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Stylishly Serving the Building Trade

By Adam Freill

The average home under construction right now in Canada will receive two to three bathrooms, plus a kitchen that will serve as the hub for its residents. This presents plenty of opportunities for plumbers working with custom builders to suggest upgrades and enhancements – if they know… Continue Reading


Hittin’ the Sky with Tye

By Greg Dalgetty

Some people resign themselves to a long, boring commute to the cottage. Others learn how to fly a plane.

Tye Leishman falls into the latter category. The native of Powell River, B.C., got his pilot licence 14 years ago, back when he was working for an HVAC contractor in Victoria. He and… Continue Reading


There’s No Beating High-Tech Heating

By Greg Dalgetty

With summer behind us, it’s time to turn our attention once again to heating season. And, just like the changing of the seasons, you can always count on new technology and trends in the heating market.

Evolving government regulations and a growing demand for heating equipment to integrate… Continue Reading


At the Olympics, with Scott Russell

By Adam Freill

Scott Russell is an unabashed Olympic booster, and he’s looking forward to adding Rio to his long run of moments and memories.

"It is the greatest spectacle," stated the Gemini Award-winning broadcaster during an exclusive interview with Mechanical Business prior to his… Continue Reading


Plenty of Movement in Trucks

By Howard J. Elmer

The re-launch of the Nissan Titan is the big news this year. I say re-launch because the new truck bears almost no resemblance to the current Titan; it’s all new and features a 5L Cummins diesel engine.

Transmissions continue to gain gears with the last of the five-speeds being retired… Continue Reading