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DOE Study Confirms Savings Offered by Greffen Systems’ M2G Controller

ATLANTA — Just in time for winter, a study released recently by the U.S. Department of Energy is confirming Greffen Systems’ (www.GreffenSys.com) M2G intelligent boiler control produces significant savings for heating buildings using hydronic boilers. The DOE’s “Building America Case Study,” which installed and monitored Advanced Load Monitoring (ALM) aftermarket controllers in Chicago, reported fuel savings up to 14%. http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy14osti/62343.pdf ...

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Danfoss Wins 2015 AHR Expo Product of the Year Award

Danfoss Turbocor VTT Series Compressor

CHICAGO, Ill. —  Danfoss’ Turbocor VTT Series Compressor was selected as the winner of the 2015 AHR Expo Product of the Year during the Innovation Award ceremonies on January 27 at the world’s largest HVACR event in Chicago. The new Danfoss VTT (Variable Twin Turbo) Series Compressor was chosen from among the top Innovation Award winners in 10 industry-related categories. ...

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NORA Launches the New OilheatAmerica.com

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  The National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA)  launched a completely new version of OilheatAmerica.com, its consumer information website, on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. NORA, working with Primedia, identified the core attributes of Oilheat – Safe, Renewable, Efficient, Clean, Domestic, Abundant and Independent. New content was then created to explain each attribute and how it benefits the consumer. Designed and ...

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HomeServe Finds Majority of Homeowners Not Budgeting for Repairs or Maintenance

By Christa Lohman

NORWALK, Conn. — HomeServe USA (HomeServe), a leading provider of home emergency repair service plans, today announced findings from a new online survey conducted on their behalf by Harris Poll in December 2014 among 2,022 U.S. adults ages 18 and older on how American homeowners are budgeting for 2015. Only 32 percent of homeowners report that they currently budget for ...

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OESP Seeks Candidates for 2015 Awards

Here is your chance to recognize those in our industry that excel.  The Awards Guidelines for OESP can be downloaded.  These guidelines will give you an idea of what it takes to nominate an individual.  In order to nominate your candidate for consideration by committee, you’ll need to put together a basic “story” about the individual or company. That story needs to include ...

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Chromalox Unveils U Series Heat Tracing Accessory

PITTSBURGH — Chromalox, a leading manufacturer of advanced thermal technologies, today announced the availability of a new U Series accessory that represents cutting-edge design in heat tracing accessories. The UESL End Seal Signal Light Kit provides visual indication that a heat trace circuit is energized and is designed for use in Energy and commercial building & construction markets. The NEMA 4X rated ...

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xF Technologies Appoints Tom Stephens to Board of Directors

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — xF Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Stephensas an independent director of the Company, effective immediately. Mr. Stephens’ appointment expands the Company’s board to six directors. “Tom’s in-depth knowledge of the automotive and transportation industry, gleaned from his 43 year career at General Motors, will be invaluable in helping xF Technologies chart a course that ...

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NBB: Biodiesel Quality Exceeds Specs in Testing

Quality concerns have long been addressed with bioproducts, and the appropriate testing ensures they meet common standards with other products. That is the case with lubricants, and, of course, that is the case with fuel. Testing of fuel from more than 30 randomly selected retail stations throughout Minnesota showed biodiesel blends exceeding quality parameters set by the industry, according to ...

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PAMM President Dan Gilligan Talks Post-Midterm Washington

By Keith Reid Thee 2014 midterms came as a shocking rebuke to the Democrats, and it has been posed that it was specifi- cally more of a rebuke to the Obama Administration’s policies. We are also entering in to a new year with a new legislative make up. FON Interviewed PMAA President Dan Gilligan about the recent election and what’s ...

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