WD-40 awarding HVAC scholarships; applications close Dec. 31

November 22, 2023

WD-40 Brand has partnered with Housecall Pro to create the 2024 Next Generation HVAC Scholarships. Applications are now open to award 20 HVAC students $2,500 each, plus product, swag and tools to help kick-start their career in the trades and encourage the next generation of tradespeople. Through Trade Academy, an organization committed to supporting tradespeople […]

EEE seeking speakers for May conference

November 17, 2023

Eastern Energy Expo (EEE) is currently accepting applications for speakers and programs for next year’s event, to be held May 19–22, 2024, at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT. Eastern Energy Expo brings together wholesale and retail heating fuel marketers, motor fuel distributors, diesel and biodiesel distributors, propane marketers and service professionals. The schedule will include […]

Taco introduces Flow-Through Expansion Tank

November 16, 2023

Taco Comfort Solutions now offers the flow-through expansion tank, designed to help reduce the environmental conditions that help Legionella and other bacteria to flourish in domestic hot water systems. With standard tank volumes ranging from 23 to 528 gallons, the flow-through expansion tank provides precise flow channeling through a patent-pending head design, said the company. […]

Register for the 2024 National Propane Education & Training Conference

November 15, 2023

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has opened registration for the 2024 National Propane Education & Training Conference. The meeting will be held on Feb. 21 and 22, 2024, at the Renaissance Orlando Airport Hotel in Orlando, FL, and will feature two tracks: Education and Safety & Compliance. The Education track will consist of […]

Tom Ostrow joins AFS to manage NY territory

November 13, 2023

East Coast fuel additive supplier Advanced Fuel Solutions, Inc. (AFS), based in Andover, MA, has announced the hiring of Tom Ostrow to oversee the continued growth and management of its expanding New York customer base. Ostrow brings to AFS more than 20 years of experience in industrial sales. Most recently, at Safety-Kleen, Inc., Ostrow provided […]

A Chat with Scott Fenwick

November 9, 2023

A Decarbonization Solution for Today ICM continues its interview series with Scott Fenwick, Technical Director, Clean Fuel Alliance America. This interview was excerpted from an episode of NORA’s “In The Loop” podcast series. To hear other episodes, go to IntheLoopwithNORA.org Scott, as Technical Director of Clean Fuels Alliance (formerly National Biodiesel Board), the trade association […]

A Look into Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air quality has become a newsworthy topic as certain pollutions have been identified as health hazards by, among others, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It has been suggested that combustion powered home heating appliances are some of the sources of these indoor pollutants. As combustion powered heaters make up almost 75% of all […]

Documenting Critical Interruptions of Service

When colder temperatures roll around, more propane gallons are ordered and delivered—and you know what that means: more interruptions of service. Interruption-of-service calls may be caused by an empty tank, gas leak, equipment failure, inaccurate delivery schedule or increased gas demand caused by weather. Regardless of the reason for the call, every propane company must […]

Perseverance…A Prerequisite for Industry Success

  We have all been there, where nothing seems to be working and there’s no light at the end of the tunnel. Against all odds, you find the strength to take one more step—the resolution to persevere. Perseverance becomes an act of pure will against logic and common sense. To persevere is to keep trudging […]

Carlin launches B100 Burners; available Nov. 20

November 8, 2023

Carlin Combustion Technology has introduced a new B100 burner. Effective November 20, 2023, production of all Carlin residential burners will transition to the firm’s new UL Listed B100 burner design, suitable for use with biofuel blends up to and including B100.  Carlin’s launch of a B100 burner line represents a significant stride toward sustainability and […]