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    Webster receives CIPH Award of Merit

    February 14, 2018

    Congratulations to Ken Webster, of Viessmann Manufacturing, on receiving the Award of Merit from the Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating.

    Webster, who sits on the Award of Merit selection committee, was unaware… Continue Reading

    Uponor boosts investment in Phyn by US $10 million

    February 14, 2018

    Uponor Corporation has announced it will invest an additional US $10 million in Phyn as part of a joint venture between Uponor and Belkin International, bringing its total investment in the company to US $25 million.

    ”Our… Continue Reading

    Thermal energy network expanding in Toronto

    February 14, 2018

    Allied Properties REIT, Enwave Energy Corporation and RioCan REIT are joining forces to extend Enwave’s existing Deep Lake Water Cooling and hot water distribution network. The trio plan to build a new energy storage… Continue Reading

    Oatey acquires G.F. Thompson

    February 12, 2018

    Cleveland, Ohio-based Oatey Co. has acquired Newmarket, Ontario-based G.F. Thompson Company Limited. Oatey has operated in the plumbing industry since 1916. G.F. Thompson, founded in 1947, is a manufacturer and distributor… Continue Reading

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    Bonus: Trethewey, Then and Now

    December 8, 2017

    In 2007, Mechanical Business kicked off its inaugural edition with one of the most famous plumbers in the world, Richard Trethewey, the resident plumbing and heating expert on This Old House. For our 10th anniversary edition,… Continue Reading

    Checking in with Richard Trethewey – 10 Years Later

    By Adam Freill

    Ten years ago, as we started on the journey that became Mechanical Business, we reached out to the most famous plumber in North America, Richard Trethewey, to be Cover Person Number 1. We asked him to help us examine some of the topics… Continue Reading

    Vancity Goes Green With HVAC

    By Ted Barker

    When Vancouver City Savings Credit Union (Vancity) was looking to replace the aging 70 per cent efficient HVAC system at its head office, it brought in SES Consulting and a team of industry suppliers to find a way update and optimize… Continue Reading

    Upsell Ideas for Kitchens and Bathrooms

    By Denise Deveau

    When quoting a kitchen or bathroom job, more often than not you will put together a quote based on a list of specifications and leave it at that, but a renovation or new build project can be a perfect time to think about pointing… Continue Reading

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