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Parents call on Ontario government to address heat in schools

Parents call on Ontario government to address heat in schools

Globalnews.ca

During this extreme heat, some GTA families are choosing to keep their children home from school due to a lack of air conditioning in many Toronto ...

Stifling heat sparks concerns in Toronto-area schools without AC - The Globe and Mail

Ontario teachers' union calls on province to do more as heat wave leaves students sweltering - CTV News

Extreme heat prompts cancellation of TDSB athletic activities - Toronto Star

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Durham parents file human rights complaint over lack of school air conditioning

Durham parents file human rights complaint over lack of school air conditioning

durhamregion.com

DURHAM — A Pickering couple whose children have a rare, painful skin condition is taking their fight to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, after ...

 



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Ontario gov't launches program to provide residents with free smart thermostats

Ontario gov't launches program to provide residents with free smart thermostats

BetaKit

Registrations, which are processed through the GreenON INstallations program, are now open for homes with a furnace or central air conditioning



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Eligible Ontario homeowners to get smart thermostats

Eligible Ontario homeowners to get smart thermostats

Toronto Star

Ontario is offering them, installed, also at no cost, along with free home energy ... “I'd be at work and they'd immediately crank up the air-conditioning,” ...

Ontario cap-and-trade auctions to help fund free smart thermostats - Toronto Sun

Eligible Ontario homeowners to get smart thermostats under new program - Ottawa Citizen

 

 



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I'd like to see energy efficient cold climate heat pumps replace the electric heating in our schools

Most Durham classrooms still without air conditioning as teachers plan to lobby province to cool down schools

Durham ETFO local has received complaints about 'sweltering conditions'

News Aug 21, 2017 by Jillian Follert Oshawa This Week

 

https://www.durhamregion.com/news-story/7510612-most-durham-classrooms-still-without-air-conditioning-as-teachers-plan-to-lobby-province-to-cool-down-schools/

 



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Most Durham classrooms still without air conditioning as teachers plan to lobby province to cool ...

Most Durham classrooms still without air conditioning as teachers plan to lobby province to cool ...

durhamregion.com

The union representing Ontario's elementary school teachers has passed a motion to lobby the Ministry of Education to fund air conditioning in ...

 



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The truth about hydro in Ontario: a fact check

The truth about hydro in Ontario: a fact check

Toronto Star

Is electricity more expensive in Ontario than in neighbouring provinces and states? .... But more power is used in the summer due to air conditioning.

 



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Ontario: Hamilton reports increase in Legionella cases

Ontario: Hamilton reports increase in Legionella cases

Outbreak News Today

When looking for sources of exposure, items of concern include air conditioning systems, water cooling towers, humidifiers and hot tubs and



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HIRF investments support rural health care

HIRF investments support rural health care

Pembroke Daily Observer

Eastern Ontario hospitals received an $11-million boost from the provincial ... heating and air conditioning systems, fire alarms and back-up generators. ... A total of 15 hospitals received a portion of the Eastern Ontario HIRF ...

 



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Watch Great Lakes free air conditioner in action

Watch Great Lakes free air conditioner in action

MLive.com

A look at the Great Lakes from satellite shows a well defined lake breeze around Lake Erie and parts of Lake Michigan, Lake Huron and Lake Ontario.

 



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Repairs and Upgrades Coming to 131 Ontario Hospitals this Year

Repairs and Upgrades Coming to 131 Ontario Hospitals this Year

Government of Ontario News

Repairs and Upgrades Coming to 131 Ontario Hospitals this Year ... heating and air conditioning systems, fire alarms and back-up generators.

 



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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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Our local HRAI support

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

 

http://www.hpacmag.com/management/bill-14-deals-with-door-to-door-sales/1004103735/

 

 

 

 



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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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