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The skilled trade labour shortages in Ontario, Canada

2023-01-13T16:26:25+00:00January 13th, 2023|Education|

In recent years, skilled trade labour shortages have become a growing problem in Ontario, Canada. The province is home to a large number of construction and manufacturing businesses, but there is a lack of skilled workers to fill the available positions. As a result, many businesses are forced to either reduce

Net-Zero Homes and Urban Housing Sustainability

2023-01-13T16:23:53+00:00January 13th, 2023|Education|

Urban housing sustainability refers to the ability of cities to provide sustainable, high-quality housing for their residents. This can be achieved through a variety of methods, including the use of net zero homes. Net zero homes are houses that produce as much energy as they consume over the course of a

4 Tips To Go Sustainable With Your Plumbing and Heating

2023-01-13T16:20:50+00:00January 13th, 2023|Education|

We're facing an environmental crisis of unprecedented proportions, and it's time for all of us to do our part to turn things around. One way we can make a difference is by making our homes more sustainable. This means reducing our dependence on fossil fuels and switching to renewable energy sources

Labour shortage

2022-01-25T13:00:26+00:00January 25th, 2022|Education|

The current skilled labour workforce in Ontario is largely made up of workers 55 years or older. Very few millennial men and women have chosen to pursue a career in the skilled trades specifically women, transgender people and marginalized people are far less likely to pursue a career in the skilled

Urban Sustainability and Net zero homes

2022-01-25T12:59:53+00:00January 25th, 2022|Education|

Governments, builders and homeowners have begun incorporating sustainability into their planning. Rain water harvesting, composting toilets, grey water systems and ending the reliance of natural gas to heat your home are some of the new green initiatives to consider when building a green project. However building codes are not expected to

Solar heated hot water

2022-01-25T12:59:22+00:00January 25th, 2022|Education|

As North America becomes more energy conscious, solar panels are becoming increasingly more affordable and could provide a viable option for. We forecast the future of hot water heating will likely involve a form of solar heating. Currently there are government incentives for solar heated systems for residential and commercial installations.

Smart valves

2022-01-25T12:58:51+00:00January 25th, 2022|Education|

New companies are emerging that specialize in the manufacturing of smart home leak detectors and automatic shut off valves. We are currently working with multiple companies and their affiliated insurance companies to have auto-shutoff valves installed as mandatory preventative measures to qualify for home insurance programs. These companies operate with a

Laneway Construction

2022-01-25T12:58:20+00:00January 25th, 2022|Education|

The city of Toronto is trying to address the affordable housing infrastructure and accessibility. In 2019 the City passed a vote at City council 33-1 in favour of allowing homeowners to build a second dwelling on their property under specific requirements. These dwellings known as laneway homes consist of two-storey units

Radiant Heat

2022-01-25T12:56:30+00:00January 25th, 2022|Education|

Hydronic (liquid) systems are the most popular and cost-effective radiant heating systems for heating-dominated climates. Hydronic radiant floor systems pump heated water from a boiler through tubing laid in a pattern under the floor. In some systems, controlling the flow of hot water through each tubing loop by using zoning valves

Green Future

2022-01-25T12:55:27+00:00January 25th, 2022|Education|

Paradigm plumbing Inc is always adapting to new industry trends and green initiatives. Our vision is to be a company interested in adopting new technologies and improving our residential and commercial mechanical systems. We care about environmental preservation but more importantly we believe our competitive advantages lies in the opportunity to

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