Tankless water heater

Bradford White’s Infiniti K Series tankless water heater is designed to deliver consistent water temperature without the use of an internal buffer tank. The unit vents with either 2” or 3” PVC or polypropylene, has a 22:1 turndown ratio, activates at a flow rate of 0.45gpm and delivers efficiency up to 96 UEF. The unit is equipped with…

Going carbon neutral in the Brickworks

By Denise Deveau Project: Evergreen Brickworks Kiln Building (Building 16) Location: Don Valley area, Toronto Project manager: Ellis Don Architects: LGA Architectural Partners Mechanical Engineer: BGIS Mechanical Contractor: Engie Mulitech Size of building: 55,000 sq. ft. Geofield: 40 bore holes, 600 feet deep Equipment:…

Sharing stories with Tom Cochrane

By Adam Freill The highway of Tom Cochrane’s life has taken him all over the world, including to the stretch of highway officially named in his honour, but his musical journey started with his first guitar at the age of 11. ”I think I was like a lot of kids at that time,” he said during a recent interview from his Toronto…

Hitting the heights of efficiency in London

By Adam Freill What do you do with an 850,000 square-foot decommissioned cereal plant? Well, if you’re in London, Ont., you turn it into an entertainment mecca, of course. The former Kellogg’s plant is now The Factory, Canada’s largest indoor family fun centre, sporting an indoor adventure park with a high-ropes course, a…

Fashionably yours – The future of sinks & faucets

By Simon Bowden Whether you view sinks and faucets as merely functional items that serve a purpose, or as ”jewelry for the kitchen and bathroom,” modern life would not be the same without these ubiquitous plumbing fixtures. The companies that design and manufacture these items must provide enough variety to cater to every taste…

AquaRise BIM files available for download

April 11, 2019 IPEX is making its complete line of Building Information Modelling (BIM) objects for the AquaRise Potable Water Piping System available online. Available in all relevant BIM file formats, these high quality, highly accurate and fully functional models allow for system testing and validation and can be downloaded to…

Lung Association-Ontario offers radon testing kits

April 10, 2019 The Lung Association – Ontario has joined forces with Radon Environmental to offer radon detectors to consumers for a fast, efficient and accurate way to find out if your home, school or workplace has potentially hazardous indoor radon gas levels. Radon is an invisible, odourless and tasteless gas that can accumulate…

Value of permits falls, housing starts hold firm

April 9, 2019 Canadian municipalities issued $7.8 billion worth of building permits in February, down 5.7 per cent from the previous month and 6.8 per cent lower than in February 2018. The decline was largely due to lower construction intentions for multi-family dwellings. The value of permits for residential buildings declined 8.5…

Tickets on sale for Wetstock 2019

April 8, 2019 HeatingHelp.com is hosting Wetstock 2019 in New York City in August, an event that brings together some of the sharpest people in the hydronic heating community for an afternoon of roundtable discussions, sharing and fun. Tickets, available here, cost US$100 each. This event is limited to 120 people and tickets are…
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