: Efficiency Incentive Program has been enacted, and the government of Saskatchewan has renewed the Saskatchewan EnerGuide for Houses program.
May 9, 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 David Buckle of Algonquin College in Ottawa as the recipient of the $1,000 award.
May 2, 2011
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) will hold its 2011 ASHRAE Annual Conference in Montreal, June 25-29. The theme of the conference, “Sustainability Knows No Borders,” serves as a reminder of ASHRAE’s international reach.
April 25, 2011
The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating
(CIPH) announced it will sponsor a week in September to support Habitat for
Humanity Canada (HFHC). CIPH HFH Week will be held Sept. 18-24, 2011.Read More
April 18, 2011
Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI)
announced that its efforts, combined with those of other related associations, appear to have
influenced a Canadian federal government decision to reinstate the ecoENERGY
for Homes retrofit program Read More
March 28, 2011
An extensive line-up of seminars covering the gamut of the mechanical and electrical industries, plus a record-breaking number of exhibitors will make the MCEE trade show and conference a not-to-be-missed event this spring, according to the show’s organizers.
March 28, 2011
Deschênes Group Inc., a Canadian-owned wholesale distributor of plumbing, HVACR, PVF (pipe, valves and fittings), waterworks, electrical, and fire protection products, was honored for a second year to be a recipient of the 50 Best Managed Companies in Canada award.
March 21, 2011
During the fourth quarter of 2010, ductless splits systems shipments showed the highest product sector gain, increasing by 94 percent. Other sectors showing increases included chiller bookings by 48 percent and commercial air conditioning shipments by 17 percent.