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Health Canada to regulate certain consumer UV-emitting devices

Health Minister Patty Hajdu has introduced an interim order (IO) to regulate certain ultraviolet radiation-emitting devices and ozone-generating devices under the Pest Control Products Act (PCPA).

Companies, industry professionals invited to participate in Skills Ontario summer workshops

Registration is now open for Skills Ontario’s free summer tech workshops for kids. The virtual sessions are aimed at children in grades seven, eight and nine, but are open to all ages.

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Family Holmes: Sherry, Mike and Michael

For fans of home renovation shows the Holmes brand is one of, if not the most well-known in Canada. To achieve that…

Is hydrogen entering the NG mix?

Scientists worldwide have looked at hydrogen as an energy source for the more than a century and focused on…

Someone’s watching: Navigating surveillance technology and employee rights

Installing cameras in your work vehicles might be done for a myriad good reasons. You may want to...

A mountain view of BC winery’s hydronic system

A multi-phase construction project at O’Rourke Family Winery in Lake Country, BC is a living testament...

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…

Ask Roger – Addressing and monitoring safety practice during a pandemic

How we interact as a business with our customers has changed a great deal in the past year. Globally, we have all…

Blueprint reading in modern times

Forty years ago, Duane Paulson (a blueprint instructor legend) was teaching not-so-talented first-year SAIT…

Smart products, smart choice

Now more than ever, homeowners are turning to smart home products to make their spaces more enjoyable and their…

Mike Durbin: The bigger the job the better

There was a time in Mike Durbin’s life that hockey was the only thing on his mind. But a summer job working with a…

So, you want to be in the IEQ business?

There is so much going on to raise the public’s awareness of the challenges and opportunities in providing safer,…

Someone’s Watching: Navigating surveillance technology and employee rights

Installing cameras in your work vehicles might be done for a myriad good reasons. You may want to encourage safe...

A strategic approach to mitigating noise issues in HVAC systems

When noise from mechanical equipment becomes a problem for facility owners or managers...

Combustible pipes in noncombustible buildings

It’s that time again. I am back at it with another informative Quattro’s Corner. Combustible pipes in…

Key points to selecting a PEX piping system design

Selecting the most appropriate plumbing system design for a home can be a challenge for the plumbing designer and…

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