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    ASHRAE offers HVAC designer certification

    March 15, 2019
    ASHRAE is now offering members the opportunity to become certified HVAC designers.
    The Certified HVAC Designer (CHD) certification validates competency of the HVAC designer, working under the responsible charge of an engineer,… Continue Reading

    Hunt begins for Canada’s best restroom

    March 14, 2019
    Cintas Canada is again inviting the public to help it find Canada’s Best Restroom.
    Entries will be judged based on five criteria: cleanliness, visual appeal, innovation, functionality and unique design elements. Whether… Continue Reading

    Value of building permits falls in January

    March 13, 2019
    Canadian municipalities issued $8.4 billion worth of building permits in January, down 5.5% from the record high in December. Lower construction intentions for non-residential buildings were responsible for the national… Continue Reading

    HRAI members focus on Net Zero challenge

    March 12, 2019
    HRAI GTA Chapter members were given a glimpse of the future at their latest get-together that saw guest speakers examine the topic of ”Getting to Net Zero and What it Means for Retrofit and Service Contractors.”
    Andy Oding… Continue Reading

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    Canada ranked second in LEED green building table

    March 5, 2019
    Canada has again been ranked second in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED green building rating system for 2018.
    The list recognizes markets outside the U.S., where the system originated, that are using LEED (Leadership… Continue Reading

    A family business, since 1786

    By Adam Freill

    One of the biggest challenges that faces a family business is the passing of ownership and
    management from one generation to the next. Some companies are able to navigate to a second generation, far fewer to a third, but Canada’s… Continue Reading

    Chic Alors! Warms up to Geothermal

    By Denise Deveau

    When Quebec City-based Chic Alors! owner Hugues Philippin had the chance to build a new restaurant, he decided a geothermal system would be the perfect choice. A mechanical engineer by education, the pizza restaurant owner… Continue Reading

    Mid-winter sales strategies

    By Mark Parliament and Alexandra Wennberg Parliament

    Around this time each year, with early season installs and retrofits pretty much wrapped up, it’s not unusual for sales to seem to flatline for contractors, so the focus goes to sales… Continue Reading

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