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 […]

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 […]

Why is the Cost of Electricity Increasing?

  In the past few years, most of us have bought Energy Star appliances, replaced our old inefficient incandescent light bulbs with efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs and have generally tried to use less electricity. We have done these things to conserve energy, but have not seen our monthly electricity bills go down. In fact, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Avoiding plumbing crossover in high-rises – tips!

Definition Crossover occurs when hot water crosses, usually through a defective fixture, into the cold water piping or vice versa. Cause When the pressure in the hot and cold water lines differs, water will want to pass from high pressure to low. These hot and cold water systems are normally separate. However, mixing points – such […]

Happy Holidays from Rikos

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — especially for each and every resident benefiting each day from the Rikos solution! Don’t let a dysfunctional domestic hot water system become the Grinch who steals your residents’ Christmas. Moving forward, enjoy your holidays every year with the peace-of-mind — and peace-ful-ness — that comes with […]

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