OESP recognizes industry award winners

Virtual ceremony part of EEE On Demand
(2020-08-06 20:10:19)
Five OESP members and one manufacturer were recognized for their outstanding leadership and service during the Virtual OESP Industry Awards Ceremony last night during the EEE conference.                 The evening began with a tribute to National President Ralph Adams, remembering him for his commitment to OESP over his years of service to the… FULL ARTICLE >>

New oil/propane safety & compliance working group takes shape

Issues call for new members
(2020-08-03 19:16:56)
In late July, a new group of retailer energy marketer safety and compliance professionals formed a “working group,” which is issuing a call for new members in the heating oil and or propane retailer markets located in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States. The group will act as a forum for safety and compliance discussions beginning this month and continuing on… FULL ARTICLE >>

Summits canceled due to show cancellations

PERC & PMAA explore virtual options
(2020-08-03 17:39:09)
The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) announced it has cancelled all of its in-person Propane Sales Summits in 2020 for propane marketers. PERC’s Sales Summit, originally scheduled for July 27 in conjunction with the Great Lakes Propane Convention, was cancelled due to the cancellation of the main convention. The summits are expected to go virtual in the near future,… FULL ARTICLE >>

MEMA Appoints Charlie Summers New President

Summers to Lead Brunswick-based MEMA and its MTEC
(2020-07-31 15:52:41)
BRUNSWICK, ME – Maine Energy Marketers Association (MEMA) has appointed Charles “Charlie” Summers, Jr., as its next President. Charlie will lead MEMA and its MTEC Education Center in providing its 300+ heating oil, propane, biofuels, and motor fuels members with an enhanced level of service and support. Mike McCormack, MEMA’s Board Chairman states, “We are excited to bring Charlie back… FULL ARTICLE >>

See the full Eastern Energy Expo class schedule here

Categories: fuel, hydronics, combustion, hydronics, AC, controls, tech/management, HW
(2020-07-20 15:31:19)
Oil & Energy Service Professionals (OESP) is hosting a series of live classes during the virtual 2020 Eastern Energy Expo (EEE) in August. See the full schedule below. Tuesday, August 4 9 a.m.: Above Ground Storage Tanks and today’s Ultra-low Sulfur Heating Oil (ULSHO)—Mark Smith, Barry Aruda, Advanced Fuel Solutions 10:30 a.m.: Heat Loss for Hydronic systems—Dave Holdorf, Taco 12… FULL ARTICLE >>
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The Most Important Formula in Hydronics

In our world of providing comfort and energy efficiency…
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Timmie McElwain

Hot Surface Ignition Troubleshooting

Part 1 (from May/Jun Indoor Comfort) This discussion will…
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OESP recognizes industry award winners
Five OESP members and one manufacturer were recognized for their outstanding leadership and service during the Virtual OESP Industry Awards Ceremony last night during the EEE conference.                 The evening began with a tribute to National President Ralph… READ BLOG >>
New oil/propane safety & compliance working group takes shape
In late July, a new group of retailer energy marketer safety and compliance professionals formed a “working group,” which is issuing a call for new members in the heating oil and or propane retailer markets located in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States. The group will… READ BLOG >>
Summits canceled due to show cancellations
The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) announced it has cancelled all of its in-person Propane Sales Summits in 2020 for propane marketers. PERC’s Sales Summit, originally scheduled for July 27 in conjunction with the Great Lakes Propane Convention, was cancelled due to the cancellation… READ BLOG >>
MEMA Appoints Charlie Summers New President
BRUNSWICK, ME – Maine Energy Marketers Association (MEMA) has appointed Charles “Charlie” Summers, Jr., as its next President. Charlie will lead MEMA and its MTEC Education Center in providing its 300+ heating oil, propane, biofuels, and motor fuels members with an enhanced level of service… READ BLOG >>
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July Virtual Propane Expo on for Thursday, July 23
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Ancora Ed. launches free online HVAC course to combat COVID-19
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PERC unveils 2020 Propane Can Do That homeowner toolkits
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