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The benefits of recovering water

By Chris Thomson Reusing water is good for the environment and reduces the burden on municipal infrastructure. Reduction in fresh water demand and the load on municipal treatment systems are important benefits. For the property owner, benefits may include a financial payback achieved through the…

New boiler legislation now in effect

By Carol Fey As of September 1, national legislation went into effect requiring that all new boilers have energy saving controls. The purpose, of course, is to reduce energy usage. Fortunately, with these controls a boiler can indeed use less energy and still deliver the same amount of comfort to…

Geothermal: Exploring renewed frontiers

By Denise Deveau Most contractors will tell you that taking on a job midstream isn’t an ideal way to make a living. But the fact that a building was halfway through construction didn’t faze Walter Lehmann and his team at Frontier Refrigeration and Mechanical Services in Winnipeg. Lehmann was…

Catching up with the fastest woman on ice: Catriona Le May Doan

By Adam Freill Catriona Le May Doan is known for setting Canadian and Olympic records over a speed skating career that spanned four Olympic Games, but just because she has retired does not mean that her Olympic career is over yet, she’s just moved her playing field to the broadcast booth. Recently…
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