Pipeline Summer 2016
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Summer 2016
Thank you for making the
Annual Business Conference a success!
With an amazing few days in beautiful Banff, Alberta we'd like to thank everyone who joined us for "Today's Vision Tomorrow's Reality". 

Details on the conference, presentations, and speakers can be foun d here, details on the newest board appointments can be found here and be sure to take a look at the photo gallery!
Message from the Chairman
I am both proud and thrilled to be your Chairman for the upcoming 2016/2017 year! I've been involved in the industry now 36 years, with 16 years of volunteer experience at CIPH and it has been an interesting journey - I've had a lot of fun and have enjoyed my involvement in this industry tremendously. 
Welcome to CIPH!

We're proud to announce the following members were voted into CIPH at our 413th Board Meeting on June 29th, 2016:
As a Non-Voting Member Manufacturers' Agent:
  • Agence de Plomberie & Chauffage Jacques Desjardins Inc., Blainville, QC -   Sylvie Desjardins, Président
As Non-Voting Member Associate Manufacturers:
People & Companies You Know
Keep up to date on the who's who of the industry. We've got all the most recent promotions, title changes, location changes and news on the people and companies that you're looking for!

Retiring Fellows:
  • Bruce McGowan, IBC Technologies
In Memoriam: 
  • Steve Turko, Crane/Fiat
  • Brian Findlay, Andrew Sheret
Industrial Pipe, Valves & Fittings Council to host "An Introduction to PVF" Workshop
Register today for "An Introduction to PVF", a brand new modular-based, in-class training workshop offered by CIPH's Industrial, Pipe, Valves & Fittings Council. This powerful training resource is critical for any employee who needs to learn the basics of the key product segments of the PVF sector.

When and Where: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, Tuesday, September 27, 2016, Westin Bristol Place Toronto Airport, 950 Dixon Road, Toronto, ON. 

Registration: Members only. $299 before Sept. 1, $349 after Sept. 1.  

Education & Training

Education & Training Council Chairman  Michael Kotyck (Kotyck Bros) is pleased to announce our exciting schedule of fall 2016 Education & Training Programs.

News from the Regions

Each Region provides members with newsletters, opportunities to attend business meetings, professional development workshops, golf tournaments, and other special events. Plan your business trip around a CIPH Region Event!

CIPH Charity Committee in support of Habitat for Humanity
CIPH Charity Committee Chairman Garth Wallin (Blanco) reports that the most recent CIPH sponsored home build is in Manitoba region. This build has some unique features. The first is that it is an RTM (ready to move) build which will take place on the University of Winnipeg campus. Take a look at some photos from the day.

Plumbing Industry Advisory Council

PIAC Chairman Kevin Ernst (OS&B) has the latest on the PIAC's efforts and most recent topics. See what's new with CSA, Automatic Code Adoption, Code Updates, the Bi-national Harmonization Standards efforts and more.

Canadian Hydronics Council

Newly Elected Chairman Dave Hughes (NAIT) reviews the latest in the world of CHC. Read up on the latest in Certifications, Webinars, Awards and Hydronics news.

Vancouver Zero Emission Building Plan 

On July 13, 2016 the Vancouver City Council voted to pass the Vancouver Zero Emission Building Plan . This Plan lays out four action strategies to require the majority of new buildings in Vancouver to use 100% renewable energy and have no operational greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 and that all new buildings achieve these outcomes by the year 2030.  

Important Updates to Provincial Energy Efficiency Programs

This summer the Provinces of Ontario and Quebec have continued to advance their energy efficiency programs. Click below to see an overview of the most relevant aspects of these provincial updates potentially affecting your business.

The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) represents the interests of our more than 260 member companies and their over 20,000 employees across Canada. Founded in Montreal in 1933, our members manufacture, sell and distribute Plumbing,  Heating, Hydronics, Industrial PVF and Waterworks products and services.  We focus on representing the needs of the industry and ensuring our members are always on the cutting edge. Members get access to unparalleled training, industry news, networking opportunities, and representation.