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Dead River Acquires Cheshire Oil

Dead River Co., South Portland, Me., acquired Cheshire Oil Co. of Keene, N.H. The Robertson family sold the home heating portion of their business to Dead River. Cheshire Oil has served the Monadnock region of New Hampshire for 97 years. Dead River announced the acquisition on Sept. 14. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Dead River Company has served ...

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Wills Group Raises Over $525,000 for Blackie Wills Community Fund

The Wills Group, La Plata, Md., announced that it raised more than $525,000 at its second annual Blackie Wills Golf Classic and Gala at Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City, Md. The golf event was postponed to Oct. 29 because of inclement weather. The gala took place on Sept. 9. The Golf Classic and Gala support The Blackie Wills Community ...

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DataOnline’s Chet Reshamwala to Become CEO

Chet Reshamwala will become chief executive officer of DataOnline effective Jan. 1, the company announced. He is currently chief operating officer. Reshamwala will succeed co-founder and current CEO Martin Adams, who will transition to a strategic business development role, where he will focus on building account relations and helping customers improve safety and efficiency. DataOnline this year acquired Independent Technologies, ...

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F.W. Webb Acquires Palace Plumbing with Locations in Manhattan and the Bronx

F.W. Webb Co., Bedford, Mass., announced the acquisition of Palace Plumbing & Heating Supply, a wholesale distributor with a location in Manhattan and a location in the Bronx. “We have had a desire to get into New York City. Over the past couple of years, we have been working toward that goal by making acquisitions and opening new locations in ...

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DataOnline Acquires Independent Technologies

DataOnline announced that it acquired Independent Technologies, whose largest division, Wesroc, is a provider of tank monitoring systems to the North American propane market, offering cellular, satellite, and LoRa technology. Along with DataOnline’s recent acquisition of Germany-based Wikon GmbH, the combined businesses will serve more than 1,000 customers in more than 75 countries across Europe, Asia, and the Americas, DataOnline ...

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Congress Urged to Renew NORA

Trade groups and 10 U.S. senators and representatives called on Congress to permanently reauthorize a check-off program that funds the National Oilheat Research Alliance. The current authorization is set to expire on Feb. 6, 2019. The trade groups include the New England Fuel Institute, state trade associations, the National Association of Oil & Energy Service Professionals, and the National Biodiesel ...

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Dispatch from Canada: Code Changes Are Expected to Reduce Spills, Leaks

Changes to the minimum oil heat installation standard in Canada, known as CSA B139, are designed to reduce heating oil leaks and spills, thereby decreasing environmental damage, reports Michael Freill. Understandably, such occurrences negatively effect the homeowner and have been a stain on the oil heat industry’s reputation. Freill writes: The insurance industry has, in general, been responsible for clean-up ...

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John H. White, Jr. Reassumes CEO Role at Taco

The Taco Family of Cos.’ chairman and owner, John H. White, Jr., returned to the role of company CEO. The company, based in Cranston, R.I., also announced that John White III and Benjamin White have been named vice presidents of Taco Comfort Solutions. “Nearly four years ago I asked Wil VandeWiel to take the company into Europe and grow our ...

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Registration Opens for the 2019 ASHRAE Winter Conference

Registration is open for ASHRAE’s 2019 Winter Conference, to be held in Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 12-16, at the Omni Hotel Atlanta at CNN Center and the Georgia World Congress Center. Registration for the conference provides entry to the co-sponsored  AHR Expo, to be held Jan. 14-16 at the Georgia World Congress Center. The ASHRAE Winter Conference features eight conference tracks, tours, social events, and a ...

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Women in Energy Lunch & Learn: Take Charge of Your Financial Future

“Taking charge of your financial future” is the subject of the next “Lunch & Learn” session to be held by Women in Energy, Sept. 19 from 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Heritage Hotel in Lancaster, Pa. Experts from Janney Montgomery Scott LLC will lead the educational program. Pete Costanzo, senior vice president of wealth management, and Laura Pontz, registered private ...

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