The Climate Action Network is beginning its tour to find out what Canadians want in a Kyoto plan to address climate change. The BC Sustainable Energy Association (BCSEA) is committed to promoting the understanding, development, and adoption of sustainable energy and energy conservation and efficiency in British Columbia.
The Canadian GeoExchangeâ„¢ Coalition, a not-for-profit organization focused on geothermal heating and cooling technology, will host the 1st National GeoExchange Business and Policy Forum on Nov. 27-28, 2006.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a draft 1 Energy StarÂ® Version 2.0 furnace specification for general review and comment. Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) submitted comments to EPA on the draft.
Mark Boncardo, HRAI Manufacturers Division chair, and Caroline Czajko, Manufacturers Division manager, represented HRAI at the International Council of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Manufacturers' Associations (ICARMA) meeting.
Nancy McKeraghan, principal of Canco Climatecare Heating and Air Conditioning, was appointed chair of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) at the association's 38th annual meeting.
Pierre Martin, president of Pro Kontrol, Laval, Quebec, was appointed chair of the Canadian Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Wholesalers (CHRAW) at the association's annual general meeting in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
The Ontario Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities (MTCU) recently announced that the list of trades eligible for the apprenticeship training tax credit has been expanded to include five new trades, including the 313d Residential Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic.
The government of Manitoba has released a brief report entitled "Energy in Manitoba," which provides a snapshot of how energy is produced and used in the province. The report illustrates the province's gains in energy efficiency, its decreased reliance on non-renewable fossil fuels, and the rise in use of geothermal heat pumps.