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Hydronics – Sun, storage and ice

Hydronics - I think we all agree that a solar thermal system offers some great benefits. On a residential level, we all need and use hot water, and for the hydronically inclined, solar thermal can help reduce our reliance on fossil-fuelled…

HVAC – Zoning and zone control

HVAC - The key to a good zoning system is to deliver the conditioned air to the calling zone as fast and quietly as possible in order to satisfy the demand.A professionally installed zone control system consists of a damper and with the…

Hydronics – Pick a PEX, but not just any PEX

Hydronics - All PEX pipe is made from high-density polyethylene. In the manufacturing process, the molecules are cross-linked, which is what gave rise to the PEX name – polyethylene, cross(X)-linked.PEX-AThe most useful feature of this type…

Hydronics – Warming up wide open closed spaces

Hydronics - Once again we are well into our Canadian heating season and faced with the challenge of keeping our work spaces warm and comfortable for the people and equipment in those areas.For homes and offices, the doors leading into these…

Drain cleaning – A tool for every clog

Drain cleaning - How convenient would it be if every clogged line could be addressed in the same way? Just show up, grab the drain cleaning machine from the truck, drop the end down the line, fire it up, hand over your invoice, and you’re…

Brett Wilson: Finding Balance

One of Canada’s top investment bankers, a co-founder of FirstEnergy Capital Corp., and currently chairman of Canoe Financial and Prairie Merchant Corporation, Brett Wilson wears many titles and hats: philanthropist, television star and,…

Legionnaires’ disease: Controlling the hazard

Legionnaires’ disease - Not everyone who is exposed to the legionella bacteria will develop legionnaires’ disease, but every case of legionnaires’ disease is the result of exposure to the bacteria, and in almost every recorded case of…
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