Associations Sign Memorandum of Understanding
July 1, 2013
The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) and the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) announced that the two associations have agreed to a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish a framework for cooperation in the continued development of the plumbing and heating industries.
Contractors Should Discuss the Disposal Fee with Their Customers
June 17, 2013
Refrigerant Management Canada (RMC) announced that the disposal fee for accepting CFC‐11 refrigerant into the program has changed. Effective July 1, 2013, the disposal fee will be $12/kilogram for CFC‐11 refrigerant entering the program for destruction.
May 13, 2013
Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) President Warren Heeley and Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA) President John Bosman have signed an affiliation agreement that will make OGA a part of the HRAI organization.
April 22, 2013
Warren Heeley, president of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), applauded the Ontario government for taking action against unscrupulous door-to-door sales tactics that have been occurring within Ontario for a number of years.Read More
April 8, 2013
The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) has declared its support for the Canada Jobs Grant Program announced in the recent federal budget.
March 11, 2013
The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) Contractors Division is seeking nominations for two awards: the Craig McCarty Memorial Award and the Gearld Inch Award for Chapter Leadership.
February 11, 2013
According to the Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), during the fourth quarter 2012 versus fourth quarter 2011, commercial air conditioning shipments showed the highest product sector gain, increasing by 26 percent.
January 28, 2013
Wolseley Canada has announced the following two appointments: Keith VanderVennet, currently the senior vice president of Wolseley Canada, is returning to Ferguson, Wolseley’s U.S. operations, in the role of senior vice president of sales. Darcy Curran will succeed VanderVennet as senior vice president of Wolseley Canada. Read More
January 14, 2013
The Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) announced its third quarter 2012 shipment numbers with residential air conditioning shipments showing the highest product sector gain with a 19 percent increase compared to the third quarter 2011.
December 24, 2012
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) announced it will pay $1.1 billion for the heating and air conditioning business of Tomkins Ltd. Canadian private equity firm Onex and CPPIB acquired Tomkins in 2010. The company has since reduced its debt by selling five non-core businesses.