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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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OESP Scholarship Winners

OESP Awards dinner at the Eastern Energy Expo at Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, Connecticut, May 2022. OESP Scholarship winners, from left: Brian Rankin attends Entech and resides in Ivoryton, CT. The scholarship was sponsored by Pompetti Oil. James Quinn attends Entech and resides in Gayles Ferry, CT. The scholarship was co-sponsored by R.W. Beckett. Riley Fitzsimmons attends Entech and resides in Colchester, CT. The scholarship ...

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The State of Energy

At the Nashville Southeast propane show in late April in Nashville Tennessee, my friend and colleague Tom Clark from the Rocky Mountain Propane Gas Association (rmpropane.org) was a few booths down from me. Tom and his friend and colleague Rand Dewitt had a booth featuring their popular podcast series The State of Energy, known as “TSOE” (thestateofenergy.com). I first came ...

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Suburban Propane Holds Hiring Event with Veterans’ Group

Suburban Propane Partners, a nationwide distributor of propane, renewable propane, fuel oil and related products and services, and investor in low carbon fuel alternatives, partnered with Veterans Bridge Home (VBH), a Charlotte-based nonprofit that connects Veterans and their families in any state of transition, to the community. Through its network of partners, VBH helps Veterans navigate employment, create social connections, ...

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Start-Up: NetZero Biofuels

NetZero Biofuels, a startup on the banks of the Hudson River, is making biodiesel from soybean oil. DuMond Farms, Union Springs, N.Y., a grower of soybeans and other crops, produces soybean oil and trucks it to the NetZero plant in New Windsor, N.Y., on the western side of the Hudson. NetZero received the first delivery of soybean oil on April ...

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NORA Issues New Tech Manual for Liquid Heating Fuel

The National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) recently released the Technicians Manual for Liquid Heating Fuels, replacing the previous instruction manual, Oilheat Technicians Manual -Silver Edition. The new manual is the most comprehensive and up-to-date learning resource for understanding the principles and practices of today’s liquid heating fuel, controls, systems and service. It is the basis for NORA’s Technician Certification program and serves as the textbook ...

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