2019 Chapter Meetings

May 2019 

Grey Bruce Chapter

Title/Subject:

Grey Bruce Chapter - Net Zero Home Tour

Description:

Come tour Gord Cooke's Net Zero cottage right in our own area! Meet Gord Cooke of Building Solutions and see first hand the upgrades made to the home to make it Net Zero Efficiency. This is the direction our industry is headed so why not take the tour and see for yourself what Net Zero looks like?


Date:

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Agenda/Time:

Cocktails & Dinner 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Meeting to follow, then will walk to Gord's cottage to take the tour.

Please buy your tickets no later than Tuesday, May 7th as we need to confirm numbers for dinner by that day.

Location: 

The Walker House

146 High Street Southampton, ON N0H 2L0

Cost:

HRAI Member - $50.00 + $4.06 Fee

Non-Member - $65.00 + $4.98 Fee

To Register <<Click Here>>

Brant-Haldimand-Norfolk Chapter

Title/Subject:

HRAI 2019 Annual Golf Tournament

Description:

Help support the HRAI Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk Chapter

We are looking for suppliers and businesses to donate prizes and sponsor holes.

Contact: Rod Buchalter at (289) 242-1407 or rod@renewability.com

RSVP by Friday, May 3, 2019. In order to participate payment must be made in full prior to May 10th, 2019

Date:

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Agenda/Time:

Registration: 11:00 am

Tee Off: 12:30 pm

Location: 

Greens at Renton

R.R.#3 Simcoe 

(519) 426-1340

Cost:

$125.00 per person (includes 18 holes of golf, golf cart & dinner)

Registration Details

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April 2019 

Waterloo-Wellington Chapter

Title/Subject:

April Meeting

Description:

Please join us for our April Meeting. Meeting will take place in the Library. Elmira District School where we will be taking a tour of the TSSA Certified Lab & Technical Training Center. 

Updates from Local TSSA Rep Mark Kozakoski         

Report from HRAI National Executive            

Light snacks will be provided.                            

Date:

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Agenda/Time:

4 pm - 6 pm

Location: 

Elmira District Secondary School 

4 University Ave. W Elmira, ON N3B 1K2

Registration Details:

award@markssupply.net

RACCA BC

Title/Subject:

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Contractors of BC Annual General Meeting

Description:

This is a breakfast meeting and while there is no charge to attend, those in attendance will have to pay for their own breakfast. After the AGM, members are invited to participate in an informal discussion on a variety of issues that impact those present. This is a great opportunity to voice your concerns, regionally, provincially and nationally.

Date:

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Agenda/Time:

7:30 am - 9:00 am

Location: 

ABC Country Restaurant

#300 - 100 Schoolhouse Street, Coquitlam, BC

Registration Details:

RSVP to Scott Papp at spapp@hrai.ca

Brant Haldimand Norfolk Chapter

Title/Subject:

Updates on: Ontario College of Trades, TSSA Enforcement & HRAI Business

Description:

Members and non-members welcome, bring a guest!

Speaker:

Martin Luymes

Date:

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Agenda/Time:

Lunch & Meeting - 12:00 pm

Location: 

Sherwood Restaurant, Brantford

Cost:

$15.00 per person

Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Title/Subject:

Golden Horseshoe HRAI General Meeting

Description:

The HRAI Golden Horseshoe Chapter Executive would like to take this opportunity to have an open discussion with all it's Members to evaluate the future direction of the Chapter. Also during this meeting, the Executive would like to take the opportunity for an open discussion on future meetings, social events, community involvement projects, golf tournament etc. All Golden Horseshoe Members are encouraged to attend. Don't miss out on this opportunity to have your opinion count. 

Speaker:

Kim Gutt, Executive Director of Sustainable Hamilton Burlington

Kim will discuss the role of HVAC & green buildings as a climate change solution.

Date:

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Agenda/Time:

Social: 5:30 pm

Dinner: 6:00 pm

Open Forum: 7:00 pm

Location: 

The Innsville

1143 Highway 8, Stoney Creek

Cost:

@1st participant FREE, $30/additional guest

$30 for Non-GH Chapter Member

Payable at the door by cash, cheque, Visa or Mastercard

Registration Details:

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Huronia Chapter

Title/Subject:

From Rotary Phone to SmartPhone, From Telex to Text

Online Marketing Explained by a Baby Boomer

Description:

Online Marketing has become one of the more cost-effective and customizable approaches for companies to reach their market. Utilizing can take a touch of savvy, but it's not as difficult as you might imagine.

Stephan Wiesen from Intrigue Canada will be speaking on using media to find new customer and letting current customers know what you can offer and promotions.

Speaker:

Stephan Wiesen, Intrigue Canada

Date:

April 10th, 2019

Agenda/Time:

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm  Meet & Greet

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm  Dinner & Presentation

Location: 

Barrie Golf Country & Country Club

635 St. Vincent St. Barrie, ON 

Cost:

$35.00

Registration Details

Please RSVP to HRAIhuroniachapter@outlook.com

Manitoba Chapter

Title/Subject:

MB Hydro Home Energy Efficiency Loans & Energy Finance Plans

Description:

Becky Radtke from Manitoba Hydro will provide an update on current financing offerings through Manitoba Hydro, including the Home Energy Efficiency Loan & Energy Finance Plan. Becky will also highlight new program materials and provide tips for getting applications approved and paid as soon as possible.

While discussions around the transition to Efficiency Manitoba are ongoing, it’s business as usual for the Energy Efficiency Department, supporting the industry through incentives and loans.

Speaker:

Becky Radtke, MB Hydro

Date:

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Agenda/Time:

12:30-1:30 pm

Location: 

Viscount Gort Hotel

1670 Portage Group Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3J 0C9

Cost:

HRAI Member  $20.00

Non Member $30.00

Lunch will be provided

Registration Details

Contact is Brendan Dilk-Sobkowich

HRAI Manitoba Chapter 

admin@hraimb.ca

(204) 956 - 5888

March 2019  

Brant Haldimand Norfolk Chapter

Title/Subject:

iGen Combined Heat & Power for the Home

Description:

Members and non-members welcome, bring a guest!

For more info; call (519) 756-9227 Email: Brant@HRAI.ca

Speaker:

Michael Chatzigrigoriou

Date:

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 

Agenda/Time:

Social: 6:30 pm

Dinner: 7:00 pm

Meeting: 8:00 pm

Location: 

Erie Beach Hotel, Port Dover

Cost:

$35.00 per person 

Golden Horseshoe Chapter

The HRAI Golden Horseshoe Chapter welcomes: 

Sat Virdi, CIGC, CFEI, CFII
Regional Supervisor for GTA & Niagaral Falls, Port Colbourne, Port Dover of TSSA discussing TSSA rules and regulations.

Sat will be on hand to answer questions.  Please send all questions in advance to Megan to help prepare for this meeting. All local HVAC contractros are encouraged to attend.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to speak with your local TSSA Supervisor.

Date:  Thursday, March 21, 2019

Time:  Social - 5:30 pm | Dinner - 6:00 pm | Presentation - 7:00 pm

Location:  The Innsville | 1143 Highway 8, Stoney Creek

Cost:

GH Chapter Member:  1st participant FREE, $30/additional guest
Non-GH Chapter Member:  $30
(Payable at the door by cash, cheque, Visa or Mastercard) 

Register today!

GTA Chapter

Title/Subject:

Show me the Money!

Description:

Rohit Sardana, CDM Channel Partners Consultant, Toronto Hydro 
Joe Meriano, Energy Solutions Consultant, Enbridge Gas Distribution 
Explain how you can increase sales by leveraging the rebates & incentive  
programs offered by our local & provincial utilities. 

Speaker:

Rohit Sardana, CDM Channel Partners Consultant, Toronto Hydro and Joe Meriano, Energy Solutions Consultant, Enbridge Gas Distribution 

Date:

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

Agenda/Time:

Registration: 5:30 pm

Dinner Served: 6:15 pm

Presentation: 7:00 to 9:00 pm

Location: 

Fontana Primavera

77 Woodstream Blvd. Vaughan

Cost:

In order to qualify for Advance Ticket Pricing you must be registered by:

5:00 pm Friday, March 22nd, 2019

$40 in advance HRAI member - [Credit card info required, non-refundable]
$45 in advance Non-member [Credit card info required, non-refundable]

After Advance Registration Closes

Everyone - $60 [Cash, debit or credit card]
 

Registration Details

RACCA BC

Title/Subject:

Continuation of the 1st meeting of 2019

Description:

Join us for continuation of last meeting's discussion on the closing of the Joint Apprenticeship Training School (JARTS), and the opening of the new school "RTI" that is scheduled to be up and running on March 14th, 2019.

Date:

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Agenda/Time:

7:30 am - 9:00 am

Location: 

ABC Country Restaurant

#300 -100 Schoolhouse Street, Coquitlam, BC

Cost:

Please note that this is a breakfast meeting and while there is no charge to attend, those in attendance will have to pay for their own breakfast.

Registration Details:

RSVP to Scott Papp at spapp@hrai.ca

February 2019

GTA

Title/Subject:

Getting to Netzero & what it means for retrofit & service contractors

Speaker:

Andy Oding, Building Knowledge and

Adam Sylvestre, HVAC Designs Inc.

Date:

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

Agenda/Time:

Dress is Business Casual

Registratiom: 5:30 pm

Dinner Served: 6:15 pm

Presentation: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location: 

Fontana Primavera

77 Woodstream Blvd. Vaughan

(905) 265-8100

Cost:

In order to qualify for Advance Ticket Pricing, you must be registered by:

5:00 pm, Friday February 22nd, 2019

$40 in advance (HRAI Member) - Credit info required; non-refundable

$45 in advance (Non HRAI Member) - Credit info required; non-refundable

After Advance Registration Closes

Everyone $60 - (Cash, Debit or Credit Card)

 

Huronia Chapter

Title/Subject:

An Evening with the Ministry of Labour

Description:

A representative from the Ministry of Labour will be speaking on the latest news regarding Occupational Health & Safety. This is a great opportunity to ask questions on current regulations.

As always, the food & company will be excellent. See you there!

Date:

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Agenda/Time:

6:00 - 7:00 pm Meet and greet

7:00 - 8:30 pm Dinner and Presentation

Location: 

Barrie Golf & Country Club

635 St. Vincent St. Barrie, ON 

Cost:

$35.00

Registration Details:

Please RSVP to HRAIhuroniachapter@outlook.com

Golden Horseshoe Chapter

Title/Subject:

The latest safety footwear for our industry as well as work wear options

Description:

The HRAI Golden Horseshoe welcomes John Rubatscher, Business Account Manager for the GTA, GHA and Niagara Areas from Work Authority presenting

The latest safety footwear for our industry as well as work wear options.

Speaker:

John Rubatscher, Work Authority

Date:

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Agenda/Time:

Social: 5:30 pm

Dinner: 6:00 pm

Presentation: 7:00 pm

Location: 

The Innsville

1143 Highway 8, Stoney Creek

Cost:

GH Chapter Member: 

@1st participant FREE, $30/additional guest

$30 for Non-GH Chapter members

Payable at the door by cash, cheque, Visa or Mastercard

Brant Haldimand Norfolk Chapter

Title/Subject: - Cancelled due to weather conditions

iGen Combined Heat & Power for the Home

Description:

Members and non-members welcome, bring a guest!

For more info; call (519) 756-9227 Email: Brant@HRAI.ca

Speaker:

Michael Chatzigrigoriou

Date:

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - CANCELLED

Agenda/Time:

Social: 6:30 pm

Dinner: 7:00 pm

Meeting: 8:00 pm

Location: 

Erie Beach Hotel, Port Dover

Cost:

$35.00 per person

Grey Bruce Chapter

Title/Subject:

HRAI Grey Bruce Chapter-Ministry of Labour: Their role in the HVAC Industry

Description:

Come join your Grey Bruce HRAI Chapter for dinner and social including Guest Speaker from the Ontario Ministry of Labour. Nick Evans will be giving an overview of the role he and the M.O.L. play in our HVAC Industry, as well as answering questions you might have.

Speaker:

Nick Evans

Date:

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Agenda/Time:

5:30 pm Social

6:15 pm Dinner

Meeting to follow

Location: 

The Stone Tree- Golf, Fitness & Banquets

318087 Hwy 6 & 10 Owen Sound, N4K 5N6

 

Cost:

$35 each for HRAI members

$55 each for non-members (If you sign up within 7 days of a meeting you will receive the following meeting fee).

January 2019

GTA Chapter

Title/Subject:

Show me the Money!

Description:

Explain how you can increase sales by leveraging the rebates & incentive programs offered by our local & provincial utilities.

Speaker:

Rohit Sardana, CDM Channel Partners Consultant, Toronto Hydro and

Joe Meriano, Energy Solutions Consultant, Enbridge Gas Distribution

Date:

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Agenda/Time:

Registration: 5:30 pm

Dinner Served at 6:15 pm

Presentation: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location: 

Fontana Primavera

77 Woodstream Blvd., Vaughan

Cost:

In order to qualify for Advance Ticket Pricing, you must be registered by:

5:00 pm Friday, January 25th, 2019 

$40.00 in advance - HRAI Member (Credit card info required, non-refundable)

$45.00 - Non HRAI Member (Credit card info required, non-refundable) 

After Advance Registration Closes

Everyone $60.00 (Cash, debit or credit card)

Brant Haldimand Norfolk Chapter

Title/Subject:

Organized Kaos: Apprenticing Young People in Life & Trades

Description:

Visit the Organized Kaos Facility and learn what they are about

www.organizedkaos.org

Members and non-members welcome, bring a guest!

Date:

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Agenda/Time:

Lunch & Meeting - 12:00 noon

Location: 

Organized Kaos

399 West Street Brantford, N3R 3V9

Cost:

$15.00 per person

Registration Details:

For more info call or fax (519) 756-9116

RACCA BC

Title/Subject:

First Meeting of 2019

Description:

Join us for an update and discussion on the closing of the Joint Apprenticeship Training School (JARTS), and the opening of the new school “RTI” that is scheduled to be up and running on March 14th, 2019.

RACCA BC representatives will  be distributing files to update the HRAI Essential Management Toolkit (Exclusive for current RACCA-BC Members)

HRAI’s new President & CEO, Sandy MacLeod will be in attendance and is interested in hearing the members’ views on key issues that could be addressed at the British Columbia Provincial Government meetings, tentatively schedules for late Spring.

Note: This is a breakfast meeting and while there is no charge to attend, those in attendance will each pay for their own breakfast. 

Date:

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Agenda/Time:

7:30 am - 9:00 am

Location: 

ABC Country Restaurant

#300 - 100 Schoolhouse Street, Coquitlam, BC 

Registration Details:

RSVP to Scott Papp at spapp@hrai.ca