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Fujitsu, Ventacity to combine cloud technology and HVAC

Fujitsu General America has once again partnered with Portland, OR-based Ventacity Systems to offer a joint product.

ASHRAE releases energy design guide for school buildings

The new publication aims to improve energy savings at K-12 school buildings, titled Advanced Energy Design Guide for K-12 School Buildings – Achieving Zero Energy.

Riello introduces boilers to North American market

Italy-based manufacturer Riello will offer its high-efficiency wall-hung boilers in North America, including Family Pro, Residence Pro and Condexa Pro brands.

Sponsored Spotlight 
General Pipe

Power-Vee™ works great in tight spaces!

When working under sinks or in other awkward places, General’s Power-Vee is like having an extra hand.  Just squeeze the feed lever and the automatic feed grips the cable and drives it into the line.
The Power-Vee feeds and retrieves cables at up to 16 feet per minute and can handle 1/4" through 3/8" cables without any need for adjustment. Quick-change cable cartridges make cable changing clean and easy. All cables are Flexicore® which have a wire rope centre giving the cable unequalled strength and the right amount of flexibility. >> Learn more
Alberta policy

Alberta policy supports apprenticeship training on public projects

Alberta has introduced a new bidding policy for contractors to utilize apprentices in construction-related trades on large-scale, public infrastructure projects. » Read More
BuildForce Canada

Retirements drive nation-wide demand for skilled trades workers

Over 250,000 construction workers are expected to retire this decade, according to the latest labour market forecast from BuildForce Canada. » Read More
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John Guest

Fitting the Future

Welcome to the new era of engineering innovation. Introducing JG ProLock®: the unprecedented Twist-to-Lock technology provides an audible click and visible alignment arrows to assure technicians that the fitting is secure.
Our Fittings can be used with Copper, PEX and CPVC Pipes, are approved for behind-the wall use, are code approved and carry a 25-year warranty. For more information please visit our website at

Gaz Metro becomes Energir, invests in renewable energy

Gaz Metro has rebranded as Energir to align with its investment in new and renewable energy. » Read More

International Code Council celebrates 15-year anniversary

The International Code Council (ICC), formed in 1994, is looking ahead to its next 15 years with a focus on building safety. » Read More
Sponsored Spotlight 

How to provide long-lasting protection for your HVAC intake and exhaust

The Primex Surface Mount Wall Vent (SM Series) is the perfect replacement for existing bathroom or range hood exhaust terminations and won’t leak, crack or rust over time like metal vents do.
Its spring loaded damper offers quiet operation while the seamless, low-profile, one-piece design fits 4, 5, or 6-inch ducting. The SM Series is easy to install and easy to clean with its removable screen which also allows it to be used for dryer venting. The UV-stabilized engineered plastic offers long-lasting protection in four different colours.
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HRAI Symposium

Date: February 27, 2018
Location: Westin Toronto Airport, 950 Dixon Road, Toronto
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AHR World Plumbing Day

Date: March 11, 2018
Location: Worldwide
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Date: March 21-23, 2018
Location: The Metro Toronto Convention Centre
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