Nova Scotia Hockey Arena Retrofits Heating System

Comeau Refrigeration was founded in 2008. The Master Group, the local Fujitsu distributor and largest independent HVAC distributor in Canada, felt confident in Comeau’s ability as a seasoned refrigeration professional and offered him a Fujitsu dealership.

Canada Greener Homes Grant Spring 2022 Update

Since January 2022, an additional 39,000 Canadian homeowners have applied for the Canada Greener Homes Grant. That is almost 300 new homeowners each day, committed to making their homes more energy-efficient and resilient to climate change.

All About HVAC

When it comes to heating and cooling equipment, which is more important: lower initial cost or lower operating costs? Should the equipment be all-electric, or is it OK in the era of climate change to buy appliances that burn fossil fuels? Is it safe to invest in new technology, or will that turn out to be an expensive mistake?

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.

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.

Heating and Cooling With a Heat Pump

If you are exploring options to heat and cool your home or reduce your energy bills, you might want to consider a heat pump system. Heat pumps are a proven and reliable technology in Canada, capable of providing year-round comfort control for your home by supplying heat in the winter, cooling in the summer, and in some cases, heating hot water for your home.

Dangers of Unlicensed HVAC Contracting


As a licensed and insured HVAC contractor in the Miami area, my technicians are often called to homes where a system has failed. And, after looking the system over, it’s easy to see that the previous work was done by an unlicensed worker. Sometimes the homeowner cannot locate the person responsible and calls us in […]

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 […]