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Dave Hughes of NAIT Recognized as the Canadian Hydronics Council 2020 Award of Merit Recipient

June 25, 2020   (0 Comments)
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Congratulations to Dave Hughes, Hydronic Certification Program Instructor, NAIT for being awarded the Canadian Hydronics Council 2020 Award of Merit on Tuesday June 23 at CHC's Annual Meeting.

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.

Dave is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Vocational Education, Majoring in Instructional Media Design and Instructional Technology. He is a second-generation plumber and educator having followed both parents into their respective fields. 

Dave is a Journeyman Plumber, Gasfitter A, Steamfitter/Pipefitter and is currently in his 28th year with NAIT.

In addition to his regular duties at NAIT and drawing on his background, Dave worked to facilitate the construction and implementation of the Hydronic designer and Hydronic Installer certification programs for the Canadian Hydronics Council.

Active in the industry through his involvement with many organizations, Dave is currently the Chair of the Plumbing sub-Council for the Alberta Safety codes Council, Chair of the Canadian Hydronics Council, former Vice-chair of the CSA B214 Technical Committee.

Dave also participates in the regional CIPH and MCA activities.

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


Therese Kasongo
Program Manager
Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating
416-695-0447 or 800-639-2474 x311