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AHRI Releases June 2011 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is the trade association representing manufacturers of air conditioning, heating, and commercial refrigeration equipment. AHRI provides regular reports on the sales of a variety of equipment. Offered below is the data for June 2011. Residential Storage Water Heaters — U.S. shipments of residential gas storage water heaters for June 2011 decreased 14 percent, ...

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API: Study shows oil and natural gas holdings key to public pension fund performance in Illinois

State pension fund investments in oil and natural gas companies are providing strong returns for teachers, firefighters, police officers, and other public pension retirees in Illinois, according to a Sonecon study released by API. Returns on oil and natural gas assets in the top two state funds averaged 41 cents for each dollar invested compared to just 2 cents for other assets in these funds from 2005 to 2009

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Oil Heat Industry Groups Urge Appropriators to Oppose LIHEAP and WAP Cuts

As reported in the June 30 issue of NEON, in a letter to House and Senate Appropriations leaders, the Petroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA), New England Fuel Institute (NEFI), Oilheat Manufactures Association (OMA) and the National Association of Oil & Energy Service Professionals (OESP) called on Congress to reject the 50 percent funding cut proposed by the president's FY2012 budget

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