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Industry at a Crossroads

National Oilheat Research Alliance leaders rally around higher biofuel blends
Call it a fork in the road, a crossroads, or a turning point. Whichever phrase is used, the meaning is the same for the heating fuel industry. Policymakers and energy leaders are… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/industry-crossroads/

NORA Reauthorized for 10 Years

There are those email subject lines that grab your attention and prompt a quick open: “Your @OIL&ENERGY December Newsletter,” perhaps. And then there are those email subject lines that make you drop everything and shout them verbatim from the highest moun…
There are those email subject lines that grab your attention and prompt a quick open: “Your @OIL&ENERGY December Newsletter,” perhaps. And then there are those email subject lines… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nora-reauthorized-10-years/

NORA Outgoing Chair Leaves Research Legacy

Tom Santa, Santa Energy, Bridgeport, CT, has been the Chairman of the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) since 2017. His term is set to expire at the end of 2018. For decades, Santa has been a strong advocate of oil heating research. He was an acti…
Tom Santa, Santa Energy, Bridgeport, CT, has been the Chairman of the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) since 2017. His term is set to expire at the end of 2018. For… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nora-outgoing-chair-leaves-research-legacy/

All Four Corners of the Industry

Grand Ballroom A was one of the larger meeting rooms in Foxwoods’ Grand Pequot Hotel. No matter. The turnout for the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) Spring Board Meeting was so great, they had to bring in extra chairs to accommodate all the non-…
Grand Ballroom A was one of the larger meeting rooms in Foxwoods’ Grand Pequot Hotel. No matter. The turnout for the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) Spring Board Meeting… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/all-four-corners-industry/

NORA Releases Updated FSA Calculator 2.1

On March 29, the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) announced the latest update to its popular Fuel Savings Analysis (FSA) Calculator. This free, cloud-based software tool was developed by NORA and New York-based marketing firm PriMedia, Inc. in or…
On March 29, the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) announced the latest update to its popular Fuel Savings Analysis (FSA) Calculator. This free, cloud-based software tool… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nora-releases-updated-fsa-calculator-21/

“Helping the Industry Move Forward”

National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) President John Huber discusses the association’s latest efforts and prospects for the future
National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) President John Huber discusses the association’s latest efforts and prospects for the future   How has NORA’s learning website,… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/helping-industry-move-forward/

New York Fuel Dealers Team with CBS for Winter Coat Drive

This winter, the New York Oil Heating Association (NYOHA) partnered with local CBS radio station 1010 Wins for the association’s fourth annual winter coat drive. As part of the program, from December 20 to February 24, a branded “Bioheat® Van” was in n…
This winter, the New York Oil Heating Association (NYOHA) partnered with local CBS radio station 1010 Wins for the association’s fourth annual winter coat drive. As part of the… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/new-york-fuel-dealers-team-cbs-winter-coat-drive/

Heating System Futurists

A futurist is defined as one who studies and predicts the future on the basis of current trends. When examining trends in home heating technology, certain concepts, like biofuels, condensing equipment, heat pumps and smart controls, immediately jump out. …
A futurist is defined as one who studies and predicts the future on the basis of current trends. When examining trends in home heating technology, certain concepts, like biofuels,… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/heating-system-futurists/

Giving New Meaning to the Phrase “Oil Pump”

Dr. Tom Butcher provides Oil & Energy readers a first look at the oil-fired heat pump currently in development at NORA’s Long Island laboratory.
Dr. Tom Butcher provides Oil & Energy readers a first look at the oil-fired heat pump currently in development at NORA’s Long Island laboratory. According to a study released… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/giving-new-meaning-phrase-oil-pump/

Training Today’s Technicians for Tomorrow’s Technology

John Levey wrote the book on Oilheat training … literally. In addition to authoring NORA’s “Heating Oil Storage Tanks – Guide for Quality Installation and Maintenance,” Levey has over the years contributed his insight and expertise to countless training m…
John Levey wrote the book on Oilheat training … literally. In addition to authoring NORA’s “Heating Oil Storage Tanks – Guide for Quality Installation and Maintenance,” Levey has… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/training-todays-technicians-tomorrows-technology/

A Bright New Day for Oilheat

Tom Santa, CEO of Santa Energy Corp., has a longstanding interest in fuel quality. Now Chairman of the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA), Santa appreciates the improvements in fuel quality that are occurring as the sulfur content of heating oil de…
Tom Santa, CEO of Santa Energy Corp., has a longstanding interest in fuel quality. Now Chairman of the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA), Santa appreciates the… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/bright-new-day-oilheat/

NORA Delivers FSA Calculator 2.0

The National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) has released the new version of its Fuel Savings Analysis Calculator, which uses test data on oil-fired boilers to demonstrate the value of equipment upgrades with consumer-friendly metrics.
The National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) has released the new version of its Fuel Savings Analysis Calculator, which uses test data on oil-fired boilers to demonstrate the… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nora-delivers-fsa-calculator-20/

NORA Develops FSA Calculator 2.0

The National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) is launching a new version of its Fuel Savings Analysis Calculator, which can help customers see beyond Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) numbers and appreciate the real cost savings that a new oil-fir…
The National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) is launching a new version of its Fuel Savings Analysis Calculator, which can help customers see beyond Annual Fuel Utilization… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nora-develops-fsa-calculator-20/

NORA Revises Gold Technician Certification

Oilheat service technicians wishing to upgrade their National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) Silver Certification to the prestigious Gold level now have a revised and updated Gold program to follow.
Oilheat service technicians wishing to upgrade their National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) Silver Certification to the prestigious Gold level now have a revised and updated… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nora-revises-gold-technician-certification/

OHCC, NYOHA and NORA Open Shared Facility

The heating oil industry has a place to call home in New York. The New York Oil Heating Association, the Oil Heat Comfort Corp. and the National Oilheat Research Alliance held an open house last month for their new shared facility in Plainview, NY.
The heating oil industry has a place to call home in New York. The New York Oil Heating Association, the Oil Heat Comfort Corp. and the National Oilheat Research Alliance held… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/ohcc-nyoha-and-nora-open-shared-facility/

NORA Solicits Proposals for R&D Funding

The National Oilheat Research Alliance is soliciting proposals in several categories for research, development and demonstration (RD&D) projects that qualify for NORA funding. NORA recently issued its first Program Opportunity Notice (PON) of 2016, see…
The National Oilheat Research Alliance is soliciting proposals in several categories for research, development and demonstration (RD&D) projects that qualify for NORA funding.… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/nora-solicits-proposals-rd-funding/

OHCC, NYOHA and NORA Celebrate Opening of Research and Training Center

The heating oil industry now has a place to call home in New York. The New York Oil Heating Association, the Oil Heat Comfort Corp. and the National Oilheat Research Alliance held a grand opening yesterday for their new shared facility in Plainview, NY…
The heating oil industry now has a place to call home in New York. The New York Oil Heating Association, the Oil Heat Comfort Corp. and the National Oilheat Research Alliance… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/ohcc-nyoha-and-nora-celebrate-opening-research-and-training-center/

Associations Offer NORA-Funded Consumer Rebates

Several state and regional associations have launched NORA-funded consumer rebates using a new rebate management program that streamlines the tasks related to tracking, reviewing and submitting rebates for funding. The National Oilheat Research Alliance r…
Several state and regional associations have launched NORA-funded consumer rebates using a new rebate management program that streamlines the tasks related to tracking, reviewing… http://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/associations-offer-nora-funded-consumer-rebates/

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