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CanaData is projecting Canada’s total construction investment in 2014 will reach the $300 billion mark — a monumental figure considering exactly a decade ago total construction investment in this country was $154...
William Bahnfleth’s 2013-14 presidential theme—Shaping the Next—focuses on embracing ASHRAE’s responsibility to fellow humans and the earth by developing the professional community and becoming more global in...
The Sheet Metal Workers TrainingCenter (SMWTC) held its annualApprentice Contest in November atthe SMWTC facility in Surrey. Twenty-five Local 280 participants completed the competition, which consisted of seven hours theory, layout,  and...
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...
The first plasma systems used on early HVAC duct machines were adapted from a couple of plasma manufacturers' plasma cutting product lines. These machines were typically used for hand held cutting applications or for robotic and CNC...
Egypt was once home to the Pharaohs, one of the oldest and most sophisticated civilizations in the ancient world. Many Egyptian artifacts, treasures, and buildings are a priceless part of our world heritage. The Valley of the Kings at Luxor is a...
ASHRAE released the “Indoor Air Quality Guide: Best Practices for Design, Construction, and Commissioning” as a free download this year to ensure best IAQ practices make it into the hands of more building professionals. by / Jessica...
BC PLACE stadium has brought dimension and interest to Vancouver’s skyline since its construction in 1983. After Olympic-related renovations in 2009 and 2010, the building was set for its greatest makeover—a complete roof revitalization...
An Individual Pension Plan (IPP) can be a very powerful, yet inexpensive retirement savings tool for owner managers, especially those who are close to retirement with inadequate savings. The IPP allows the use of pre-tax corporate income to help...
K-FLEX USA is a manufacturer of elastomeric, closed cell insulation products that are easy-to-use and deliver reliable and lasting performance. Innovative and responsive to the market, K-Flex USA partners with its customers to provide...