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Weymouth Heat Pumps

Comeau Refrigeration is the place to get all your heat pump needs met in Weymouth, Nova Scotia. If you have any questions about getting a new heat pump or upgrade your current setup, click here to get a quick quote; better yet, click here to call now. We can answer all questions on heat pumps! Comeau Refrigeration in Weymouth …

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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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Heat pump grants worth £5,000 to replace gas boilers not enough, say critics

Experts have criticised plans to subsidise low-carbon heat pumps in place of gas boilers for homeowners in England and Wales from next April. Households will be offered subsidies of £5,000 from next April to help them make the switch. Although up to 25 million UK homes have gas boilers, the grants will fund just 90,000 …

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Québec Takes Notice of HRAI’s Advice and Removes Ductless Equipment from EPR Regulation

HRAI reported last month on ongoing discussions with Québec’s Ministry of the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change, advocating on behalf of members for the exclusion of ductless equipment from the application of a new regulation that will mandate recovery and reclamation of end-of-life products by manufacturers. With the support of manufacturer members and …

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NOVA SCOTIA HEAT PUMP SERVICE FOR HOMES AND BUSINESSES

Heat Pump Cleaning, Service and Maintenance is critical in Nova Scotia, Canada!

We’ve been offering this important service for years. Some people believe in regular maintenance yet some don’t! The fact is any mechanical device that is in operation as constantly as the average heat pump is going to require annual maintenance. Mold, or microbial growth as we like to say, is not always present. Of course …

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