Fortis Commercial Building HVAC Rebates up to $9,000

Condensing make-up, air handling and rooftop condensing units Meeting your commercial building’s HVAC needs is now even more cost-effective, as for a limited time, until December 31, 2021, you can qualify for an even bigger rebate of up to $9,000 when you install a high-efficiency rooftop condensing make-up air unit. Eligibility 1. You must be a FortisBC natural gas customer under any… Continue Reading Fortis Commercial Building HVAC Rebates up to $9,000

BC Hydro Business Energy-Savings Incentives up to $2,800 annually

Business energy-saving incentives Get funding for energy-efficient equipment upgrades Upgrade any of the energy equipment listed below and we’ll provide funding to cover about 25% of the upfront costs (on average) through energy-saving incentives. Not only do these incentives shorten the payback period of your upfront investment, they make the decision to upgrade easy – helping you to reduce consumption,… Continue Reading BC Hydro Business Energy-Savings Incentives up to $2,800 annually

BC Comfort Acquires Encon Performance

The BC Comfort Group of Companies is pleased to announce our acquisition of Encon Performance Inc. Encon will provide service plumbing including drainage cleaning, water pipe repair and maintenance. We are excited with this venture and hope to continue and improve on our relationship. For additional information on Encon, please visit enconperformance.ca. We appreciate your business and look forward to… Continue Reading BC Comfort Acquires Encon Performance

Pearson airport is using UV-C light to disinfect the air breathed by passengers

Danny Juricic, manager, HVAC & People Moving Devices, Greater Toronto Airports Authority. Photo: Greater Toronto Airports Authority Wherever people gather these days, concerns about the spread of COVID-19 are top of mind. And while travel has been severely curtailed, places like Toronto Pearson Airport are doing their best to ensure those who do have to fly do so in a… Continue Reading Pearson airport is using UV-C light to disinfect the air breathed by passengers

New energy pathway now available to Canadian projects

Efforts by CaGBC and industry stakeholders shift focus to energy consumption and carbon emissions Ottawa, ON – December 14, 2020 – The unique needs of the Canadian market were reflected in the latest addenda to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system. They include an alternative compliance pathway (ACP) that shifts the focus from energy cost to… Continue Reading New energy pathway now available to Canadian projects

New CDC release on COVID-19 and Potential Airborne Transmission

Yesterday, the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) released an updated brief on SARS-COV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) and potential airborne transmission. The most significant update is the confirmation that “pathogens…can sometimes also be spread via airborne transmission under special circumstances.”   The briefing describes three circumstances where there appears to be airborne transmission: Enclosed spaces within which an infectious person… Continue Reading New CDC release on COVID-19 and Potential Airborne Transmission

Seven Necessities For Reopening The Office: A Checklist

The risk of spreading COVID-19 remains relevant as facilities reopen. These proactive measures will help ensure the safety of your visitors and staff. Following the COVID-19 pandemic, stores, restaurants, and offices are slowly starting to reopen and resume business as usual. However, the risk of spreading the virus remains relevant. It is important to take proactive measures to ensure the… Continue Reading Seven Necessities For Reopening The Office: A Checklist

ASHRAE: EPIDEMIC TASK FORCE CHAIR TALKS BEST PRACTICES, FAQS

Since being established in March, ASHRAE’s Epidemic Task Force has developed guidance on mitigating potential health risks in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. From best practices when reopening buildings to filtration and disinfection strategies, the guidance covers various building types. The wideranging guidance has helped built environment professionals navigate the pandemic. To better help ASHRAE members navigate the guidance, ASHRAE… Continue Reading ASHRAE: EPIDEMIC TASK FORCE CHAIR TALKS BEST PRACTICES, FAQS

BFI Service Garage in Coquitlam

BC Comfort Air Conditioning Limited was contracted by BFI Canada for the design-build of a new service garage for their line of waste management vehicles. This project included office space, 8 service bays and a truck wash station utilizing recycled water. A special Ventilation & Controls system was also provided for Compressed Natural Gas trucks to meet the applicable code… Continue Reading BFI Service Garage in Coquitlam