A love and appreciation for the construction trades started early for former Canadian Football League defensive back Sebastian Clovis. Speaking to him in his hometown of Toronto, he fondly remembers building things with his dad’s tools, and wondering about the future buildings that were going up behind the construction hoarding around the…
It started with a hand-drawn design on paper. Within two weeks, the schematic came to life at Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington, Ont., with the opening of Canada’s ﬁrst modular Pandemic Response Unit to help manage the surge of COVID-19 patients.
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 hospitals? Well, it depends who you ask.
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, it’s coming to the van market as well.
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 price differential between a traditional air conditioner and a heat pump being relatively modest, many…