January 8, 2019
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Learning about cool water in T.O.

Around 50 members of CIPH’s Industrial PVF Council and Canadian Water Systems Council took in a tour of the Enwave Deep Lake Cooling Pump Station and Toronto Water during the most recent council networking luncheon.

“We are just using physics,” explained Alex Sotirov (pictured right), Enwave’s vice-president of engineering. “We’re just moving energy.”

The Deep Lake Cooling system takes water from Toronto’s water supply at 4°C, passes it through a set of heat exchangers, and returns it to the municipal supply at 12°C, using that energy to heat and cool buildings in the city’s downtown...

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Canadian Hydronics Conference announces date change
The Canadian Hydronics Council has announced a date change for its 2019 Canadian Hydronics Conference, slated to take place in Ottawa in the latter half of next year. The event will now take place at...
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Pair scoop Big & Ugly Cross Connection prizes
The Western Canada Section of the American Watter Works Association (WCSAWWA) again came up with some ugly winners of its National 2018 Bad and Ugly Cross Connection Control contest...
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Wastewater examined as way to track cannabis use
Statistics Canada is experimenting with an innovative technique in an effort to more accurately measure cannabis use in Canada. The government agency is exploring the use of...
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Women Red Seal apprentices eligible for $6,000 grant
Registered female apprentices who have successfully completed their first or second year/level of an apprenticeship program in Red Seal trades are now eligible for a grant of up to $6,000...
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Taco names Cheryl Merchant as new president
Taco CEO and owner, John Hazen White, Jr., has announced that Cheryl Merchant joined the company on January 1, 2019 as president of Taco Family of Companies, North America...
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National Energy Code for Buildings available for free
The National Research Council of Canada and Natural Resources Canada are now providing free online access to the 2017 edition of the National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings....
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Future of trades in Ontario sparks lively debate
Judging by the packed HRAI GTA Chapter forum in Woodbridge, Ont., on Tuesday evening, there is real concern within the industry about what is going to take the place....
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Empire Communities taps Enercare Tech
Enercare has announced a partnership with one of North America’s largest homebuilders, Empire Communities, to become their official smart home provider and installer....
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Parting Shot: Sports fans get pumped up

With the Super Bowl just around the corner, what better way to make sure your man cave is game ready than plumbing in a machine that will not only keep your thirsty guests’ glasses full but also blow their minds? While you may not need to serve 10,000 pints a minute like they do at Tottenham Hotspur’s new soccer stadium in London, can you live without the beer wow factor of cups that seem to magically fill themselves?



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