Michael McCartney is a mechanical engineer and project manager. After 28 years with Techaire and E.S.Fox Ltd., Mike has now accepted a position with MCW Consultants as consulting engineer/project manager at their Toronto office. He can be reached at MMcceng77@aol.com.
Simon knows the trenches, as well as being a skilled veteran reporter. He spent six years as a welder in the oil industry before launching himself into a journalism career, creating an unbeatable combination of practical experience and a nose for the news. Before joining Plumbing and HVAC, he spent 12 years as reporter, editor, and managing editor of weekly and daily newspapers in Alberta, Manitoba, and Ontario.
Barry Cunningham has been active in the heating industry for many years and is the current chairman of the Canadian Hydronics Council. He offers practical advice for the contractor in his Shop Management column and covers hydronic heating for The New Hydronics.
Art Irwin has been active in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning industry for his entire career. He has served on numerous code committees and is well known as a speaker on HVAC topics. Art covers the heating beat for Plumbing & HVAC.
Bruce Nagy covers “green” issues for Plumbing & HVAC. He shows contractors how they can incorporate the latest green technologies and practices into their businesses while keeping an eye on the future.
E.P. (Ed) Gravelle covers refrigeration and air conditioning along with ground source and air-to-air heat pumps for Plumbing & HVAC. A longtime refrigeration contractor in Vancouver,today he remains active as a consultant.
Jerry Boulanger is a graduate of the Mechanical Engineering Technology program at Kelsey Institute in Saskatoon and is a specialist in flow control in hydronic systems. He is sales manager for Axiom Industries Ltd.