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New Ontario Science Centre facility coming to Ontario Place

The Ontario ministry of infrastructure has issued a request for qualifications for a new Ontario Science Centre facility on the mainland at Ontario Place in Toronto.

Andrew Harrop promoted at Armstrong

Armstrong Fluid Technology has promoted Andrew Harrop to global director, regional sales enablement centres.

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CO2 natural refrigerant trans-critical operation

R-744 has experienced a resurgence as industry strives to use environmentally friendly and non-toxic refrigerants.

Are electric systems in your future?

The move to electrification presents an opportunity for hydronic professionals to learn new methods and products.

Deconstruction of buildings

Deconstruction is an environmental alternative to simple demolition of buildings.

How to break your drain cleaning equipment

This “tongue in cheek” guide to breaking your equipment is for plumbers and drain cleaners who want to destroy as…

Retrofitting buildings for a sustainable future

As the effects of climate change continue to accelerate, so do efforts within the built environment to…

FYI, you need to work on your DEI

People managers and business owners know it is not enough to just schedule staff and invoice customers. You are…

System protection: Neutralizing condensate waste

The popularity of condensing technology in gas-fired water heaters and boilers has increased steadily, primarily…

A methodical approach to diagnosing pumping problems

Commercial pump issues are often system issues 80 to 90 per cent of the time in my experience. That’s not to say…

Harnessing the digital landscape: A must-read for mechanical industry mavericks

Your online footprint is more crucial than ever in today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape. Online business…

The case of the cold steam radiator

While talking with the maintenance director about purchasing boilers, he asked if I could meet one of his…

HPWH Installation Best Practices

Installing a heat pump water heater (HPWH) is essentially the same as installing an electric…

The power of digital integration

By Heather Wilkinson In response to the urgent global need to meet climate targets, there is a clear emphasis …

Why should technicians wear uniforms?

When technicians wear uniforms there are benefits for the company, customers, and the tech. A uniform instills…

Mitigating workplace hazards

As a result of a wide variety of job specifications, it is not always easy to narrow down the hazards faced by…

Refrigerants evolve with safety and environmental concerns

We are right in the thick of a changing world of refrigerant management. The constant change is creating new issues…

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