NYPGA names Bruce Whitney Executive Director

Whitney hails from Ray Murray Inc. & Unitil
(August 14, 2019)
New York Propane Gas Association (NYPGA) has hired Bruce Whitney as the new Executive Director. He starts August 14. Whitney has held senior management roles focused in marketing, training, business development and client retention for energy and energy equipment companies since 1999, most notably as Director of Marketing at gas equipment wholesaler Ray Murray Inc. (RMI) and as Senior Director… FULL ARTICLE >>

Watts to host digital mixing valve webinar on August 28

Continuing education credits available
(August 12, 2019)
Watts will hold the “Smarter, Safer Hot Water” webinar live on Wednesday, August 28 at 11 am EST.  The webinar, designed for Watts’ engineer, architect, designer, and facility manager customers, will focus on how digital mixing valves can directly measure, monitor and deliver safer hot water through domestic water systems.  Key points on digital mixing valves include how to: Efficiently… FULL ARTICLE >>

Seattle mayor proposes heating oil tax to push electrification

(August 9, 2019)
August 9, 2019– Dive Brief: As part of the city’s climate plan, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has proposed a tax on heating oil providers that would help transition homes from oil heaters to electric heat. The proposed 24 cents-per-gallon tax would cover rebates and grants to help 3,000 homes transition to electric power, with an estimated 1,000 low-income households being eligible for a… FULL ARTICLE >>

PERC urges producers to fill propane tanks early to prepare for high demand

Long winter and wet spring will alter peak demand
(August 8, 2019)
The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) encourages propane producers to fill tanks early to prepare for anticipated higher propane demands this fall due to later harvests and increased grain drying needs. Record-breaking flooding in the Midwest and increased soil moisture in many states has delayed planting for many crops, which will in turn delay harvests. Later harvests and an… FULL ARTICLE >>

Dartmouth professor to be Keynote speaker at HEAT Show

NEFI Expo September 15-18 in Providence, RI
(August 1, 2019)
The Heating & Energizing America Trade Show (HEAT) is set for September 15-18 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI. The HEAT show combines the New England Fuel Institute’s (NEFI) Energy Expo and the Southern New England Energy Conference. Keynote Speaker will be Geoffrey G. Parker, Professor of Engineering at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.… FULL ARTICLE >>
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