CIPH Co-op Initiative Is Under Way

January 21, 2005
The Creating our Future co-op initiative of the Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH) has lined up some CIPH co-op liaisons and pilot post-secondary schools.
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SkillTech Academy's Radiant Training A Success

December 8, 2004
The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) SkillTech Academy's Residential Radiant Hydronics Design training program was introduced this autumn. The program will be offered again in winter and spring 2005.
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Albertan Breaks Pump Challenge Record

December 1, 2004
Last month Martin Waldner of Turin, Alberta, won the Pump Challenge at the CIPHEX West trade show.
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RSES Members Earn CMS Designation

November 23, 2004
Three members of the Winnipeg Chapter of the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) have earned the Certificate Member Specialist (CMS) designation.
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HVAC Lab Opens At Ontario Secondary School

November 19, 2004
The Waterloo Region District School Board, in association with the Waterloo-Wellington Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors (HRAC), officially opened Ontario's first HVAC lab at Elmira District Secondary School.
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Direct Energy Acquires BASE Controls

November 12, 2004
Direct Energy Business Services is acquiring BASE Controls Ltd. for $14.2 million in cash.
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HRAI Urges Tax Exemption For Energy Star Equipment

November 4, 2004
Warren Heeley, president of the Heating, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), sent a letter to British Columbia's minister of finance to urge the implementation of a provincial tax exemption for Energy Star®-rated residential heating and air conditioning equipment.
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Canadian Commercial A/C To Increase In 2005

October 29, 2004
The Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) annual statistics forecast for 2005 projects that Canadian commercial A/C shipments will increase by 1 percent, while residential A/C will decrease by 3 percent and residential furnace shipments will decrease by 4 percent.
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HRAI And CIPH To Produce Joint CMX/CIPHEX Show

October 22, 2004
The Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) and the Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH) have agreed to produce a joint CMX/CIPHEX trade show in spring 2006.
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Insulation Manufacturers Set Up Canadian Association

October 14, 2004
NAIMA Canada, a trade association for manufacturers of fiberglass, rock wool, and slag wool insulation, is now operating. NAIMA Canada will deal with the localized issues and market drivers unique to Canada.
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