Bioheat launches 2015 ad campaign

Includes TV, radio spots and Salvation Army partnership
(February 18, 2015)
Earlier this month, Bioheat launched their early 2015 ad campaign, including three radio spots, a 30-second TV ad and a 30-second TV PSA in partnership with the Salvation Army and WCVB Channel 5 (ABC) in Boston. Below is the 30-second Bioheat commercial airing on WCVB in Boston: WCVB and Bioheat are partnering with the Salvation Army to provide heat and… FULL ARTICLE >>

New Bioheat Bill Hits NYC Council

Proposed 5% biofuel mandate for heating oil, to reach 20% by 2030
(February 17, 2015)
New York City Councilman Costa Constantinides introduced a bill late last week that would increase the amount of biofuel required in residential and commercial heating oil to 5% by 2016, up from the current city requirement of 2% biofuel. Bill 0642, if passed, would then raise the threshold to 10% by 2020, 15% by 2025 and 20% by 2030, as reported by… FULL ARTICLE >>
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Update from American Energy Coalition

2014 marketing campaign deemed a success
(February 5, 2015)
The American Energy Coalition (AEC) released an update addressing the end of its 2014 marketing campaign. The campaign, which kicked off on June 2nd with ten and fifteen-second radio spots in the New York City, Connecticut and Massachusetts markets, aimed to convey a “constant, sustained and unified” message from the oilheat industry, according to AEC. The radio spots comprised one… FULL ARTICLE >>

Penn. Petroleum Ass’n releases education schedule

Many opportunities for NATE, NORA CEUs, NPGA CETP credits
(February 4, 2015)
The Pennsylvania Petroleum Association (PPA) released a tentative education schedule for 2015, running from March 9 to October 16, with classes located throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Many classes offer National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) and National American Technician Excellence (NATE) continuing education units (CEUs), as well as required prerequisites for the National Propane Gas Association’s (NPGA) Certified Employee Training Program (CETP).… FULL ARTICLE >>

ICM announces media partnership with NPGA

2015 Expo to be held April 11-13 in Atlanta
(February 3, 2015)
Parsippany, NJ—Indoor Comfort Marketing is pleased to announce a media partnership with the National Propane Gas Association’s (NPGA) Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo. The 2015 Expo will be at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, April 11-13; Indoor Comfort Marketing will be an exhibitor with our March/April print edition and the 2015 Indoor Comfort Showcase on display. With… FULL ARTICLE >>

OESP accepting nominees for 2015 awards

Five awards celebrating industry contributions up for grabs
(February 2, 2015)
  The National Association for Oil & Energy Service Professionals (OESP) is accepting candidates for their 2015 awards, to be honored in an awards banquet at the 61st Annual Trade Show & Convention in Hershey, PA May 17-21. Awards include the Hugh McKee Award, Lou Ehrich Award, Service Manager of the Year, Manufacturer of the Year and Instructor of the… FULL ARTICLE >>

Tom Butcher recognized by National Biodiesel Board

Named 2015 NBB Eye on Biodiesel award winner
(January 23, 2015)
Tom Butcher, Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) was honored by the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo in Forth Worth, TX this week. The dedication reads: Brookhaven National Laboratory is one of the premier U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE) national laboratories and the leading technical institution for heating oil research in the world. Dr. Tom Butcher… FULL ARTICLE >>

NORA Launches the new

New website a wealth of Oilheat information
A revamped OilHeat America website went live Tuesday. The National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA), working with PriMedia, launched the new website to promote Oilheat’s core traits: safe, renewable, efficient, clean, domestic, abundant and independent. Centered around these seven attributes,  new content, presented in a clean, responsive design highlight the wealth of valuable information on the website. “We are so pleased… FULL ARTICLE >>

Danfoss names new marketing manager

(January 22, 2015)
Danfoss designer Carla Horn was named Marketing Communications Manager by the company, manufacturers of valves and pumps for heating and cooling equipment, among other products. Horn took over many of the responsibilities of former marketing manager—now VP of Operations—Richard Thiel. She served as Marketing Director at organic foods distributor Natural Zing prior to joining Danfoss. FULL ARTICLE >>

WSJ: Cheaper Heating Oil Fuels Billions in Savings in Northeast

Key Source of Winter Warmth Falls Along With Crude Costs
(January 19, 2015)
By Jon Kamp (WSJ) — On top of the broad savings Americans are reaping from cheaper gasoline, plummeting oil prices stand to bring residents in the Northeast billions more dollars in savings this winter when they fill up their home-heating-oil tanks. An estimated 6.2 million U.S. homes rely on heating oil for seasonal warmth, the vast majority in the Northeast.… FULL ARTICLE >>

Pennsylvania Petroleum Association Event Schedule

Winter is coming, and the Pennsylvania Petroleum Association’s (PPA)…

New Mercury Recycling Law in Massachusetts

In an effort to boost mercury recycling in the…

Bell & Gossett’s Little Red Schoolhouse Returns

Bell & Gossett, a Xylem Inc. brand, will continue…
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