EEE On Demand registration opens Monday July 6

Virtual expo runs throughout August
(2020-07-02 14:49:28)
Attendee registration for the EEE On Demand expo opens Monday, July 6. The virtual expo runs throughout the month of August, replacing the Eastern Energy Expo originally scheduled for May and later August at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut. All On Demand attendees will create their individual and unique login. Your login takes you to your Attendee Console where you… 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 >>

Michigan school develops energy-saving thermostat

Could revolutionize HVAC systems
(2020-07-01 15:58:48)
Researchers from the University of Michigan have developed the Human Embodied Autonomous Thermostat (“HEAT”) in response to the need for smart, more flexible climate control to keep people comfortable without heating and cooling entire empty buildings. HEAT is designed to provide more efficient and personalized comfort. The system uses thermal cameras with 3D video cameras to measure whether occupants are… FULL ARTICLE >>

Displaced Texas oil employees find new life in HVAC industry

Veteran-focused HVAC academy welcomes recently unemployed
(2020-06-30 15:05:18)
As job markets across the U.S. continue to struggle in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the impact of the virus on oil production is threatening severe consequences for the global economy. More than a dozen oil companies have declared bankruptcy so far in the U.S. alone, and widespread industry layoffs are expected to continue. Perfect Technician Academy (PTA), a… FULL ARTICLE >>

Vermont Tank inspection deadline nears

Uninspected tanks can't be filled after August 15
(2020-06-26 13:54:18)
Article courtesy: VTDigger.org Vermonters that heat with fuel oil are encouraged to get their tank inspected this summer. According to Vermont regulations, an uninspected tank can not be filled after August 15, 2020. Contact your fuel provider to confirm that your fuel oil tank has been checked by a Vermont Certified Tank Inspector within the past three years. If your… FULL ARTICLE >>

Government launches more user-friendly PPP loan full forgiveness application

EZ application requires fewer calculations and less documentation
(2020-06-22 18:46:29)
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued a revised, borrower-friendly Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application. The new forgiveness form was part of the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020, signed into law June 5, 2020 and is designed to increase processing efficiency to make it easier for businesses to realize full forgiveness of their PPP loan. In addition… FULL ARTICLE >>
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EEE On Demand registration opens Monday July 6
Attendee registration for the EEE On Demand expo opens Monday, July 6. The virtual expo runs throughout the month of August, replacing the Eastern Energy Expo originally scheduled for May and later August at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut. All On Demand attendees will create… READ BLOG >>
NEFI changes name to National Energy & Fuels Institute
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… READ BLOG >>
Michigan school develops energy-saving thermostat
Researchers from the University of Michigan have developed the Human Embodied Autonomous Thermostat (“HEAT”) in response to the need for smart, more flexible climate control to keep people comfortable without heating and cooling entire empty buildings. HEAT is designed to provide more efficient and personalized… READ BLOG >>
Displaced Texas oil employees find new life in HVAC industry
As job markets across the U.S. continue to struggle in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the impact of the virus on oil production is threatening severe consequences for the global economy. More than a dozen oil companies have declared bankruptcy so far in the… READ BLOG >>
Vermont Tank inspection deadline nears
Article courtesy: VTDigger.org Vermonters that heat with fuel oil are encouraged to get their tank inspected this summer. According to Vermont regulations, an uninspected tank can not be filled after August 15, 2020. Contact your fuel provider to confirm that your fuel oil tank has… READ BLOG >>
Third Virtual Propane Expo set for this week
The third Virtual Propane Expo is this week–Wednesday and Thursday, June 24 and 25.     The last Virtual Propane Expo on May 28 brought 3,000 visitors, there are also over 200 virtual exhibitors, including Indoor Comfort, a media partner. For more information, to register… READ BLOG >>
Government launches more user-friendly PPP loan full forgiveness application
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued a revised, borrower-friendly Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application. The new forgiveness form was part of the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020, signed into law June 5, 2020 and is designed to increase processing efficiency to… READ BLOG >>
Watts to host specs management seminar on June 25
The next installment in the Watts Works Engineer Webinar Series will be Thursday, June 25, at 11 a.m. (EST). Called “Working Smarter: Better Project Specs with SpecHUB,” attendees will learn: How engineers, architects, and design build contractors are writing better specifications with SpecHUB, Watts’ project… READ BLOG >>
Emergency loans and grants reopened for small businesses
The Small Business Administration (SBA) reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and the EIDL Advance program on June 16. The SBA’s existing EIDL emergency loan program was funded with an additional $20 billion to provide emergency relief and to ensure that EIDL loans available… READ BLOG >>
NPGA to roll out summer program to engage local federal legislators
After a series of webinars between the National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) and Members of Congress (this year’s modified Propane Days), NPGA announced it will roll out a program to encourage association members to meet with federal legislators at their local Congressional District offices and… READ BLOG >>