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Toronto must wean itself off air conditioning even as heat waves get more severe, report says

Toronto must wean itself off air conditioning even as heat waves get more severe, report says

CBC.ca

"A lot of the time those [strategies] can have just as great of an impact as an air conditioner," Tzekova said, adding that Ontario's Ministry of Municipal ...

 



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This is why it is always best to use a local established HVAC Company like Buttons Heating!

Ontario Energy Group customers facing liens worth thousands of dollars

CBC.ca

Wild is just one of many Ontarians who've run into difficulty with their HVAC rentals. In fact, water heater, furnace and air conditioner contracts are in ...

 



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Consumer Tips on Choosing a Heating and Air Conditioning Contractor

While homeowners choose to undertake many kinds of home renovations,

installation and/or repair of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration

equipment is usually considered an exceptional measure. Yet the heating and

cooling system in any building is a critical factor in occupant comfort and quality

of life. The purchase of a furnace, air conditioner or ventilation system is a major

investment and deserves careful consideration.

Most provinces require the hiring of a licensed or qualified HVACR tradesperson

to perform the work because of the safety concerns and consequences involved.

However, homeowners frequently do not distinguish among contractors on

anything other than price. Consumers should be aware that the lowest price is

not always the best value

 

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Door-To-Door Sales Of HVAC Equipment To Be Outlawed In Alberta And Ontario

Door-To-Door Sales Of HVAC Equipment To Be Outlawed In Alberta And Ontario

Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

As we discussed recently, the Ontario Government has introduced the Putting Consumers First Act (Consumer Protection Statute Law Amendment Act) ...

 



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A different approach to the door-to-door sales problem …

 

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Ontario ignored warnings on solitary confinement

Ontario ignored warnings on solitary confinement

The Globe and Mail

Much of the jail, including the two-cell segregation unit, lacked air conditioning. With the acrylic glass preventing air to circulate, the heat Mr. Coaster ...

 



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New direction in effort to quell door-to-door sales

New direction in effort to quell door-to-door sales

HPACMAG.Com (press release)

For some time HVAC industry associations have been seeking solutions to the ongoing problem of unethical door-to-door sales. Though the problem originated in Ontario, it has also worsened in other parts of the country, notably ...

 



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Toronto teacher fed up with hot classroom spends $500 on air conditioner

Toronto teacher fed up with hot classroom spends $500 on air conditioner

CBC.ca

A Toronto teacher spent over $500 of her own money to install an air conditioning unit in her classroom after a week of sweltering temperatures left her ...

 



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Province pumps $5.8 million into U of G air conditioning project

Province pumps $5.8 million into U of G air conditioning project

GuelphToday

1 / 5 Ontario Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault announces $5.8 million incentive to the University of Guelph on campus Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, for its ...

 



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Why this environmentalist can't live without air conditioning anymore



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Feeling hot, hot, hot: Why aren't more Durham classrooms air conditioned?

Feeling hot, hot, hot: Why aren't more Durham classrooms air conditioned?

durhamregion.com

OSHAWA -- St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic School is a new school that is fully air conditioned. During the first month of school, students and staff in ...

 



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Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne announces $4.1M for community health service providers

Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne announces $4.1M for community health service providers

CBC.ca

Projects may include upgrades and replacements to roofs, windows, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems and fire alarms. The premier ...

 



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W5 investigates door-to-door furnace sales schemes that victimize Canadians

W5 investigates door-to-door furnace sales schemes that victimize Canadians

CTV News

If you have a complaint about an Ontario Energy Group contract or any other HVAC company, contact the Better Business Bureau:.

 



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HVAC student says new Cambrian facility gives him 'leg up on the competition'

HVAC student says new Cambrian facility gives him 'leg up on the competition'

Sudbury.com (press release) (registration)

My graduating class will come out as some of the better-trained HVAC students in all of Ontario. We have a one-of-a-kind lab here, so we're going to ...

 



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Lorne Gunter: Ontario's Great Green Depression soon to go national

Lorne Gunter: Ontario's Great Green Depression soon to go national

Toronto Sun

Many have stopped using air conditioning despite Ontario's hot, sticky summer. Some have shut off rooms in their homes. Others have stopped turning ...

 



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There's No Business Like Snow Business

There's No Business Like Snow Business

Popular Science

“With temperatures rising in many areas, and with them, air conditioning ... In Canada, he adds, “many areas in Ontario, where electricity prices are ...

 



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Ontario Investing in Modern Facilities for Ottawa Students

Ontario Investing in Modern Facilities for Ottawa Students

Government of Ontario News

Ontario is investing in modern and energy-efficient facilities for students at ... Ontario is making the largest investment in public infrastructure in the ... ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, and wireless infrastructure to ...

 



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Air Conditioning Negatively Affects Productivity

Air Conditioning Negatively Affects Productivity

640 Toronto News

This summer has been very hot in southern Ontario, and most office buildings have been blasting air conditioners but most people have been wearing ...

 



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Climate Roundup: Should Ontarians have a right to air conditioning?

Climate Roundup: Should Ontarians have a right to air conditioning?

TVO (registration) (blog)

It's something Ontario policymakers will need to keep in mind as average ... The flip side of this is that rising use of air conditioning, while making it ...

 



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Air conditioning should be required during heat waves, say advocates for homeless, elderly

Air conditioning should be required during heat waves, say advocates for homeless, elderly

CBC.ca

Canadians should start thinking differently, said Hedge — air conditioning ... who is on the board of the Ontario Society of Senior Citizens Coalition.

 



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