Recent tests underwritten by the Massachusetts Oilheat Council (MOC) and the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) confirm that emissions from oil-fired heating systems are dramatically lowered when the heating units are powered by a blend of biofuel and low-sulfur heating oil.
Anita Drummond, director of legal and regulatory affairs for the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), testified on Sept. 17 before the House Education and Workforce Committee’s Subcommittee on Workforce Protections to express ABC’s support for H.R. 2731.
The Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) has announced that its SkillTech Academy has established a partnership with Alabama Power for the delivery of residential mechanical ventilation training in selected Southern states.
HAGO Manufacturing has announced that it is the first equipment supplier to the oil heat industry to introduce and qualify a Web site training exam to be accredited by the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA).
Research to determine whether indoor air quality (IAQ) conditions in classrooms are negatively impacting children’s health and their performance in school is being conducted by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).