NearU HVAC Services appoints Dietrich McCall as VP of Operations

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(2020-07-14 19:00:55)
NearU, Charlotte, NC, has expanded its executive leadership team with the appointment of industry operator Dietrich McCall as VP of Operations. McCall is charged with implementing NearU’s customer service and operations platform across the company’s growing footprint. “We could not be more thrilled to welcome Dietrich to the NearU executive team,” said Ashish Achlerkar, NearU Founder & CEO. “NearU’s vision… FULL ARTICLE >>

General Filters launches smaller steam humidifier based on contractor feedback

Features include easier installation and mounting kit
(2020-07-09 16:13:22)
GeneralAire model 5500 Steam Humidifier, new from General Filters, offers a compact electrode steam model and easy installation and maintenance. “Design enhancement suggestions were garnered through numerous contractor focus group meetings held across North America,” said Bob Abraham, President & CEO. “We believe the resulting new unit meets the criteria contractors require for a successful installation and subsequent home owner… FULL ARTICLE >>

Beckett launches connected oil tank gauge system

Helps to schedule deliveries based on need
(2020-07-07 17:52:24)
R.W. Beckett Corp. has debuted the BeckettLink Connected Tank Gauge, a solution for dealers and users to continuously monitor fuel tank levels from a smart phone, tablet or other connected device to help schedule deliveries in real-time. The system consists of a tank gauge that ultrasonically measures the fuel level, and a Wi-Fi enabled “hub” to transmit info. Alerts for… FULL ARTICLE >>

EEE On Demand registration now open

Virtual expo runs throughout August
(2020-07-06 17:06:28)
  All On Demand attendees will create their individual and unique login. Your login takes you to your Attendee Console where you will manage your profile and have access to the complete schedule of business and technical education sessions as well as connect with exhibitors and sponsors. Once registered, you have unlimited access to the On Demand venue and can… FULL ARTICLE >>

Long-time oilheat business owners pass away

(2020-07-06 16:38:25)
Over the weekend, the deaths of a few small company owners were announced. Although she passed away in April, it was reported Joan Heaney of Upper Brookville, Long Island, NY, an integral part of oil delivery company Skaggs-Walsh Inc., died from complications from COVID-19. She was 77 years old. Heaney was fanatical about completing The New York Times crossword puzzle… FULL ARTICLE >>

NEFI changes name to National Energy & Fuels Institute

Reflects work across the country
(2020-07-01 16:00:48)
NEFI, the trade association formerly known as the New England Fuel Institute, has changed its name to the National Energy & Fuels Institute. The new name formalizes the organization’s mission and longtime leadership role as an advocate for liquid heating fuel providers in Washington, DC and throughout the country. “NEFI has served these mostly small Main Street family businesses since… FULL ARTICLE >>
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