HRAI Responds To Toronto's Proposed A/C Setback Bylaw

May 28, 2004
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

May 22, 2004
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

May 13, 2004
"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

May 7, 2004
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

May 1, 2004
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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Hydronics Council Presents Its Case In Code Decision

April 23, 2004
The Canadian Hydronics Council (CHC) successfully secured a spot on the agenda of the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) at its recent annual meeting in Victoria, British Columbia.
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Efficiency Ratings Established For Gas Fireplaces

April 16, 2004
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), and the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association of Canada (HPBAC) have announced a new rating program for gas fireplaces based on the EnerGuide program.
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Unit Heater Shipments Show the Highest Increase

April 8, 2004
For the fourth quarter of 2003, unit heater shipments in Canada continued to increase, going up 32 percent over the fourth quarter of 2002. For the year, unit heater shipments led by 30 percent.
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HRAI Meets With Nova Scotia Regulators On CFC Disposal

March 30, 2004
Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) member Jim Thomas of Refrigerant Services and HRAI president Warren Heeley met with Craig Morrison and Melanie Haggert of the Nova Scotia Ministry of Environment and Labour to discuss the province's progress on adopting regulations to accelerate the elimination of CFC refrigerants.
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Interest Builds In RASDT Designation

March 25, 2004
John Murphy, chair of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), announced that 28 individuals now hold the Residential Air System Design Technician (RASDT) designation from HRAI's SkillTech Academy.
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