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RefPlus opens manufacturing facility

RefPlus is celebrating the official opening of its new commercial and industrial refrigeration equipment manufacturing plant in St-Bruno-de-Montarville, QC.

Master Group expands Calgary team

Todd Wiggins has joined The Master Group in Calgary where he is responsible for hydronic design and sales.

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Eric Cameron: The puzzle master

Fitting a mechanical room together is a bit like putting together a puzzle, says Eric Cameron. “You get a blueprint…

Targeting actual energy use – Part 1

By Rick Ellul Thermal energy meters (TEMs) are becoming more and more important in buildings, particularly in…

Clearing the air

Perhaps it’s a symptom of the times, but I have been attending to a rash of comfort complaints that have come…

The carbon tax challenge

In the May/June 2021 issue of Mechanical Business I discussed why increases to the federal carbon tax should be…

The case for investing in the air we breathe

By Brian Fleck Here we are, 16 months after the world recognized that the SARS-CoV2 virus is a…

What to do with the business – Part II

Selling your company is one of the most important decisions you will make in your business life. In the May/June…

Digital marketing takes the wheel post COVID-19

By Doug MacMillan In the May/June 2021 marketing column five marketing and branding trends were identified that…

Add water treatment solutions to your offerings

By John Cardiff Municipalities treat water to meet government guidelines, which they should. Disinfection…

Subcooling low temperature refrigeration circuits

By Phil Boudreau Subcooling is simply the process of reducing the temperature of the refrigerant below its…

De-escalating frustrated customers

Have you ever purchased an item from a store and discovered it was broken when you got it home? Or picked up your…

David Chilton: Sharing a wealth of knowledge

It’s been a decade since David Chilton was interviewed by Mechanical Business and since then the television…

Getting a grip on pipe joining

After years of soldering pipe with varying degrees of finesse and success, I wondered when a better pipe joining…

Gord Cooke: Fostering relationships and respect

As a young man with a degree in industrial engineering Gord Cooke landed at the Saskatchewan Research Council where…

Payback becomes more palatable

Electric heat pumps become a more viable option for commercial sites Identifying alternative energy sources has…

Don’t be shocked by electrification: consider the options

There is a movement afoot to wean off of fossil fuels. We see more and more cities, even entire countries, heading…

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