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In a Tight Spot

By Greg Dalgetty

When the Edmonton Excel Society decided to build an addition to its 56-suite Grand Manor facility, Forbes Mechanical was brought on board to build an extensive hydronic heating network, in addition to installing the plumbing and ventilation systems.

The task at hand was a large one.… Continue Reading


Beyond Baseball with Roberto Alomar

By Greg Dalgetty

When it comes to Toronto Blue Jays alumni, few are remembered as fondly as Roberto Alomar.

The 12-time All-Star second baseman helped lead the Jays to back-to-back World Series victories in the early ’90s, and was a Gold Glove winner in each of his five seasons in Toronto. He was the… Continue Reading


Too Cool for School

By Greg Dalgetty

In the ever-evolving pursuit of maximizing energy efficiency, few are as dogged as Nicolas Lemire.

"Energy efficiency isn’t only a matter of turning off lights when you don’t need them," says the president of Montreal-based consulting engineering firm Pageau Morel.… Continue Reading


What’s Fuelling Cooling?

By Greg Dalgetty

There’s never a dull moment when it comes to the cooling market. Rising energy prices and new government regulations leave the industry in a constant state of change. Homeowners and business owners want lower utility bills, and governments have made energy efficiency a priority.… Continue Reading


Peter Mansbridge: Catching More than Flights at the Airport

By Adam Freill

Ask Peter Mansbridge where some of his best work starts and he might chuckle and say, "At an airport." The chief correspondent for CBC News and anchor of The National was discovered by a CBC radio station manager while making an announcement over the public address system in the… Continue Reading