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.
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.
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 StarÂ®-rated residential heating and air conditioning equipment.
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.
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.