Heating fuel industry veteran Richard Salmonsen passes away

November 8, 2023

Heating fuel industry veteran Richard "Dick" Salmonsen passed away on Oct. 27 at the age of 91 in Danvers, MA. Born on Feb.18, 1932, and raised in Worcester, MA, Salmonsen attended Bryant & Stratton College in …

NORA releases episode 7 of “In The LOOP with NORA” podcast

November 7, 2023

The National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) has released the seventh episode of its podcast series, "In the LOOP with NORA." The podcast series looks at how the liquid fuel heating industry lowers carbon emissions from …

Eastern Energy Expo 2024 opens registration

November 2, 2023

Eastern Energy Expo has announced that the 2024 Expo will be held May 19-22, 2024, at the Mohegan Sun Resort in Uncasville, CT. Sponsorships and exhibit space are now available at EasternEnergyExpo.com. Eric DeGesero, Executive VP …

Women in Energy elects new Board members

November 1, 2023

Women in Energy hosted its Annual Conference in Hershey, PA, from Sept. 20-22. The event featured an empowering program filled with education, networking and tabletop displays, as well as the election of a new, expanded …

Lennox “Feel The Love” program donates HVAC units to homeowners

October 23, 2023

Through its "Feel The Love" program, Lennox donated nearly 500 HVAC units to deserving homeowners during the Installation Week event on October 7-14, completing a record-breaking year for the annual program, said the company.   For …

PPA elects new Board of Directors at Annual Conference

October 19, 2023

The Pennsylvania Petroleum Association (PPA) hosted 250 industry leaders and stakeholders in Hershey, Pennsylvania, for the 2023 Fall Energy Conference & Annual Meeting, held Oct. 9-11. According to event organizers, the conference has doubled in …

Comfortable, Quiet Steam Boiler Heat in NYC

October 9, 2023

New York City still runs on steam heat. From the countless brownstones that line its streets to the high-rises and universities served by Con Edison’s steam utility, vaporized water reigns king in the five boroughs. Saying …

How Do You Make it Cold?

You cannot control the weather, but you can control the impact the weather has on your business. There is an old joke about some guys sitting together talking about their “best” insurance scam escapades that ends with …

Refrigeration Cycles vs. Steam Heating Systems

Everyone involved in the heating and cooling industry, especially in the Northeast, has experienced a rapid increase in the popularity of Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHP). Without getting into all the reasons why, one interesting …

The Gas Side— Honeywell SmartValves™: Part 14

Part 14, from the Sep/Oct 2023 Indoor Comfort. Parts 1 & 2, from the Jul/Aug and Sep/Oct 2021 Indoor Comfort can be found here. Part 3, from the Nov/Dec 2021 Indoor Comfort can be found here. Part 4, from the Jan/Feb 2022 Indoor Comfort can be …