Black stainless

Delta Faucet Canada recently introduced a new Black Stainless finish, anticipated to take kitchens by storm this year. Less reflective and warmer than traditional stainless steel, the new finish offers a modern look that pairs well with black stainless appliances, as...

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Backup pump systems

The highly-advanced Stormcell 442 Series 12-volt backup sump pumps from Liberty Pumps feature professional-grade chargers, an energy efficient DC pump for longer run times and the company’s optional NightEye wireless technology for remote monitoring of the pump system...

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Steel pipe press system

Viega introduced its MegaPress XL system at the recent AHR Expo in Chicago. It is a press fitting system for 2 ½ to 4-inch diameter carbon steel pipe. Viega also introduced the MegaPress XL PressBooster, designed for larger diameters using an existing 300 Series...

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Bright site light

The new M18 Radius site light and charger from Milwaukee Tools can run off one or two battery packs to deliver 9,000 lumens of high output light for full 360-degree bright workspace coverage for up to 14 hours. Up to eight lights can operate off a single circuit. It...

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Factory-built buildings

By Bruce Nagy How many plumbers does it take to install a sink? Seven. One to do the work, three to supervise, one to get the coffee and two who showed up when the donuts arrived. We’ve all been on job sites where it seems as if nobody’s in charge and everyone is...

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2020 water heater efficiency hike planned

By Simon Blake New energy efficiency requirements being considered for both residential and commercial storage type gas and oil water heaters set to come into effect Jan. 1, 2020 will increase costs as condensing technology becomes the industry standard in new...

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Atlantic MEET Show returns

Atlantic Canada’s largest trade show and social event for the industry will return to Moncton in May. MEET – the Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic and Technology show – will take place at the Moncton Coliseum May 2-3. By mid-February exhibitor booth sales were ahead...

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AHR Expo breaks attendance records

The AHR Expo has become by far the largest HVAC/R trade show in North America. And when it’s held in Chicago, it’s typically bigger than ever. The 70th anniversary show held at McCormick Place Jan. 22-24 drew 49,995 registered visitors. Add personnel from the 2,155...

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Unique boiler/water heater wins recognition

A unique product from IBC boilers was recently chosen as The Most Innovative Product of the Year at the 2018 EnerQuality Awards, held Feb. 22 in Vaughn, Ont. The company entered its Better Boiler DC Series Dual Condensing Appliance in the highly competitive Innovation...

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