HVAC

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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Taco Announces Agreement to Acquire Askoll Sei

Advancing its strategic partnership with Italian pump manufacturer Askoll®, Taco Comfort Solutions™ announced today that it has signed an agreement with Askoll Holding srl to acquire 100% of Askoll Sei, a world class pump manufacturer of high efficiency pumps located in Sandrigo, Italy. The agreement was signed at Askoll’s world headquarters in Dueville, Italy by  Elio Marioni, Askoll’s founder and ...

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High Altitude Boiler Bliss

By Dan Vastyan Intro Photo: (L-R) Neil Wagner, Nick Valenti, Mike Merryman of McCoy Sales and Ben Dunn. Just about anything that consumes a fuel source – whether that be a human body, an automobile, or a gas range – performs best at sea level.  Oxygen levels in the atmosphere decrease exponentially as elevation increases.  At 16,000 feet above sea level, ...

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Field Controls New Director of Wholesale Sales and Marketing

Tim Barton has been promoted to an executive staff position as director of wholesale sales and marketing for Field Controls. Barton will manage and support the regional sales team and direct all wholesale-related marketing programs, advertising, and product development initiatives. Barton’s focus will center on market presence and brand positioning of the Field Controls Healthy Home System™ indoor air quality ...

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General Filters, Inc. Appoints new President / CEO Bob Abraham

General Filters, Inc., manufacturer of whole house indoor air quality products, announced the appointment of Bob Abraham to president, CEO, effective immediately. Abraham brings to General Filters extensive experience in finance, IT and business operations.  Once owning his own accounting and tax firm, he most recently served as CFO for Virginia Tile Company in Livonia, MI.  “For over 75 years, ...

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NYOHA: Maniscalco Retires

John Maniscalco held the top job at the New York Oil Heating Association for more than 24 years By Stephen Bennett John Maniscalco was caught by surprise. It was at the Atlantic Region Energy Expo in Atlantic City, N.J., last May, during the keynote session, and Maniscalco was called onto the stage and given a plaque honoring him for more ...

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Microbubbles

by George Lanthier* If you are a service manager you may, from time to time, ask yourself if all of the pumps your serviceman are replacing are in fact bad, or not. If you’re a serviceman you may be asking yourself the same question. Many manufacturers wonder the same thing. Could you explain why you changed all of the pumps ...

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Sun, Fun, ASHRAE and AHR Expo: Registration Open for 2016 Winter Conference in Orlando

New technical program tracks, more than 200 Professional Development Hour opportunities and the world’s largest HVAC&R marketplace are just a few highlights of the ASHRAE 2016 Winter Conference and AHR Expo taking place in Orlando, Fla. The two events are expected to draw thousands of industry professionals from around the world. The ASHRAE Conference takes place Jan. 23-27, Orlando Hilton, ...

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Oil? Dirty? Not Anymore

By Dan Vastyan Corbin Fuel Co. started out as an ice and coal delivery service nearly 100 years ago, but now they focus on oil and propane delivery. Suffice to say the block ice trade isn’t booming these days. In the 1930s, they started swapping ice wagons for fuel tankers and made the leap from keeping ice boxes cold to ...

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