HVAC

PPATEC HVAC Program Graduates Four in Inaugural Class

On July 11, 2022 PPATEC (Pennsylvania Petroleum Association Technical Education Center) launched its inaugural 10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program. This program was the result of a multi-year effort that included a building expansion, Pennsylvania Department of Education certification, and Veteran Affairs approval. Course curriculum for the 400-hour program includes electric, air conditioning, gas/oil heating, and propane training. The initial ...

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Maine EMA Adds Staffers

Colleen Ege and Nicholas Scarfo joined the staff at the Maine Energy Marketers Association. The association noted that Ege “brings with her quite a bit of knowledge of the industry.” Prior to joining MEMA, Ege was a propane manager and service dispatcher at Fielding’s Oil & Propane, and before that she was a heating oil technician for a smaller company ...

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Taco, Wales-Darby Donate $25,000

Taco Comfort Solutions donated $25,000 to Tunnel to Towers Foundation during an event held on June 15 at Wales Darby’s Islandia, NY facility. Taco teamed up with their New York manufacturer’s rep, Wales Darby, to run a contractor promotion in the Long Island area supporting Tunnel to Towers. Taco donated proceeds from Taco heating circulators sold during a four-month period ...

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Liquid Measurements & Controls

Liquid Measurements & Controls, based in Limerick PA, has launched a Customer Portal.  Customers can access their purchases with Liquid Measurements & Controls going back to 2010. LMC offers a wide variety of fluid-measuring products, specializing in pumps and meters for loading and unloading at mobile and stationary locations. LMC’s online store is open 24 hours a day.  @http://lmncstore.com.

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R.W. Beckett Launches GeniSys 7565 Controller

R.W. Beckett, North Ridgeville, Ohio, announced the launch of its GeniSys 7565, as “a controller of the future designed for today’s technician, engineered to improve the efficiency of troubleshooting and the ease of programming.” When paired with a smart phone in the field, it also provides the technician with real-time diagnostics of the current cycle and valuable details of previous ...

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Barbour Receives Taco’s Dan Holohan Award

Bob Barbour, VP, Sales Operations North America at Taco Comfort Solutions, was presented the 2022 Dan Holohan Lifetime Contribution to Comfort Award at at the AHR Expo, by John White III, Senior VP, OEM Sales at Taco Comfort Solutions. Barbour began his career at Taco as an incoming material inspector in 1978 before finishing his civil engineering degree at the ...

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Skylands Energy Acquires M.J. Neill

Skylands Energy Service, Raritan, N.J., acquired the full-service energy supply business of M.J. Neill, Bernardsville, N. J. For more than 100 years, M.J. Neill has been a family-owned and -operated business serving New Jersey residential and light commercial customers. Established in 1917 by David W. Neill, the business is now in its fourth generation with President David A. Neill as ...

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Oil Heat Cares Provides New Boiler for Senior Volunteer

Micki McCabe has been working and volunteering with non-profit Connecticut Braille, helping the blind for many years. Still working at age 83, she had not received a salary since January, 2020. When her 40-year-old boiler needed to be replaced about a year ago, she found herself with no extra funds. Rob Capri of Gault Energy contacted Oil Heat Cares for ...

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Shaffer Co. Acquires Beacon Mechanical

The Shaffer Company, located in Bristol, Conn., has acquired the assets of Beacon Mechanical Service, LLC, an HVAC, plumbing, and heating oil delivery business in Granby, Conn. The transaction closed on September 29, 2021, Cetane Associates announced. Founded in 2003 by members of the Riggott family–Keith, Patti, and their son Nicholas (Nick)–Beacon Mechanical began as a one-truck mechanical contracting business ...

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General Filters Names C&C Marketing as Sales Agency

General Filters announced the addition of sales agency group C&C Marketing of Apalachin, N.Y., to serve the state of New York; North and West of I-84. “C&C Marketing is very well positioned in the Upstate NY HVAC equipment market to promote GeneralAire and General Oil IAQ products through our wholesaler network.” said Allan Feys, Director of Sales and Business Development.  ...

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