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Converting from Natural Gas to Biofuel

Renewable liquid heat fuels sustainability in higher learning
Renewable liquid heat fuels sustainability in higher learning A world-renowned college in New York’s Hudson Valley region is converting from natural gas to a renewable liquid… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/converting-natural-gas-biofuel/

Giving Back & Building Up

F.W. Webb donates to Boston hospital, opens new location in New York City
F.W. Webb donates to Boston hospital, opens new location in New York City Heating and plumbing equipment supplier F.W. Webb Company has pledged $100,000 to Boston Children’s… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/giving-back-building/

One Million Heat Pumps

New England grid operator expects over 1.1 million installations by 2030
New England grid operator expects over 1.1 million installations by 2030 Can your business afford to lose more than half of its customers over the next nine years? Can any… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/one-million-heat-pumps/

Hot Water Technology Thrives at Home

New advancements help reduce water quality issues and extend pool heating season
New advancements help reduce water quality issues and extend pool heating season The liquid heating fuel industry has always been about delivering comfort, and with more people… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/hot-water-technology-thrives-home/

Did You Know?

Vacuum-purged propane containers can have effects on new appliances
Vacuum-purged propane containers can have effects on new appliances Vacuum-purged propane containers are delivered with a sealed vacuum purge, which is completed at the… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/did-you-know/

Burner Manufacturer Announces UL Listing for B20

New standard provides major endorsement for renewable liquid heating fuels
New standard provides major endorsement for renewable liquid heating fuels Heating equipment manufacturer Carlin Combustion Technology has announced that all of its residential… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/burner-manufacturer-announces-ul-listing-b20/

Are Wood Pellets Speeding Up Climate Change?

Controversy arises on both sides of the Atlantic
Controversy arises on both sides of the Atlantic For decades, New Englanders have been using wood pellets to help heat their homes. Wood pellets are biomass and designated by… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/are-wood-pellets-speeding-climate-change/

The Propane Patio Heater Rush of 2020

Economic reopening drives demand among restaurateurs along with change in regulations
Economic reopening drives demand among restaurateurs along with change in regulations Remember spring? The effort it took to track down everyday household items like toilet… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/propane-patio-heater-rush-2020/

Burner Manufacturer Announces B20 Certification

National Biodiesel Board welcomes equipment companies’ embrace of higher blends
National Biodiesel Board welcomes equipment companies’ embrace of higher blends On September 22, 2020, at the Virtual HEAT Show, heating equipment manufacturer R.W. Beckett… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/burner-manufacturer-announces-b20-certification/

Now Running Up to B35: NEFI Headquarters

The 170-year-old Southborough, Massachusetts home provides a window to the heating industry’s high-tech, clean-energy future
The 170-year-old Southborough, Massachusetts home provides a window to the heating industry’s high-tech, clean-energy future It’s a tight squeeze heading down to the basement of… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/now-running-b35-nefi-headquarters/

Gassed Up

Permian methane leaks are even worse than coal emissions
Permian methane leaks are even worse than coal emissions Harvard University scientists now say methane emissions from the Permian Basin are more than double federal estimates.… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/gassed/

New Yorkers Must Now Notify Dealers of Conversions

Governor Cuomo signs final version of fill pipe bill into law, obligating homeowners to notify heating oil dealers of any heating oil system conversion
Governor Cuomo signs final version of fill pipe bill into law, obligating homeowners to notify heating oil dealers of any heating oil system conversion In December 2019, New York… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/new-yorkers-must-now-notify-dealers-conversions/

Checking the Boxes with Polypropylene Venting

Why one boilermaker calls the technology a “game changer” for the competitive residential installation market
Why one boilermaker calls the technology a “game changer” for the competitive residential installation market How often does the gas industry provide a pathway to success for… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/checking-boxes-polypropylene-venting/

ISO-NE Capacity Prices Fall to Record Low

Grid operator sees a win for ratepayers … but what’s the deal?
New England’s competitive wholesale electricity markets are producing record low prices. In February, the Independent System Operator of New England (ISO-NE) held its 14th annual… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/iso-ne-capacity-prices-fall-record-low/

Taco Comfort Solutions Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary

Global manufacturing company maintains U.S. headquarters and family ownership
Taco Comfort Solutions® is celebrating and embracing its 100-year history while innovating for the future. A third-generation, family-owned company based in Cranston, Rhode… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/taco-comfort-solutions-celebrates-100-year-anniversary/

Loose Screw Economics

Heat pump conversions would unbearably burden both homes and the grid
At the 2019 Heating & Energizing America Trade Show (HEAT Show) in Providence, Rhode Island, Northeast heating oil industry leaders laid out the case for renewable liquid heating… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/loose-screw-economics/

Filling the Vacuum

Stepwise Data Research released “The Economic Contribution of Maine’s Heating Fuel Industry: 2018,” highlighting the important role that heating oil and propane providers play in the state's economy.
Maine Technical Education Center helps mitigate the industry’s labor shortage   In November 2018, Stepwise Data Research released its report on “The Economic Contribution of… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/filling-vacuum/

A Follow-Up Examination

Flaws in the U.S. Department of Energy’s standard annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE) rating system are well documented. In fact, Oil & Energy recently dredged up from our archives a 2006 (!) article on the topic, which somewhat exhaustively breaks …
Flaws in the U.S. Department of Energy’s standard annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE) rating system are well documented. In fact, Oil & Energy recently dredged up from our… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/follow-examination/

R.W. Beckett Corp. Introduces New Residential Oilheat Engineering Lab

On March 19, combustion product manufacturer R.W. Beckett Corp. officially launched its newly rebuilt, state-of-the-art residential oilheat engineering lab and interactive customer experience room. The newest of Beckett’s three labs inside its Northeast O…
On March 19, combustion product manufacturer R.W. Beckett Corp. officially launched its newly rebuilt, state-of-the-art residential oilheat engineering lab and interactive… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/rw-beckett-corp-introduces-new-residential-oilheat-engineering-lab/

It’s What’s Inside that Counts

When it comes to today’s boilers, it’s a whole new world out there. Between condensing heat exchangers, high-tech displays, modulating burners, and changes to circulator sizing and pipe configuration, there have been enough innovations in system technolog…
When it comes to today’s boilers, it’s a whole new world out there. Between condensing heat exchangers, high-tech displays, modulating burners, and changes to circulator sizing… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/its-whats-inside-counts/

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