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Canada’s Green Building Product of the Year open for entries

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has announced the opening of the competition for the 2017 CaGBC Green Building Product of the Year Award.

Check out the latest What Am I? contest

To enter, identify the product and include what it is, where would you find it, how it works and who made it–bonus points to the entrant who has an interesting anecdote about the item.

Ontario’s Bill 70 Amends Powers of the Ontario College of Trades

HRAI E-news reports that: On November 16th the Government of Ontario introduced an omnibus bill aimed at implementing certain budget measures and clarifying a number of laws and regulations.
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Sponsor Spotlight 

ACO Hygienic Drainage – HygieneFirst

Drainage clearly has a huge role to play in the hygienic and safe operation of a commercial food processing environment. ACO is committed to raising standards across every part of the hygienic drainage process to help food and drink manufacturers put hygiene first. ACO has obtained certification to the NSF/ANSI 3A 14159-1-2014 standard that refers to the strict hygienic requirements in food processing environments.
ACO stands for professional drainage, efficient cleaning and the controlled discharge or reuse of water and is committed to raising industry standards with regard to hygienic drainage. >> Learn more

Hospitals get on board with the Green Hospital Scorecard

The Green Hospital Scorecard (GHS) is the only environmental and sustainability benchmarking tool of its kind in Canada, providing a snapshot of a hospital’s performance in energy and water conservation, waste management and recycling, corporate commitment, and pollution prevention. » Read More

Sinclair Supply owner and president retires

Owner and president of Sinclair Supply Ltd. Dan Sorochan retired recently after over 70 years with the company. During that time he grew the company to 17 branches across western Canada. » Read More
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Rough and concrete floor installation box for free standing faucets

The rough and concrete floor installation box offered by Riobel is a box and a rough that can be easily installed when building or renovating a bathroom. This unique concept allows you to install a free standing faucet in just two simple steps. The first step is installing the box and PVC piping so that they go through the division and pouring the concrete, making sure the top of the box is level and even with the concrete floor. In the second step, simply remove the adhesive tape from the box and insert the rough containing the preinstalled pipes. That’s easy and fast! >> Learn more

2017 ASHRAE Winter Conference

Date: January 28 - February 1, 2017
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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Buildex Vancouver

Date: February 15 - February 16, 2017
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West
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OGA Conference-Spotlighting Geothermal Energy

Date: February 21 – February 22. 2017
Location: Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale
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