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Landis Family Marks 70 Years in Fuel Business

Robert Landis, Jr., president of Leon C. Landis, Inc., and his father, Robert Landis, this month are celebrating the family’s 70 years in business, spanning three generations. Bob Landis Jr. (third generation) and Bob Landis (second generation). Photo courtesy of Leon C. Landis Inc. Leon C. Landis, Inc. (www.leonlandis.com) is a 24-hour full-service plumbing, heating, air conditioning and fuel delivery ...

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Mahoney’s Goal: Add Members to HVOEC

Rob Mahoney, newly installed president of the Hudson Valley Oil & Energy Council, seeks to expand membership. To those who deliver fuel oil or supply the fuel oil industry in New York’s Hudson Valley, Mahoney extends this invitation: Join the Hudson Valley Oil & Energy Council. “Your first meeting’s on us,” Mahoney said. (For information and to contact the Council, ...

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NEFI Announces 2020 Advanced Education Programs

NEFI Advanced Education will again offer  Management Development and Energy Leaders programs in 2020. These sessions have been updated to reflect current market conditions and help industry leaders steer their companies to a “Net-Zero Carbon by 2050” future — a goal the Northeast heating fuel industry embraced with the September 16, 2019, Providence Resolution. NEFI Advanced Education programs are open ...

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Intermountain Sales & Marketing to Represent General Filters in Utah

General Filters added Intermountain Sales & Marketing, Woods Cross, Utah, to its network of independent sales agencies. Joe Kennard founded Intermountain Sales & Marketing in 1996 after working in the plumbing and hydronic industry throughout the mountain states. Intermountain, based in Woods Cross, Utah, will cover Utah on behalf of General Filters. General Filters was founded in 1937. A a ...

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NEFI Names Regulatory Counsel: Richard P. Schweitzer

Richard P. Schweitzer is the new regulatory counsel to the New England Fuel Institute. Working out of Washington, D.C., Schweitzer will represent NEFI and its members before federal agencies on regulatory matters related to commercial vehicles, training and licensing of CDL drivers, hours-of-service requirements, workplace safety, the safe transportation and storage of Hazardous Materials, and other matters. Richard P. SchweitzerPhoto ...

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‘Taco Tuesday’ Webinar Training Series

Taco will be hosting a new, bi-weekly webinar training series, “Taco Tuesday,” throughout 2020. These fun, fact-filled, one-hour webinars are designed to keep participants up-to-date with the latest HVAC systems, tools and technologies. The webinars will be held on Tuesdays at 12 noon EST and each month will feature one residential topic and one commercial topic. Taco Comfort Solutions’ Director ...

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Westmor Industries Unveils New Website

Westmor Industries, manufacturer and supplier of energy storage, transportation and dispensing equipment, launched a redesigned website this month at westmor-ind.com.  Featuring photos, customer stories, literature and product details, the website is designed for improved presentation of the company’s growing list of products and services. Built with the user in mind, the new site has an easy-to-navigate menu bar and a ...

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AHR Expo Expert Council On Top Topics In HVACR

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the built environment accounts for nearly 40% of electricity consumption in the U.S. A large portion of this energy is consumed by HVACR systems efforts to heat or cool the indoor environment. The HVACR industry has always been versatile with ever-evolving practices, upgrades, disruptive products and technologies. Though shifts may often seem slow ...

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Energy Distribution Partners Names McGathey EVP, COO

Chicago, Illinois-based Energy Distribution Partners announced that Boyd H. McGathey has joined the company as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Boyd H. McGathey McGathey brings nearly 30 years of experience in the propane industry, having served in a variety of senior positions where he managed retail operations, sales, safety, service quality, customer retention and profitability, among other responsibilities. ...

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Family Marks More Than 50 Years in HVAC

“Boilers are in my blood,” says 44-year-old Shane Hall, a third-generation Weil-McLain representative. Hall, of Huntington, W.V., has been a Weil-McLain manufacturer’s rep for more than 25 years, but his involvement in heating and boilers stretches back much further. “My father and grandfather were both in the business, so I grew up in the industry,” says Hall. “I like to ...

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