In addition to the CMPX Learning Forum Sessions, Industry Experts will host seminars and workshops (see below) on the street level entrance of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Sessions are open to all exhibitors and attendees.
People hate to be sold, they love to buy. Most techs dislike the idea of selling & want to fix things. This session will discuss how to get Techs to believe in and fix things with IAQ products, presenting in a manner that homeowners understand & compel them to want to buy – Everyone Wins!
11AM - 12PM: Indoor Quality and ERV's with Renewable Products with Will Elaridi This presentation will highlight products that will help to maintain better indoor air quality in your building while saving energy. Indoor air can be more polluted than the air outside. Given that people spend 90% of their time indoors, it’s becoming more important to pay attention to indoor air quality, as deficient IAQ is a risk factor for many common ailments. Discover the benefits of using Renewaire products for different applications and environments.
1 PM - 2PM: Hybrid approach using Large-Scale Air-to-Water Heat Pump for Hydronic Applications with Chris DesRoches Air-to-Water heat pumps are often dismissed too quickly as a viable heating solution for the Canadian climate. Advancements in equipment design and control technologies have opened the door to countless new applications that have more to offer than the traditional Chiller and Boiler approach. Learn how the new generation of large-scale Hydronic Heat Pumps can be applied on your projects to achieve a low-carbon footprint.
2:15PM - 3:15PM: RM12.1-Cloud-based HVAC Remote Monitoring & Control Interface with Pushpinder Rana The presentation demonstrates an advanced cloud-based monitoring and control interface for remote management, energy monitoring and billing, informative dashboards, BMS integration and early diagnosis for service and maintenance of Mitsubishi Electric solutions, using state of the art technologies such as Smartphones and Tablets (iOS & Android) and PC. In this presentation, you will discover the advantages for service providers and end users to use this highly informative yet user-friendly and interactive interface.
3:15PM - 4:15PM: Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pumps And Their Use in Today's Homes with Clive Carr Our homes are more energy efficient than in the past and new building science has allowed for lower heating and cooling loads. Heat pump technology has improved significantly over the years, and are now viable as the primary source, and in some cases, the only heating system required to maintain home owner’s comfort. Mitsubishi Electric has helped to revolutionize the heat pump industry with their H2i cold climate heat pump technology. Learn how you can offer your customers alternatives to their high heating bills
1:05PM - 1:30PM: Recent changes to the Energy Efficiency Regulations for HVAC equipment you should know about – Dana Farcasiu, Standards Engineer and David Villarroel, Senior Standards Engineer, The Office of Energy Efficiency This presentation will summarize the latest regulatory changes for HVAC and water heating equipment, such as residential and commercial water heaters, residential and commercial boilers, HRVs, residential furnaces, and more.
1:35PM - 2:10PM: NRCan’s new tool to size heat pumps in residential units – Justin Tamasauskas, Research Engineer, CANMET Varennes This presentation examines a new tool based on Natural Resources Canada’s Air-Source Heat Pump Sizing and Selection Guide. The presentation describes the methodology and key features of the Tool, and demonstrates its uses through a worked example.
2:15PM - 2:50PM: Field experience with smart switching of gas furnaces and cold climate heat pump systems – Dr. Nima Alibabaei, Co-founder and CEO of BKR Energy, an innovative company, focusing on smart fuel switching controllers (SFSC) that reduce HVAC energy cost while protecting the environment by mitigating GHG emission. This presentation will demonstrate how smart switching between cold climate heat pumps (CCHPs) and gas-fired appliances has the potential to reduce HVAC system GHG/Co2 emissions and homeowner's energy bills. It will also cover market readiness and the contractors' obstacles and problems for the system installation and commissioning.
2:55PM - 3:25PM: Cold Climate Heat Pumps – a new way to rate their performance, CSA EXP07 Energy Performance Test Method – Mvuala Suami, Senior Standards Engineer, The Office of Energy Efficiency This presentation provides an introduction to the new CSA EXP07 test standard for variable capacity air-source heat pumps. Come hear an overview of the test method and a description of how the new standard provides a better representation of heat pump performance in Canada.
3:30 pm to 4:00 pm – Geothermal heat pump technology research activities - Justin Tamasauskas, Research Engineer, CANMET Varennes This presentation will discuss CANMET Energy’s latest research activities with geothermal heat pumps and associated technologies, including bore hole ground calibration, latent heat absorption, innovative piping and U-tube configurations, as well as CO2 refrigerant systems.
Wednesday, March 25 3-4PM
DRIVING VALUE TO PLUMBERS AND CLIENTS OF COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS WITH THE USE OF MONITORED AND CONNECTED DOMESTIC PLUMBING SYSTEMS : In commercial and multi-residential buildings, faulty toilets are the fixture that contribute the most to water waste and impacts dollar loss directly. These faults are difficult to observe by an untrained person therefore residents frequently fail to report these. With owners objective to reduce OpEx costs, a water management technology solution overview can benefit both owners and plumbers.
Thursday, March 26 9AM - 10AM
CONDO PRESSURE REDUCING VALVE STATIONS (PRVs) - Service and Real Time Monitoring: PRV stations are very common in multi-residential and condo buildings, but lack the proper service knowledge. As a fixture that could fail at any time, it is now possible to monitor PRV station operations in real time. Join us to learn how to service PRV stations and provide better service to your clients.
Room 205 D [Street Level]
Wednesday, March 25 & Friday March 27 - 11AM - 12PM:
Does your company show in a 'furnace repair/plumber near me' Google Search Result? Google Local Services is a new lead generation platform that allows homeowners to find trusted HVAC and Plumbing providers that are approved for Google's verified directory. The platform is now in all markets across Canada for HVAC and Plumbing. Join us to learn more about how to become Google Guaranteed, the importance of responsiveness and reviews as ranking factors of your company, and practical strategies to maximize your return on digital advertising spend.
Wednesday, March 25 & Thursday, March 26 2PM-3PM
Build your brand and grow your business using the power of online marketing. Want to sell more service contracts, highlight your promotions or hire more technicians? This session will explore successful, cost-effective strategies used by home service companies.
Thursday, March 26 11AM-12PM | Friday, March 27 2PM-3PM
'STOP SPENDING MONEY ON SEO' Google is changing. This session will provide insight into how traditional SEO in 2020 is not longer an effective approach to finding new customers.