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Desert Spring Eco-Products Listed in Built Green Product Catalogue

April 8, 2014

MISSISSAUGA, ON –Built Green Canada is a national organization that manages an industry-driven, voluntary program to promote “green” building practices that reduce the environmental impact of residential new construction. The BUILT GREEN® program encourages sustainable residential development by focusing on energy-efficiency, waste-reduction, preservation of natural resources, improved IAQ, home durability as well as reduced maintenance and water usage.

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Rotary Disc Humidifier Recognized for Efficiency and Performance

November 10, 2012

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Desert Spring Eco-Products Ltd. (“DSEP”) is proud to announce that it was honoured with the MaP™ PREMIUM label in the Home Humidifier product category by MaP Testing for its water-efficient, high-performance Rotary Disc humidifier. According to a November 9, 2012 news release by MaP Testing, the PREMIUM label is awarded to distinguish selected products “that set themselves apart from other ‘green’ products by their level of efficiency and their exceptional performance.”

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Desert Spring and Trion Enter into Humidifier Arrangement

October 29, 2012

MISSISSAUGA, ON - Desert Spring Eco-Products Ltd. (“DSEP”) and TRION IAQ, Division of Air System Components, Inc. (“TRION”) have agreed to work towards a reciprocal supply arrangement that will seek to take advantage of each company’s relative strength in their home markets.

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Desert Spring Products Enters New Ownership Era

December 23, 2011

MISSISSAUGA, ON - After nearly 10 years of ownership, Calgary-based Cavendish Investing Ltd. has sold its majority interest to Desert Spring Products CEO and business partner, Peter VanderPlaat.

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Desert Spring Eco-Products Launches Next Generation AutoFlush

December 22, 2011

MISSISSAUGA, ON - Desert Spring Eco-Products Ltd. ("DSEP") stopped production of AutoFlush model DS-AF5 and is now shipping model DS-AFX, the latest version of the automatic purge/cleaning system for its patented Rotary Disc humidifier.

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Water Conservation Leadership

September 1, 2011

MISSISSAUGA, ON - Desert Spring Products ("DSP") continues to lead the way in residential water conservation by participating in two important conferences that bring together international water-efficiency program leaders.

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Efficient Humidifiers in the News

May 1, 2010

The Thermal Environmental Comfort Association (TECA), a British Columbia based group focused on providing up to-date training courses for the residential HVAC industry in BC. It’s May 2010 newsletter featured an article about water-efficient humidifiers.

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Residential Humidifier Replacement Program Launched

March 1, 2010

Today, the Region of Peel (Ontario, Canada) officially launched North America’s first Residential Humidifier Replacement Program. The goal of this initiative is to encourage residents to purchase water-efficient products when replacing or installing furnace-mount humidifiers.

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Desert Spring Products Appoints Ontor Limited as Distributor

October 7, 2009

MISSISSAUGA, ON - Desert Spring Products (“DSP”) is pleased to announce it has reached an agreement with Ontor Limited to distribute its unique line of award-winning and patented water-efficient humidifiers to HVAC Wholesalers throughout Canada.

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Extended Product Warranty Exclusively from Desert Spring Products

July 31, 2009

MISSISSAUGA, ON – In early 2009, Desert Spring Products elected not to renew its five year relationship with Lowes in favor of pursuing a direct-to-customer strategy in United States DIY market segment.

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Rotary-disc humidifier cited for innovation and performance

April 27, 2009

MISSISSAUGA, ON – The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials and the World Plumbing Council recently co-convened a two day symposium to highlight emerging ‘green’ trends and technologies in the plumbing and mechanical industries.

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Don’t Flush an Energy Opportunity

April 01, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC – If each US household had seven water-efficient appliances, it would save $18 billion annually, according to the EPA. Dr. Gleick of the Pacific Institute came to a similar conclusion: “There are a lot of inexpensive investments that can save both water and energy, particularly in residential end use.”

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New information about health and humidity from Oregon State University

February 18, 2009

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Researchers from OSU have confirmed a relationship between low absolute humidity and the propensity for higher flu virus survival rates which leads to an increase in transmission rates. The study by Jeffrey Shaman and Melvin Kohn was published in the February 10, 2009 edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. For more information, please use these links:

pnas.org | health.usnews.com

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Desert Spring Products for its Pioneering Rotary Disc Humidifier that is Uniquely Efficient, Durable, and Environment Friendly

September 15, 2008

Palo Alto, Calif. — September 15, 2008 — Based on its recent analysis of the residential humidity controls market, Frost & Sullivan presents Desert Spring Products with the 2008 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Innovation of the Year.

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Desert Spring Products Responds to EPA on Draft Specifications

August 13, 2008

MISSISSAUGA, ON – In response to a request from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for more information ”relating to the water use and performance of furnace humidifiers”, Desert Spring Products CEO Peter VanderPlaat provided his thoughts to Sheila Frace, Director – Municipal Support Division, Office of Water, US EPA, by outlining a basis for the inclusion of furnace humidifiers in the proposed specifications for certification of Water-Efficient Single Family New Homes.

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Desert Spring Products and Thermolec Reach Agreements

June 5, 2008

MISSISSAUGA, ON and St. LAURENT, QC – Today Desert Spring Products and Thermolec jointly announced the sale of Thermolec’s by-pass humidifier product line to Desert Spring Products for an undisclosed sum. The purchase includes all intellectual property, production tooling and inventory associated with Thermolec’s patented Series M600/550 water conserving flow-through humidifiers, as well as the innovative Series M400/300 self-cleaning drum humidifiers.

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Desert Spring Products is on the Move, Company responds to evolving market conditions

June 5, 2008

MISSISSAUGA, ON – In an effort to address the dual impact of rising transportation costs and a strong Canadian dollar, Desert Spring Products Limited (“DSP”) announced it has reached agreement in principle with its long-term, Denver-based primary component supplier for complete manufacturing services of its patented Rotary Disc humidifier.

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Desert Spring Products Launches New, Improved Accessory

August 28, 2006

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Desert Spring Products Limited (“DSP”) announced the latest generation Auto-Flush® automatic cleaning system for its patented Rotary Disc humidifier will be more widely available throughout Canada and the United States. The new unit will be sold by select Lowes Home Improvement stores around the Great Lakes region and in Canada through select Canadian Tire and RONA stores in the same aisle as the DSP Rotary Disc Humidifier.

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