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The construction industry has no shortage of hazards, obvious and underlying. Airborne pollutants are a constant concern with comprehensive, evolving safety measures developed to mitigate the effects of things like silica and asbestos. Now there...
Canada is lucky to have a large supply of energy resources at its disposal. Compared to a lot of the world our energy is relatively inexpensive and is well distributed. Let’s look at a quick comparison: in 2013 the electricity rates in Denmark...
HVAC Contractor: Crosstown Metal Industries, Inc.Prime Mechanical Contractor: Alpha Mechanical Contracting, Ltd.Architect: MCM Partnership ArchitectsMechanical Consultant: Integral Group Vancouver Aquarium is undergoing a phased, $100-million...
Weather protection, aesthetic beauty, element resistance—a solid exterior offers many things, but improved air quality? Italian architecture firm Nemesi & Partners has unveiled a revolutionary facade material that purifies smog, creating a...
COLOGNE, Germany – Almost two-thirds of large supermarkets surveyed in northern and western European countries now use natural refrigerants in their stores, according to a new report issued by Carrier Commercial Refrigeration in Europe....
SMACNA-BC's annual convention, held May 8-10 in Harrison Hot Springs, proved the yearly success attendees have come to expect. Besides the association's annual general meeting, which saw some new additions and re-elections to the board of...
Time and time again, competitions in the sheet metal trade offer important opportunities for the top ten per cent achievers in the field to test their abilities and see how far they can go. The Sheet Metal Workers Training Centre (SMWTC) has trained...
This article was published in ASHRAE Journal, May 2013. Copyright 2013 ASHRAE. Posted at www.ashrae.org. Used by permission granted to SMACNA-BC. This article may not be copied and/or distributed electronically or in paper form without...
Allied Blower is the industrial leader in combustible dust systems and designs, manufactures, and installs dust extraction systems and equipment to meet rigorous material handling specifications. Its specialists design systems to quickly and...
Scientists at Stanford University have discovered new battery technology that harnesses waste heat and converts it to electricity. Developed in co-ordination with MIT researchers, the technology follows a four-stage process that begins with an...