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Wolseley Canada teams up with TOTO

Wolseley Canada has partnered with Toto and is the plumbing products manufacturer’s first national distributor in Canada. Wolseley has been offering Toto products in Western Canada for more than 10 years.

New program manager for CHC

CIPH has hired Matt Wiesenfeld as program manager for the Canadian Hydronics Council (CHC) and the Plumbing Industry Advisory Council (PIAC). In addition to his duties with the CHC, Matt will be working with CIPH’s charity committee, which coordinates the institute’s support of Habitat for Humanity Canada.“Matt has a wealth of experience…

New website for NSF

NSF International recently launched a new website, located at the same address ( The site offers the ability to find services, programs, NSF contact information, industry-specific training courses, webinars and other industry

Flushometer specs in the works through Watersense program

The EPA recently announced its intention to develop a draft specification for flushometer-valve toilets under its Watersense program, the voluntary water conservation program which is often cited on plumbing products sold here in Canada. Comments on the NOI can be sent to

Ontario College of Trades appoints new CEO

David Tsubouchi has been appointed to the position of registrar and CEO of the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT).Tsubouchi served as the Progressive Conservative MPP for Markham for two terms and held various provincial cabinet posts in the governments of Mike Harris and Ernie Eves from 1995 to 2003, including Minister of Community and…

IAQ conference coming to B.C.

Registration is open for ASHRAE IAQ2013, Environmental Health in Low-Energy Buildings, taking place at the Renaissance Vancouver Hotel Harbourside from Oct. 15 to 18.The event will feature 80 conference papers and extended abstracts covering nine tracks of discussion.Among the presentation topics addressed during the event will…

Union Gas installation dates established

Union Gas has announced that the last committed installation dates (LCID) for new services have been established for 2013, for anyone conducting business in the company’s South area.Gas service applications, on main, must be received by Union Gas no later than Nov. 1, 2013, in order to facilitate gas service installation prior to Dec. 21,…

The Wealthy Barber coming to Winnipeg

Dragon’s Den’s David Chilton will be the keynote speaker for MCAC’s 72nd annual conference, taking place Sept. 25 to 28 in Winnipeg at the Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel.In addition to appearing on the cover of Mechanical Business, Chilton is the bestselling author of The Wealthy Barber and The Wealthy Barber Returns, as well as the publisher of…

Novo looking to make wishes come true

Novo Water Conditioning will be donating $5 for every water softener sold through its plumbing and heating wholesale partners to the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, and an additional $25 for every new plumbing customer that purchases a Novo water softener. The company’s goal is to raise $25,000 by Dec. 31, 2013.Established in 1984,…

ASHRAE recognizing young engineers

ASHRAE is looking to help young engineers gain recognition in their respective fields through the organization’s New Faces of Engineering program. Anyone interested in nominating an engineer of 30 years of age or younger can do so by clicking