Month: November 2021

All About HVAC

Choosing heating, cooling, and ventilation systems can be complicated. Here’s an overview of common options and things you need to consider to make smart selections. Synopsis: Contributing writer Scott Gibson explains the basics of selecting HVAC systems by using the ACCA Manual J, Manual S, and Manual D software for calculating your heating and cooling loads, …

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Quebec Announces the Phase-out of Residential oil-fired heating systems

The installation of oil-fired heating systems will be banned in all new construction projects as of Dec. 31, 2021.  Two years later, as of December 31, 2023, installing an oil furnace or replacing one with a fossil fuel furnace in existing buildings will also be prohibited, according to a regulation set by the Quebec government. …

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HRAI Applies for Establishment of Residential Trade in Nova Scotia

After consulting extensively with members in the Province of Nova Scotia over the past two years, HRAI has submitted an official application to the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Authority (NSAA) for the establishment of a residential trade focused on the unique needs of the residential HVAC sector. A major surge in the popularity of residential heat …

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