HRAI Requests Harmonization Of A/C SEER Rating

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The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) has written to the federal Office of Energy Efficiency (OEE) requesting that the federal energy efficiency regulation be revised to harmonize with the recent decision in the U.S. to move to a 13 SEER minimum for residential air conditioning and heat pump equipment by January 2006.
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Skill<I>Tech</I> Academy To Offer Troubleshooting Seminar

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In response to a need that was identified through the Education Survey that was conducted last year, the Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Institute's (HRAI's) SkillTech Academy will pilot a one-day seminar in June on Troubleshooting Residential Air Conditioning Equipment.
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HRAI Announces Recipient Of Orvil L. Davie Award

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The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) has announced the most recent recipient of a bursary from HRAI's Orvil L. Davie Memorial Fund: Peter Christensen, a student at British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).
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Langford Serves Second Term As ClimateCare President

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ClimateCare, a Canadian co-operative of independent HVAC contractors, has announced that Wayne Langford of Design Air ClimateCare, Thornhill, Ontario, continues as president of the co-op for 2004.
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Controlled Indoor Environment Key To Aircraft Preservation

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The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, located in Mount Hope, Ontario, is home to some of the most valuable vintage aircraft in the world. Heat, cold, and humidity not only make visitors uncomfortable, they are also enemies to the preservation of historic aircraft.
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HRAI Responds To Toronto's Proposed A/C Setback Bylaw

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Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) President Warren Heeley recently forwarded a letter to the Toronto Policy Planning department expressing the industry's concerns about a proposal to implement a citywide setback bylaw for residential air conditioning.
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Chat Program Aids Online Auctions, Business Web Sites

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Skybound Software's new communications program, MeetPoint, is designed to help prevent negative feedback at auction sites, and also to reduce or stop e-mail tag.
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'Expand Your Comfort Zone' At HRAI Annual Meeting

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"Expand Your Comfort Zone" is the theme for the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada's (HRAI's) 36th Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will be held August 19-21, 2004, at The Grand Okanagan in Kelowna, British Columbia.
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Developer Chooses Viscount's MESH Security System

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Viscount Systems Inc. (VSYS) announced that its MESH system has been selected by the Millennium Group to be installed at two exclusive condominium developments. The systems will include a full complement of MESH technology, including touch screens, card access, elevator control, and gate control.
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HRAC Hosts Successful Skills Competition At CMX 2004

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Visitors to this year's CMX show in Toronto experienced a new and interesting sight: a group of enthusiastic high school and college students testing their technical skills under the watchful eyes of industry veterans. The students were taking part in the third annual Skills Canada-Ontario Heating Systems Technician Competition.
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