The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) SkillTech Academy course schedule has officially been released. In an effort to make HRAI’s training available to a wider cross section of the industry, residential courses have been scheduled in a number of new locations.
In October 2011, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) published amendment 11 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations in the Canada Gazette part II. Affected products include residential gas, oil, and electric boilers with an input rate of less than 88 kW (300,000 Btuh).
The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) announced a major reorganization of the HRAI staff. The reorganization is another step in the implementation of the HRAI strategic plan that was adopted in 2011.
The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) recently launched its annual consumer awareness campaign on the hazards of mass marketers and retailers in Canada promoting hydrocarbon refrigerant do-it-yourself (DIY) kits.
The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada’s (HRAI’s) manufacturers division recently reported that residential air conditioner shipments increased 16 percent in the first quarter of 2012 as compared to the first quarter of 2011.
Refrigerant Management Canada (RMC) announced that it has successfully verified and registered 170,000 ozone depleting substances (ODS)-derived registered emission reductions on the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) reductions registry.
The Ontario government recently announced that it is strengthening the regulation of vertical closed loop drilling for geothermal energy systems with new rules that take effect immediately under Ontario Regulation 98/12.
The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) recently released the 2011 update on the Canadian CFC chiller stock study. This update estimates that approximately the same number of conversions/replacements were completed in 2011 as in 2010.
Wolf Steel Ltd. recently announced the appointment of Andrew Gabura as account manager for the GTA Southwestern Ontario region, representing both the Napoleon® and Continental® heating and cooling brands.