A number of years ago, a colleague of mine and I were teaching building science in Russia to a number of contractors. The indoor air quality (IAQ) section of the training was provided by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s (CMHC) research division. The division
There is an old trades’ saying that you became a plumber and not an electrician because there was too much math in electrical. Little did some of us realize that in order to become a plumber/gasfitter there would still be some electrical involved with the gas part of the trade. It is funny though,…
To state the obvious, a heating and cooling system was not designed to operate in or under water. If a property was flooded, it is highly recommended that an HVAC technician inspect the home’s heating and cooling system.
Buildings constructed of mass timber are becoming the “new kids on the block” for the residential and commercial sector. Mass timber architecture appeals to both builders and owners alike because of the ease of construction, large open spaces and high ceilings containing attractive wooden beams.…
Sikorski Sausages Co. Ltd. is a second generation family-run business in Southwestern Ontario, which produces and packages over 100 specialty European meat products. The company relies heavily on large refrigeration systems to maintain product safety and
With all of the draws on your attention these days, it can be impossible to find time to follow the ups and downs of labour disputes. But you should know that your employees are paying attention, and if you don’t want to land yourself in hot water, you need to stay one step ahead.