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    Williamson joins Bradford White

    October 16, 2017

    Mark Williamson has joined Bradford White Canada, to serve as the national sales manager for the company’s boiler products division. A seasoned hydronic industry veteran, he has been active in the mechanical sector for… Continue Reading

    AHR innovation winners announced

    October 12, 2017

    Although the AHR Expo is still a few months away, show management have unveiled the list of its 2018 AHR Expo Innovation Awards winners, the annual competition recognizing some of the most inventive HVACR products, systems… Continue Reading

    Premier Performers recognized by Rheem

    October 11, 2017

    In October, Rheem Canada announced the winners of its 2016 Premier Performers awards, presented to distributors who are setting a standard of excellence in their markets.

    Winners are judged on a variety of performance criteria,… Continue Reading

    Permits take a hit, still up on the year

    October 10, 2017

    According to the latest figures from Statistics Canada, $7.5 billion worth of building permits were issued by municipalities in August. This was down 5.5 per cent from July, and a second consecutive monthly decrease,… Continue Reading

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    Mike Holmes, Jr. on the Future of the Trades

    By Greg Dalgetty

    He may be the son of the most famous tradesperson in Canada, but Mike Holmes, Jr. hadn’t planned on following in his father’s footsteps.

    "It’s funny—I never intended to get into the trades," he says. "I… Continue Reading

    A Tiny Home That’s Simply Radiant

    By Bob "Hot Rod" Rohr

    I have a hard time sitting still for more than 60 minutes. I’m in my sweet spot when I am building or fixing things, or just generally tinkering.

    Certainly, my day job as a trainer for a hydronics and plumbing product… Continue Reading

    IAQ and Pets

    By Gord Cooke

    I have often written about the importance of proper ventilation for the health and safety of occupants – namely, people. But what about our other loved ones – our pets?

    When I was a kid, our beloved black Lab, Rocky, lived in a… Continue Reading

    On the Fly, with Henry Burris

    By Greg Dalgetty

    Henry Burris is no stranger to performing under pressure. In fact, he excels at it.

    The decorated quarterback enjoyed a CFL career that spanned 17 seasons, winning three Grey Cups, two Grey Cup MVPs and two Most Outstanding… Continue Reading

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