Taking the Unconventional Approach. Why dimple sheet basement protection is a winning bet. Part 1by DMX Plastics Ltd.
Coding conflicts and the win/win of dimplesheet protection
VIDEO: Steve Maxwell on why refurbished cast-iron rads are making a comebackby Steve Payne
Cast-iron rads, refurbished and ready to easily install, are cost-effective, environmentally responsible, and physically beauttful. Why did we ever fall out of love with them?
Should a bathroom fan in Ontario be vented through the roof or through the fascia?by Steve Payne
Carmen asked us the building codes in Ontario generally say about the proper location on a house (the roof or fascia/soffits) for venting bathroom fan air to the outside. Bathroom fan expert Glenn Curtis, Soler Palau Canada, has the answer.
Canada wins gold at World Skills 2013: "The Olympics of the Skilled Trades"by Steve Payne
Canada is now, officially, a world beater in hockey, curling, refrigeration and heating.
RONA selling Noble, Don Park and other HVAC supply housesby Steve Payne
Noble, Don Park and MPH Supplies, among other contractor supply houses, are being sold to EMCO, London, ON.
Training opportunity for Winnipeg contractors in the HVACR industryby Steve Payne
The opportunities on the mechanical side of the construction industry, throughout Canada, are huge. If you are thinking of moving into a new field, HVACR is worth a look.
PEX well on the way to overtaking copper pipeby Steve Payne
Within three years, PEX will be the most-used residential water-supply pipe in the country, manufacturer predicts
Bathroom ventilation: Fact and fictionby Steve Payne
Bathroom fan replacement across Canada could almost become an industry in itself. Vast numbers of them aren’t doing what they were designed to do.
Ontario College of Trades will protect legitimate contractors, chairperson assertsby Steve Payne
Tax grab? No way, says Ontario College of Trades Ron Johnston
Radon gas spurs basement repairsby Steve Payne
Health Canada has published the results of the second and final year of its survey of radon gas levels in Canadian houses. On average, 7 percent of houses have levels of radon gas above the level at which Ottawa says…
Tanks tank in study comparing them to tanklessby Robert Koci
Tankless water heaters reduce natural gas use by an average of 46 per cent and increase the use of water a little bit.