Mattamy Homes, ecobee Partner for North American Home Constr

About 7,000 Mattamy homes built each year will include the voice-enabled ecobee4 smart thermostat. Feb 19, 2018 TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2018 -- Mattamy Homes, North America’s largest privately owned homebu...


Howland Green introduces the first Net Positive Energy offic

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Howland Green Homes Ltd., is about to embark on something that has not been done in Canada before. It’s bringing to market a building so revolutionary, that it will prod...


Rogers Place Achieves LEED Silver

Jan. 25, 2018  Rogers Place, home of the Edmonton Oilers in the heart of downtown Edmonton’s ICE District, has reached a new milestone: LEED(R) Silver! It’s the first NHL facility in Canada that ...


2 REGIONAL: 2.1 N. AMERICA: Canada

The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute (HRAI) of Canada has provided year-on-year data on Canadian shipments for selected HVAC&R equipment including both cooling-only and heat pump types, ending the third quarter of 2017.   According to HRAI, commercial air conditioner shipments decreased by 5.4% from 51,477 units in 2016 to 48,676 units in 2017. Commercial air conditio...


New Year’s Resolutions from Global Association Leaders--HRAI

Warren Heely, president of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI, Canada) HRAI wishes all JARN readers a happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year. The ...


Environmental questions about HFOs

21 December 2017 At MOP29, European Commission’s Owen says TFA formation from HFOs requires further evaluation. MOP29, in Montreal, Canada HFOs came up as a topic of some concern last month at MOP29...


Household Electric Appliances that Contain HCFC to be Banned

Mahaweli Development and Environment Ministry will ban importing of household electric appliances that contain Hydrochloro-flurocarbon (HCFC) effective from January 1st, 2018 as the use of HCFC is ext...


Ontario Geothermal Association Applauds GreenON Low Carbon I

December 15, 2017 The Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA) applauded the announcement by Chris Ballard, Ontario’s minister of environment and climate change, about a new program of financial support for Ontario households interested in improving their energy efficiency and lowering the carbon footprint of their homes.  The Low Carbon Technology Incentives program is designed to encourage hom...


VersaCold Logistics opens first phase of mega refrigerated d

November 24, 2017 Toronto, Ontario, Canada: VersaCold Logistics Services, Canada’s largest temperature-controlled supply chain company, has opened the first phase of its major new distribution centre in Milton, Ontario.   The centre was set up as a result of VersaCold’s overall growth strategy as well as an expanded partnership with Nestle Canada.   The Milton distribution centre is the ...

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