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Victaulic Company of Canada
Industry News
Source: Plumbing + HVAC
The Canadian Institute for Climate Choices is a new independent research organization that launched last week. The institute could influence all levels of government when it comes to climate change, including evaluating policies related to Canada’s goal of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Visit https://plumbingandhvac.ca/new-canadian-think-tank-calls-on-government-to-address-climate-change/ to view the full article online.

Source: Daily Commercial News
A new study from the Fraser Institute suggests that infrastructure spending is not an effective policy for boosting the economy in a recession.

Visit https://canada.constructconnect.com/dcn/news/economic/2020/01/infrastructure-spending-not-a-recession-fixer to view the full article online.

Source: HPAC Magazine
In Canada and the United States, those in the HVAC/R industry are working to ensure the transition to low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant goes smoothly.

Visit https://www.hpacmag.com/features/guide-to-refrigerant-regulation-and-policy/ to view the full article online.

Source: Canadian Manufacturing
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities has selected the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada to provide training that helps lead to better infrastructure investment decisions.

Visit https://www.canadianmanufacturing.com/operations/pemac-to-help-municipalities-improve-asset-management-245721/ to view the full article online.

Ecco Heating Products Ltd.
N-Two Cryogenic Enterprise Inc.
Innovation & Technology
Source: Daily Commercial News
The word “prefabrication” can describe many off-site building processes, including modularization, panelization and kits. In its many forms, prefabrication is growing in popularity.

Visit https://canada.constructconnect.com/dcn/news/technology/2020/01/inside-innovation-potential-for-off-site-construction-is-prefab-ulous to view the full article online.

Flocor, Inc.
By the Numbers
Click below for the latest prompt payment in the construction industry payment tables.

Visit https://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/biens-property/divulgation-disclosure/psdic-ppci-eng.html to view the full article online.

Source: Plumbing + HVAC
Total investment in building construction saw a small increase in November 2019 – up from October, investment increased to $15.5 billion, or 0.1 per cent.

Visit https://plumbingandhvac.ca/small-increase-in-construction-investment-for-november/ to view the full article online.

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Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada
280 Albert Street | Suite 701 | Ottawa ON, Canada K1P 5G8
Phone: (613)232-0492 | Fax: (613)235-2793 | Email: mcac@mcac.ca