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Keeping cool in a pandemic

With healthcare infrastructure being pushed to its limits to manage the pressure created by the COVID-19 pandemic, will there be changes to demand for cooling-related products and maintenance of HVAC systems in institutions such as…

Getting energized about service vans

Electrification, particularly in the truck market, has been in the headlines this past year. And, while you still can’t buy a Tesla or Rivian electric pickup truck just yet, they are getting closer; but electricity isn’t just for pickups,…

Commercial faucets 

Riobel Pro’s Quadrik single hole lavatory faucet has available flow rates from 1.9L/min (0.5 gpm) to 4.5L/ min (1.2 gpm) at 60 psi. They feature a ceramic cartridge and thermostatic/ pressure balance valves. The faucets are ADA certified.…

Drain cleaner 

General Pipe Cleaners’ portable JM-1000 Mini- Jet is available with stainless steel braid/Teflon core hoses in a variety of lengths. Designed to clear grease, sand and ice from 1-1/2” to 3” drain lines with high-pressure, wall-to-wall water…

Mike Rowe: Still dishing the dirt

Almost a decade ago, television host-turned-guest Mike Rowe shared insights into the importance of the trades in these very pages. Now that we’ve turned the calendar to the 2020s, we thought we’d ring him up again...

Heat pumps for all seasons

Interest in heat pump technology has made this a growing segment of the Canadian HVAC marketplace. Part of the growth can be attributed to the push to  electrify heating and cooling systems in many parts of the country and, with the…

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