Rikos Energy Launches a Cogeneration Solution at Prominent Toronto High-Rise

A 14,000-kilogram container hoisted 25 storeys above Toronto on Saturday marked a major milestone for Rikos Energy and the residents of a local condo building. The steel container housed two natural gas reciprocating engines – Controlled Heat and Power (CHP) generators that will become the source of substantial energy savings for condominium owners at the […]

It Can Make it There: Cogeneration Doing the Job in The Big Apple

With the cost of electricity steadily on the rise, the prospect of residential buildings generating their own power is becoming a reality in New York City. As reported on by Energy Manager Today, New York City will be making a large investment to support this electricity saving initiative – very similar to what the SaveOnEnergy […]

Happy Holidays!

The holidays are a time to slow down and reflect the year past year…  Most enjoyable for us was the feeling of making new friends, welcoming them to our family and enjoying the many successes of well executed epoxy pipe lining projects with them. From all us of here at Rikos, we hope you enjoy […]

TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE – Sodium Silicate Dosing into Domestic Hot Water Systems

  Sodium silicate, sometimes referred to as a “food-grade mineral”, is an inorganic chemical used in many industrial and automotive material applications. It is also used as a low-level corrosion inhibitor at waste water treatment plants. In other words, it is strong enough to stop rust. Sound like something you’d like in water from your […]

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What Should I Know About My Building’s Booster Pumps?

What do I need to know about my building’s booster pumps? They are an essential component in delivering water to residents on the highest levels of your high-rise building. They are also, most likely, extremely oversized and overpowered. Why? Most often, booster pumps are oversized because builders want to ensure that residents don’t experience a […]

Behind the Meter Power Generation and Electric Vehicles

Nobody likes having their pockets picked. Still, most Torontonians have less cash in their pockets than they expected after every trip to the gas pumps. The price of gasoline has skyrocketed again, reaching more than $1.30 per litre at some Greater Toronto Area (GTA) stations. Some city dwellers have had enough, cutting costs and making […]

Did you know?

At Rikos, we are always launching new research into our patented epoxy lining solution, and our industry as a whole. We feel we can only grow as the industry-leader by forging forward and striving for improvement, rather than resting on our laurels.   And so, on occasion, our research reveals benefits in our method that we […]

20th Annual Springfest

  Look out through your window, and you may not know it. Take a stroll outside and you certainly won’t feel it. But the season for spring cleaning is only a few weeks away, and Rikos wants to help property managers in the Greater Toronto Area tidy up that pesky 2014 “to-do” list. The team […]

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Trimming the fat…from your condo’s water bill

Aiming to conserve water within a comfortable condominium lifestyle is not only environmentally responsible – it is downright frugal. Unfortunately, many Canadian condominium corporations are hesitating to make drastic changes to appliances and fixtures within their high-rises due to limited reserve funds. Don’t hesitate to take that leap – the payback may begin faster than […]

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