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PPA Expands Training Facility

The PA Petroleum Association (PPA) announced the completion of the most recent phase of the planned expansion of its training center in Middletown. The expansion brings the total floorplan to more than 4,000 square feet dedicated to HVAC and energy training programs. New classroom space in the expanded PPA training facility. PPA photo. The PPA is a not-for-profit trade association representing 400+ ...

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Paraco Acquires Chickos Energy Services

Paraco Gas acquired Chickos Energy Services of Milford, Connecticut. The acquisition, announced Dec. 22, is Paraco’s second of an HVAC company in 2022. Chickos Energy Services has been family owned and operated since the 1950s. “Paraco is the right fit at the right time,” said Michael Chickos, former owner of Chickos Energy Services. “Paraco’s values and family focus means that ...

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AHR Expo 2023: Feb. 6-8

The AHR Expo (International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition) announced the full schedule for the 2023 AHR Expo Education Program. This year’s program will feature more than 200 free seminars, including a panel series, new product and technology presentations, professional certifications and continuing education courses. The 2023 AHR Expo will be held Feb. 6 – Feb. 8 at the Georgia World ...

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HVOEC Billboards: Farm to Fuel to Your Family

The Hudson Valley Oil & Energy Council is marketing biofuel on three billboards, including this one on Route 9W in New Windsor, NY. The billboard includes the address of a website (bioheathudsonvalley.org) for more information. Photo courtesy of Joe D’Aprile/HVOEC

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Eastern Energy Expo 2023

The Eastern Energy Expo 2023 will be held May 21-24 at the Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, NJ. Sponsorships and exhibit space are now available at EasternEnergyExpo.com. Eric DeGesero, Executive Vice President, Fuel Merchants Association NJ, stated, “Our 2022 event was a great success and now we are excited to shift our venue to Atlantic City.” Eastern Energy Expo ...

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Next-Generation Panel at HEAT Show

Appearing on the Next Generation Panel at the Heat Show in Providence, R.I., on Thursday, Sept. 29: Derek Lamparelli of Frank Lamparelli Fuel; Jacqueline Hart of Hart Home Comfort; Kyle Price of Tevis Energy; Mallory Corse of Jack F. Corse, Inc.; and John Bowman of F.F. Hitchcock Plumbing, Heating & Cooling. Attendees were invited to “Hear About the Future of ...

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PPATEC HVAC Program Graduates Inaugural Class

On July 11, 2022 PPATEC (Pennsylvania Petroleum Association Technical Education Center) launched its inaugural 10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program. This program was the result of a multi-year effort that included a building expansion, Pennsylvania Department of Education certification, and Veteran Affairs approval. Course curriculum for the 400-hour program includes electric, air conditioning, gas/oil heating, and propane training. The initial ...

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Palmer Gas & Oil Displays Autogas Car

Palmer Gas & Oil, which is marking its 90th year in business, displayed this autogas vehicle at the Northeast Propane Show, held in August at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. The fuel dealer operates in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine.

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Northeast Propane Show Gets It Right

The Northeast Propane Show (northeastpropaneshow.com) in Worcester, Massachusetts, at the DCU Center, August 9-10, presented by the Propane Gas Association of New England (PGANE),  has typically been held on “even” years. In 2020, the show did not happen because of Covid, so, with in-person industry events coming back, it was nice to see people face-to-face. The show drew over 900 ...

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Northern New England Energy Conference

The Northern New England Energy Conference was held June 13-15 at Samoset Resort in Rockport, Maine. Above: Beverly White of Global Companies LLC accepted the EMANH Member of the Year Award from EMANH President Robert Sculley. Above: Scott Gaudet of Bergquist Inc. accepted the award celebrating being a MEMA member for 10 years. Gaudet is pictured with MEMA President/CEO Charlie ...

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