The Canadian Hydronics Council and the Alberta Hydronics Advisory Council have signed a memorandum of understanding that will allow CHC to take over AHAC’s membership services effective May 1, 2009.
official signing took place during the Foothills Conference and Hydronics Show
in Edmonton. The
MOU was signed at the event by CHC’s Chairman
Leo Vaillancourtand AHAC’s PresidentDan Arnold.
CHC membership chair, commented to the audience that, “Today marks a day in
history in which two great industry organizations come together for the greater
good. Today, AHAC and CHC … merge their member services to form an even
stronger voice. Today, this voice emerges and yet we retain the regional effectiveness
on the ground of the Alberta
According to CHC, this alignment
will bring the weight of national and provincial forces to bear on any Alberta
hydronics issues with the reciprocated benefit of CHC’s national direction
being formulated with broadened local input.
AHAC will continue to exist as
an organization, but key member issues such as regional training and codes and standards
issues will be managed via CHC’s two regions in Edmonton and Calgary. All
former AHAC members are invited to join their respective region’s Hydronics
Committee with the goal of continued influence in growing the hydronics market.
AHAC will determine the next steps
for Foothills - the conference and trade show were not part of the MOU.
Source: The Canadian Hydronics
Canadian Hydronics Organizations Merge Member Services
May 4, 2009