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Plumbing for Suds Pressure Zones

By Fred Bretzke

I remember when I was a young newlywed. We were renting a 60-year-old bungalow in southwest Calgary shortly after I had received my journeyman ticket and Red Seal. It was in February, just around Valentine’s Day, and I knew I had to remember two things: make sure all the mechanicals in… Continue Reading


Oilers Rink Turning Heads in Edmonton

By Adam Freill

Young NHL phenom Connor McDavid is lighting things up in his first year as the captain of the Edmonton Oilers, but even he might understand if a visitor to Rogers Place pays more attention to the building than the team.

The new home of the hockey club is an impressive 819,200 sq. ft. structure… Continue Reading


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