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CHC Award of Merit Recipient 2019 Bill Hooper, Uponor Ltd.

September 25, 2019   (0 Comments)
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Bill Hooper of Uponor Ltd. Recognized as the Canadian Hydronics Council 2019 Award of Merit Recipient


Congratulations to Bill Hooper, Regional Sales Manager – Atlantic, Uponor Ltd. for being awarded the Canadian Hydronics Council 2019 Award of Merit today at the Canadian Hydronics Conference.

The Canadian Hydronics Council (CHC) Award of Merit recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the advancement of the hydronics industry in Canada. The Award of Merit is the hydronics industry’s highest honour.

Throughout his 30-year career, Bill has worked in many industry roles for Residential HVAC Products in companies such as Bell & Gossett, McDonnell & Miller and currently, as Regional Sales Manager – Atlantic at Uponor Ltd.

Bill is an active member of the CIPH Maritime Region, former Maritime Region President and former Chairman of the Canadian Hydronics Council.

In 2012, Bill was elected to the CIPH National Board of Directors, where he currently serves as 2nd Vice Chairman and Liaison to the CIPH Maritime Region, Newfoundland Region, Canadian Hydronics Council and the Young Executive Society (YES). He is also the Chair of the 2020 Annual Business Conference (ABC) Planning Committee.

Bill is one of the founding technical members of the CSA B214 Hydronic Heating Code of Canada.

Thank you, Bill, for your contributions and continued support of the industry.


Michelle Marchetti
Program Manager
Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating
416-695-0447 or 800-639-2474 x310


About CIPH

Founded in Montreal in 1933, the CIPH is a not-for-profit trade association that is committed to providing members with the tools for success in today's competitive environment. More than 285 companies are members of this influential Canadian industry association.

They are the manufacturers, wholesaler distributors, master distributors, manufacturers' agents, and allied companies who manufacture and distribute plumbing, heating, hydronic, industrial PVF, and waterworks, and other mechanical products. CIPH wholesalers operate more than 700 warehouses and showrooms across Canada. Total industry sales exceed $6.5 billion annually and CIPH members have more than 20,000 employees from coast to coast.


About CHC

The Canadian Hydronics Council (CHC), a council within the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH), has represented Canada’s hot water heating industry for over 40 years. CHC is the only national body dedicated to the hot water heating industry and is available to those seeking technical expertise; industry consultation; consumer-friendly information; or just plain “know-how.”

The Council is committed to ensuring that standards, such as the CSA B214 Installation Code for Hydronic Heating Systems, are in place as a basis for proper installation as well as consumer protection and safety.

The Council works collaboratively with regulators and government to address issues related to hot water heating. CHC also hosts and promotes heating training schools for the industry, including a two-day introductory school.