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65th Anniversary for H&H Sales Company, Inc.

H&H Sales Company, Inc. celebrates its 65th anniversary in 2016. Lynn Harlan founded H&H Equipment Company in 1951 and Lloyd J. Hawkins joined the company in 1959. H&H Equipment Company reorganized into H&H Sales Company, Inc. in 1991. Today’s company officers are John L. Hawkins, CEO; Phil M. Randall, president; Tom M. Hiser, VP of engineering; and Rex A. Yant, ...

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AHR Expo 2016

By Stephen Bennett Despite travel disruptions caused by Winter Storm Jonas–cancelled flights, travel bans in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic–nearly 61,000 people participated in the 2016 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition, Jan. 25-27 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. By official count, the Expo drew 60,926 registered attendees, consisting of 18,254 exhibitor personnel and 42,672 visitors, said the ...

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A Well Planned Emergency Boiler Retrofit

Submitted By Dan Vastyan The heating system at Sierra Grande K-12 school in Fort Garland, Colo., was struggling. Of the three old, 1.8 million BTU boilers in the mechanical room, one had been down for quite some time. Another caught fire early in the heating season. It was then– when only one unit remained–that school administrators decided it was time ...

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The Oookies!

By George Lanthier* This is from our book, Advanced Residential Oilburners, Figure 1, and addresses a problem that it seems the oil service business will have to learn to live with, like it or not, the oookies. Will they ever end? This article is about the oookies, a subject that has grown near and dear to those you make their ...

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Manufacturers, Efficiency Groups Praise Largest Energy-Saving Standards Ever Issued

Energy efficiency standards issued recently for rooftop air conditioners and heat pumps–which represent the largest energy and pollution savings of any rule ever issued by the Department of Energy– will benefit businesses, manufacturers, and the environment, according to four of the organizations that participated in the negotiations leading to the announcement. The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute representing HVACR and water ...

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MA Oilburner Code Seminar

Complete course on the NEW Massachusetts Oil Burner Amendments to NFPA 1. This course is technically oriented and reviews the regulation from the standpoint of an inspector and an installer who wish to conform to all applicable requirements. Features work-arounds and methods that provide for Code Compliance, operating safety and proper operation and is ideal for both apprentices and senior ...

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Ignition Systems – One More Time?

by George Lanthier* This is a second update on the fifth article I ever wrote back in January of 1992 and updated again in 2000. We missed a 10-year update in 2010, so here goes. One of the things that all of us have heard is that they don’t build ignition transformers like they used too. In the past it ...

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U.S. Boiler Company Announces Partnership with URELL Inc.

U.S. Boiler Company has announced a strategic partnership with URELL, Inc. of Watertown, Mass. Effective December 1, URELL will represent U.S. Boiler Company and the Burnham brand in the six New England states and Upstate New York. URELL will also represent other companies in the Burnham Holdings group, including Burnham Commercial and Thermal Solutions. Founded in 1949, URELL has a ...

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Coralie Bailly Joins SUNTEC

Coralie Bailly, a French mechanical engineer recently graduate joined SUNTEC Industries as a sales engineer in September. As part of her position, she will offer SUNTEC customers service support for new applications. She is also working on promoting new and existing products for industrial applications, high pressure cleaning, space heating and the use of biodiesel. Bailly can be reached at: ...

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OESP Accepting Applications for the 16th Annual Dave Nelsen Scholarship Program

The National Association of Oil & Energy Service Professionals is accepting applications for the Dave Nelsen Scholarship Program.  Angel Gonzalez, chairman of the Scholarship Committee stated, “OESP’s mission is education and between our partnerships with our technical schools and colleges as well as this scholarship program, we are taking the lead of supporting our future technicians through these annual scholarships.” ...

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