Smart vacuum pump

The NRC62i Smart Charging Unit from Navac is designed to provide automatic operation for consistent refrigeration system evacuation and filling. Upon reaching the calculated vacuum level, the unit automatically conducts dry operation and leak detection and commences...

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State-of-the-art tool bag

The NG36 inspection tool bag from Fieldpiece allows HVAC/R professionals to carry everything they need for quick system inspections. It is large enough to carry hand tools and meters, but small enough to be convenient and comfortable. A pop-top with the access of a...

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Smaller press tools

Ridgid has released a new line of compact press tools. The RP 240 is designed to get into small spaces without compromising press quality when dealing with copper, stainless steel, black steel and PEX pipe. It is 13 inches long and weighs only 7.4 pounds with battery...

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Power cleaning trailer

The Typhoon trailer mounted water jet draining cleaning machine from General Pipe Cleaners is designed to clear drains from four to 12-inches up to 400 feet long with up to 12 gallons (54.55 litres) per minute at 2500 psi. A 200-gallon (909 litres) holding tank...

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Ontario election puts end to heat pump rebates

By Leah Den Hartogh Less than a year ago the Ontario government announced an aggressive $1.2-billion three-year program to help businesses and industry adopt low-carbon technologies and up to $1.2 billion to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in buildings. The Liberal...

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New era for HRAI as Warren Heeley retires

By Leah Den Hartogh Long-time president Warren Heeley is retiring after 36 years with the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI). Warren Heeley is retiring from HRAI at the end of June after 36 years. When he joined the organization in...

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Atlantic show well attended

Over 6,000 industry personnel attended the Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology Show (MEET 2018) held May 2-3 at the Moncton Coliseum Complex, in Moncton, N.B. The ‘gathering of the clan’ for the Atlantic plumbing and mechanical industry “was a success by all...

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Master Group expands in West

The Master Group has opened a new branch in Winnipeg just two weeks after acquiring branches in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Earlier in May, the rapidly expanding Boucherville, Que.-based HVAC/R wholesaler announced the acquisition of Saskatchewan distributor Davies...

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New plumbing group launches Canadian division

Over 200 attended the introduction of House of Rohl Canada. Over 200 showroom personnel along with kitchen and bath designers gathered at Riobel’s headquarters in Montreal June 13 for the launch of a new plumbing brand. Created in May 2016 after the Fortune Brands...

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CIPHEX West seminars announced

The CIPHEX West trade show is returning to Calgary in the fall and organizers have already announced the seminar topics. More than 250 exhibitors are expected to display and demonstrate their latest products when the event takes place Nov. 7-8 at the BMO Centre in...

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