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Affiliate Organizations & Partnerships

CIPH believes that working together builds a stronger voice, which is why we have partnerships, and relationships with key organizations and associations at national, and international levels. By working with key stakeholders, we're able to represent our members in all aspects of the industry and ensure a unified voice in regards to new technologies, education, and advocacy.

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Association Education Alliance

CIPH is a voting member in this association of wholesaler associations. AEA works to create meaningful joint training programs for member companies and hosts the annual University of Innovative Distribution.


Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Institute

AHRI is an association whose mission is to ensure human comfort, productivity and safety while practicing environmental stewardship CIPH works with AHRI to support uniformity of efficiency regulations and standards in North America where applicable.


American Supply Association

ASA is the association that represents the plumbing wholesaler distribution in the U.S.A. CIPH is a non-voting associate member. ASA is a source for valuable wholesale industry publications and training modules that CIPH members can access at reduced prices.


American Society of Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Engineers

ASHREA and CIPH collaborate in a variety of ways to support their mission to advance the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world.


Canadian Association of Exposition Managers

CAEM provides networking and training in the trade show management profession. 


Canadian Copper & Brass Development Association

CIPH and CCBDA are both members of Canadian Safe Drinking Water Systems Coalition, a national industry advocacy group.


Corporation of Master Pipe-Mechanics of Québec

CIPH and CMMTQ have collaborated for over 20 years to produce the biennial MCEE Trade show in Montreal.

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Canadian Standards Association Group

CSA Group works with businesses, organizations and code authorities to help create a safer, more sustainable world for people and for business by testing & certifying products for safety & performance requirements to developing consensus-based standards that support tomorrow’s technology. CSA, CACP and PIAC collaborate to bring industry stakeholders together and deliver the latest information relating to codes and standards. CIPH is a member of CSA Group and vice-versa.


Canadian Society of Association Managers Executives

CSAE provides knowledge and resources to not-for-profit leadership through education, networking, advocacy, information and research. 


Canadian Water Quality Association

CWQA supports and grows the health, sustainability and credibility of the water quality industry in Canada. CIPH staff provides management services to CWQA. CWQA interfaces with WQA (Water Quality Association) in the U.S.


Canadian Waste Water Association

CWWA is a non-profit national body representing the common interests of Canada’s public sector municipal water and wastewater services and their private sector suppliers and partners. CIPH works with CWWA through the Canadian Advisory Council to support initiatives related to water management infrastructure.


Electro-Federation Canada Inc

EFC is a sister association in the electrical industry. CIPH and EFC share training programs and collaborate on other issues of common concern. EFC and CIPH are co-supporters of the Biennial MEET trade show in Moncton, NB and MCEE trade show in Montreal.


Heating Refrigeration Air Conditioning Institute

HRAI represents HVACR manufacturers, wholesalers and contractors in Canada. CIPH and HRAI partner to produce the biennial CMPX trade show in Toronto and work cooperatively to exchange information on pertinent issues via publications, reports, association conferences and industry meetings.


Illuminating Engineers Society

IES is the recognized technical authority on illumination. IES and CIPH are co-supporters of the Biennial MEET trade show in Moncton, NB.


Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada

MCAC represents the plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, controls and other contractors in the industrial, commercial, institutional and service sectors. CIPH and MCAC partner to develop best practice guidelines to assist mechanical contractors and wholesale distributors when dealing with supply chain management issues such as procurement, and jointly host the annual MCAC-CIPH Parliamentary Day of Awareness.


National Association of Wholesalers

NAW represents the interests of Wholesaler Distributors in the U.S. CIPH is an associate member and promotes NAW publications and seminars to CIPH members at reduced rate.


Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors

PHCC is a U.S.-based association that supports and promotes the activity of over 3,500 contractors in the industrial, commercial, new construction and service and repair industry. CIPH maintains close working relations with PHCC on common concerns related to the North American Plumbing & Heating Industry.


Plumbing Manufacturers International

PMI is the voluntary international industry association of the manufacturers of plumbing products. CIPH works with PMI on a North America basis regarding harmonization of plumbing codes and standards and trade show consolidation.


Radiant Professionals Alliance

RPA represents manufacturers, distributors, designers, dealers, and installers of radiant panel heating and cooling systems and components. The Canadian Hydronics Council and RPA collaborate to share best practices related to proper installations, marketing issues and other industry concerns affecting the Canadian hydronics industry.


The Thermal Environmental Comfort Association

TECA is British Columbia’s industry association committed to the training and professionalism of heating contractors in the residential heating, cooling and ventilation industry. CIPH works with TECA to deliver hydronics certification training.


World Plumbing Council

WPC is an association of contractor/wholesaler/manufacturer associations in 30+ countries of the world dedicated to quality plumbing installations. CIPH supports the objectives of the WPC: to develop and promote the image and professional standards of plumbing to the world, to encourage, participate in and facilitate the exchange of information, research and technology applicable to the world plumbing industry, to promote plumbing education and training worldwide and to promote the Plumbing Industry’s role in improving public health through the provision and protection of safe water and sanitation.