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Key Dallas-Based Polar Corp. Sales Manager Announces Retirement

  St. Cloud, Minn., June 9, 2011 ‘ Dave Reuter, who helped Polar Corp. become a leading supplier of tank trailers to petroleum, food grade, dry bulk, and chemical haulers in the southern United States, announced that he will retire from the company on June 30. Based in Dallas, Reuter served as regional sales manager for customers in Texas, Oklahoma, ...

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NEFI EXPO WELL ATTENDED & SUCCESSFUL

  BOSTON ‘ The New England Fuel Institute’s (NEFI) 34th North American Heating and Energy Expo, held this June 7 and 8, was a resounding success, with a bustling show floor full of attendees and hundreds of exhibitors. “The NEFI Energy Expo exemplifies what our association is about,” said NEFI President and CEO Michael Trunzo. “At a time when the ...

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NACS hails defeat of amendment that would have delayed swipe-fee reform

The Senate’s rejection of the amendment offered by Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) is a major victory for the convenience and fuel retailing industry, NACS Chairman Jeff Miller said in statement. The Tester-Corker amendment needed 60 votes for passage in the Senate; however it failed to clear this hurdle by a vote of 54 to 45 on ...

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NAOHSM Educational Opportunities

The National Association of Oil Heating Service Managers has several upcoming educational opportunities. Its Penn State delivered Train-the-Trainer Class will be held June 21-23rd, ICPA Training Facility, Cromwell, CT.  This is a good program for those of who conduct training for their companies; want to begin training or even those that work in schools.    Following that, on July 25-29th ...

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NYSERDA Announces Research and Development Program

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announces a program to support the research and development of innovative heating, cooling, and domestic hot water (DHW) technologies for residential and commercial buildings. Proposed projects should encompass emerging technologies or substantial improvements to existing technologies, achieve increased energy efficiency or environmental performance, and support the middle phases of product ...

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Richard Trethewey, Star of TV’s “This Old House,” will Speak a NEFI ENERGY EXPO, June 7, Boston

This Old House” TV personality and heating and plumbing systems expert Richard Trethewey will make a special appearance and presentation at the upcoming ENERGY EXPO on Tuesday morning June 7 at the Hynes Convention Center,BostonAs is customary, admission to his presentation is free of charge, courtesy of ENERGY EXPO sponsor New England Fuel Institute. Make your registration in advance at ...

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AEC Chooses Tubman to Lead Fight for Market Share

The battle to preserve oil heat’s market share has received a major boost with the appointment of former Carlin Combustion Technology Executive Vice President and General Manager Thomas J. Tubman as executive director of the American Energy Coalition (AEC). Tubman’s passion for oil heat and his wealth of connections in every corner of the industry are vital to the cause. ...

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Budget Deal A Mixed Bag

A compromise was reached in the current struggle to fund the government for the remainder of 2011 fiscal year in a deal that pleases few. House lawmakers passed the 2011 funding bill by a vote of 260 to 167. While President Obama called the, compromise ‘

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Article Stirs Controversy

In March a Fuel Oil News  article ‘Ultra-Low Sulfur Fuel; Oil Effects” noted in an interview with John E. Batey, technical director for the Oilheat Manufacturer’s Association that some preliminary research being conducted for the New York State Research and Development Authority had shown some potential issues with the longevity of conventional nitrile seals. Fuel Oil News has clearly and strongly ...

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