The International Council of Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating Manufacturers’ Associations (ICARHMA) met Oct. 3-5 in Canada to discuss industry trends and approve the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE) as an associate member.
HRAI president Warren Heeley and AHRI senior vice president Dave Calabrese attended the Canada-U.S. Manufacturing Summit to discuss the industry’s concerns about the growing problem of local and regional energy efficiency regulations for HVACR products differing from national or international standards.
According to the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), HRAI staff and member participants in the Refrigerant Management Canada (RMC) program met with representatives from Environment Canada on Sept. 8 to discuss the implementation of a Pollution Prevention (P2) plan for halocarbons.
Ron Robinson of AtlasCare was appointed chair of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) at the Association’s 43rd Annual Meeting held in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.
“Counter Sales Skills: Becoming an ‘A’ Player Counter Professional” is an in-class workshop that will teach participants how to create relationships with customers and set the stage for the development of “A” player habits. It will be held Dec. 6, 2011, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., at Stage West All Suites Hotel in Mississauga, Ontario.
September 16 was International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, something Refrigerant Management Canada (RMC) and the HVACR industry understand. The RMC program has been responsible for preventing over 2.5 million kilograms of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) from being released into the atmosphere.
The CIPHEX Roadshow, a plumbing, heating, hydronics (hot water) and water treatment expo taking place at the Delta Regina on Oct. 20, will feature a special informational session on the new and coming standards for lead in plumbing products.
Ron Robinson, chair of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) Contractors Division, presented the recognition awards for outstanding leadership within the division and the HVACR contractor community at the association’s Annual General Meeting.