News in Brief: February

Former Mayor of Toronto David Miller, now North American director of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, will be the keynote speaker at the HRAI Spring Symposium on April 23.

Bradford White mourns loss of ”visionary leader” Carnevale

Bradford White Corporation has announced the death of its chairman, A. Robert ”Bob” Carnevale. A statement released by the company said, ”Bob was the visionary leader who saw the opportunity to create a water heater manufacturer that would stay true to industry professionals and remain steadfast in its commitment to U.S.…

New Alberta codes to come into effect

The new Alberta building, energy efficiency and fire codes will come into effect on April 1. The Building Code Regulation adopts the National Building Code 2019 Alberta Edition and the National Energy Code for Buildings 2017 Edition, while the Fire Code Regulation adopts the National Fire Code 2019 Alberta Edition.

Aquatherm shakes up Canadian sales team

Piping systems manufacturer Aquatherm has restructured its Canadian sales organization. Effective immediately, Matt Denny will serve as regional sales manager for the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.

Kontrol Energy partners with Toyota Tsusho

March 27, 2019 Ontario-based Kontrol Energy has signed an agreement with Toyota Tsusho Canada (TTCI) to implement Smart Factory technology solutions which combine Kontrol’s Internet of Things (IoT) hardware and software solutions with TTCI’s existing production and power generation capabilities in the North American automobile and…

MCEE new product finalists named

March 26, 2019 The finalists in the MCEE 2019 New Product Competition have been announced by show organizers. With more than 100 products being entered across 13 categories at the Montreal expo, judges this year will have a particular focus on the energy efficiency and innovation of products submitted by manufacturers from the…

Ontario scraps Heating and Cooling Incentive

March 25, 2019 The government of Ontario has axed the Conservation First Framework, including the popular Heating and Cooling Incentive (HCI) program. The program, which has been running since 2006, is currently managed by Summerhill Impact in partnership with HRAI. Since its inception, more than a million rebate cheques have been…

Territory Sales Manager – Calgary, AB

March 22, 2019 Territory Sales Manager – Calgary, AB The Opportunity Goodman is seeking a professional skilled individual for our Territory Sales Manager position. This position will plan, organize, maintain, develop and grow a volume driven and profitable base of up to approximately 50 target and core dealers. Insure that…

Videos part of effort to attract young to trades

March 22, 2019 Ontario's construction industry is facing labour supply issues despite the tremendous opportunities that await young people across a wide spectrum of trades. The need for more tradespeople is expected to increase across the province over the near term for two major reasons - the wave of retirements that is anticipated…

Foreign visitors flock to Frankfurt’s ISH

March 21, 2019 ISH, the world’s largest HVAC/R and water services event, attracted a record number of international visitors during its recent week-long run in Frankfurt, Germany. Visitors from 161 countries were among the 190,000 attendees who checked out the latest industry innovations and trends across 275,000 sq. m of floor space…
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