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The Oil Pump

Many will say they understand pumps, which come in several types.  Here are a few: Centrifugal pump– This pump is not self priming pump. The fluid is sent to the center of the pump’s eye and is moved via rotation of its impeller to the outer walls of the pumps housing. By the fluid’s movement against the outer walls, pressure ...

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The Energy Crunch is Over, Right?

‘OK, the price of oil has dropped, so I don’t need that new equipment after all.”  Have you heard that yet?  Well, you may soon.  From what I have heard the customers are going back to their old tricks.  Now is the time to go on the offensive!  Don’t let them fall back into the ‘old unit is good enough, ...

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Are You Proactive or Reactive in Tough Times?

I know that most of you have heard the terms mentioned in this title, and I think  it’s time to be focused on being proactive in every phase of business during these tough economic times.  As I travel on a daily schedule, I meet and chat with many different HVAC contractors, who make no bones in telling me that their ...

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OSV Saves the Day

For the past few months we have been talking about water in tanks and the problems it will cause as well as the oil lines and how to avoid trouble there so the oil gets only to where we want it’the oil burner.  We need to get the oil from the storage tank to the oil burner safely.  It doesn’t ...

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Which Type of Heating is the Best?

I would guess by now, with all the heating topics that have been mentioned in the media, many of you will have had to answer your customers’ questions about their heating systems. Of course, many of you who are in the business may be as confused as your customers as to how they can upgrade their heating equipment in order ...

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Water: Friend or foe?

Over the summer, many tanks have been subjected to temperature and humidity, both which affect the oil that will be attempted to ignite after long dormancy ' not an easy task for an oil burner

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System Insulation

Keeping heat in the home would be my rationality for supporting the topic of insulation, especially with the high price of oil these days

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