Testo Announces “Measure of Excellence” Campaign & Promotional Bag Giveaway

(August 23, 2016)
Sparta, NJ (August 15, 2016) –Testo, Inc. announces their Fall promotional campaign, “The Measure of Excellence”. This promotional campaign offers customers the opportunity to receive a free customized Veto Tech-MCT tool bag with the purchase of any 320 or 330 Combustion Analyzer kit.  The Veto Pro Pac Tech-MCT bag is one of the newest and most popular tool bags on… FULL ARTICLE >>

FIRST Robotics Teams Demonstrate Teamwork at Bosch Thermotechnology Corp.

(August 22, 2016)
Two teams from FIRST demonstrated their home-built robots for associates of Bosch Thermotechnology Corporation in Londonderry, New Hampshire. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) consists of elementary, middle and high school age youth whose mission is to “… inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting Mentor-based programs that build science,… FULL ARTICLE >>

Sparta, NJ High School Club Explores Uses for Biodiesel

(August 16, 2016)
By Jennifer Dericks, TapInto.net SPARTA, NJ – The students at Sparta High School continue to have unique educational opportunities because of the support of the Sparta Education Foundation.  The school’s Ecology club created an off-shoot Biodiesel club with the help of a grant from the education foundation in 2012 The club’s advisor is chemistry teacher Andrew Bickerton.  With his background as… FULL ARTICLE >>

Bosch introduces new Hydronic Air Handlers

(August 15, 2016)
Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. launched its new Bosch Hydronic Air Handlers offering a more efficient, compact and advanced home heating system. When paired with the Bosch Greentherm Gas Condensing Tankless Water Heater, homeowners can benefit from a more efficient heating system with a virtually endless supply of domestic hot water. The new Bosch Hydronic Air Handler can replace furnaces with a ducted… FULL ARTICLE >>

Low oil prices present early challenge to CT’s $7B gas expansion

(August 9, 2016)
August 8, 2016 Matt Pilon, Hartford Business Journal— When Connecticut launched its ambitious $7 billion, 10-year effort in 2014 to convert approximately 280,000 utility customers to natural gas, the plan’s success hinged on federal government projections that oil prices would climb for the next decade or more. But that hasn’t happened so far. In fact, oil prices nosedived in 2014… FULL ARTICLE >>

Celebration of Ground Breaking of Roth Industries, Inc. Expansion

(July 26, 2016)
Local, state and federal officials joined Roth Industries, Inc. to celebrate the company’s $6.0 million expansion project ground breaking at its Watertown, NY  facility in the City Center Industrial Park. Manfred Roth, Chairman and CEO of the company, was in town from Germany for the event and kicked off the ceremony by welcoming guests and local/state representatives. “Watertown is very… FULL ARTICLE >>

NORA Technical Workshop

(July 20, 2016)
On Sept. 14th 2016, the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) will hold a Technical Workshop in Newport, Rhode Island in conjunction with the Southern New England Energy Conference. This is the first NORA Technical Meeting following their reauthorization and it is a great opportunity to share detailed information on the latest results of the NORA research projects and other technical… FULL ARTICLE >>

Lower costs for heating oil to slow natural gas conversion

(July 18, 2016)
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – A newly released report shows that about a third of households in interior Alaska won’t make the switch to natural gas once it’s more widely available because of low heating oil prices. The Interior Energy Project’s study says about 1,000 homes will convert to natural gas in 2018, the year it’s expected to start being distributed.… FULL ARTICLE >>

OSHA Confined Space Rule: Atmospheric & Temperature Hazards

(July 12, 2016)
From the July/August Indoor Comfort Marketing– Bill Spohn, TruTech Tools, LTD, TruTechTools.com Techs in the HVACR industry are no stranger to working in cramped spaces with varying job site conditions that can often be deemed hazardous. Although practicing safe habits and protocols on the job comes with the territory, a recent Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) ruling now includes attics and crawlspaces as confined spaces in many cases. This will require… FULL ARTICLE >>

Maine Town Debates Locking In Heating Oil Deal

Officials already monitoring price for winter deliveries
(July 8, 2016)
By Wm. Duke Harrington, Kennebunk (ME) Post Staff Writer KENNEBUNK — It may be the middle of summer, but selectmen are already planning for something that happens every year – winter. At their most recent meeting on June 28, selectmen voted unanimously to forgo a formal bid process on supplying the town with No. 2 heating oil for the coming… FULL ARTICLE >>
Ben Gutkin

Not doing the Right thing: What Google’s changes mean for your business

Google. God bless ‘em. In February, Google once again shook…
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George Carey

Adapting to the Changes in the Heating Industry…

The landscape in the heating industry, with regard to…
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The Fortune Teller

At this years’ Eastern Energy Expo (EEE) at Foxwoods…
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