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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 Player awards along the way. He ranks third all-time in the CFL… Continue Reading


The School of Cool

By Greg Dalgetty

In Canada, there’s only one guarantee in life outside of death and taxes: the changing of the seasons. And yes, despite an almost balmy winter in some parts of the country, the seasons have changed again. With the dog days of summer fast approaching, we now find ourselves entering cooling… Continue Reading


Condos: Expanding the VRF Universe

By J.S. Rancourt

Variable refrigerant flow (VRF) HVAC systems are no longer considered a new thing. It has been more than a decade since the first major global alliance was forged between a large Japanese VRF manufacturer and a North American HVAC manufacturer. Since then, numerous global alliances… Continue Reading


In the Broadcast Booth with Jerry Howarth

By Greg Dalgetty

Few broadcasters in Canada have had the longevity or been as widely embraced as Jerry Howarth, the voice of the Toronto Blue Jays.

The radio play-by-play announcer first started calling Jays games with his long-time partner, the late Tom Cheek, in the broadcast booth in 1981. Since… Continue Reading


Quebec City Hospital Network Targets Energy Reduction

By Denise Deveau

Not every mechanical engineer has the chance to work on a large-scale energy retrofit project, but when the chance does come around it’s a technically interesting – and complex – challenge.

"Deep energy retrofits demand much more involvement in terms of analysis and assessment… Continue Reading