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    Taco’s SmartPlug among award finalists

    December 14, 2017

    Taco Comfort Solutions’ SmartPlug Instant Hot Water Control has been selected as a finalist in the Best Home Technology Product category for the 2018 International Builders’ Show (IBS) Best of IBS awards. There are… Continue Reading

    Ontario Geothermal Association welcomes GreenON low carbon initiative

    December 13, 2017

    It’s official, the Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA) is applauding the announcement today by Ontario’s minister of environment and climate change, Chris Ballard, about a new program offering financial support… Continue Reading

    DeWalt pays it forward

    December 13, 2017

    In recognition of the holidays, DeWalt employees visited two Greater Toronto Area (GTA) No Frills locations on December 12, where each of them randomly chose a customer in the checkout line and paid for their groceries.

    The… Continue Reading

    HARDI presents awards at annual conference

    December 13, 2017

    Heating, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) presented its Key Member and Pillar awards earlier this month at its most recent annual conference, NOVA 2017, held in early December at… 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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