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The Importance of Hurricane Preparedness For Your Business

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The Importance of Hurricane Preparedness For Your Business We cannot stress enough about the importance of hurricane preparedness. The worst time to realize that your backup diesel fuel and generators are not ready is in the midst of a catastrophe. This year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA), is predicting an above-average Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters anticipate anywhere from […]

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How to Detect Water in Your Fuel Tank

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How to Detect Water in Your Fuel Tank Does your facility use underground storage tanks (UST) to store fuel for backup generators? Do you store fuel underground for your fleet of vehicles? Does your facility use oil for heating? Perhaps your organization’s mandate does not allow power failures to compromise performance, making it a mission critical facility, i.e., backup power […]

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Update to NYC Boiler Fuel Regulations

NYC Boiler Fuel Regulations

UPDATE TO NYC BOILER FUEL REGULATIONS According to the New York State Department of Conservation as of April 2011, New York City adopted new boiler fuel regulations. It required owners of at least 10,000 buildings within the city to convert from using #6 and #4 heating oil to a cleaner burning #2 oil. The conversion started July 2012, with a […]

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Leaking Underground Storage Tank

Leaking Underground Storage Tank

LEAKING UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK A leaking underground storage tank (LUST) occurs when a fuel product is released from an underground storage tank (UST). The fuel can contaminate surrounding soil, pollute ground or surface water, and affect air quality. Early detection of the leak is crucial to begin the clean-up process and avoid excessive contamination. Once a fissure is discovered, it […]

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Hurricane Preparedness Procedures

Hurricane Preparedness Procedures

A successful disaster or hurricane preparedness plan is crucial for businesses that operate around the clock, especially mission critical facilities. Buildings such as data centers, hospitals, laboratories, public safety centers, and military installations are examples of mission critical facilities. Interruption of operation of any of these can cause massive loss of revenue, communication, or in the worst case, life.

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Fleet Fuel Management

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FLEET FUEL MANAGEMENT Fleet fuel management for large private corporations and municipalities can be a primary source of economic waste if they are mismanaged. A corporation or municipality needs to carefully monitor and maintain their fuel management system to measure and manage the use of fuel. Large companies will utilize private fueling stations for fleets of vehicles, including railway vehicles […]

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Does Your University Need a SPCC Plan?

Does Your University Need a SPCC Plan

DOES YOUR UNIVERSITY NEED A SPCC PLAN? The simple answer is yes. Colleges and universities require specialized emergency facilities with instruments and apparatus to address natural disasters, such as storms, flooding, and fires. Campuses often house volatile and perishable materials. Therefore, a power outage could be detrimental to the operation and functioning of the school. To combat this issue, campuses […]

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Fuel Filtration vs. Fuel Polishing

Fuel Filtration vs. Fuel Polishing

FUEL FITRATION VS. FUEL POLISHING Before reviewing the differences between fuel filtration vs. fuel polishing it is important to mention one crucial note: In particular fuels, there are suspended particles at the molecular level are a vital part of the fuel’s chemical makeup and must be present for the fuel’s optimal health. That said, let us now move on to the major […]

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Is There Water in Your Fuel?

Water in Your Fuel

We cannot emphasize enough how detrimental water in your fuel tank could be. Water is the essential element needed to encourage the growth of microbes, which live in the water/diesel interface. Only a small amount of water is necessary to create a problematic situation where the microorganisms are producing acids that will corrode tanks and clog filters.

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Top 4 Reasons You May Need Vacuum Truck Services

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TOP 4 REASON YOU MAY NEED VACUUM TRUCK SERVICES There is a myriad of reasons vacuum truck services may need to be dispatched. Clean Fuels Associates offer significant experience and expertise in providing vacuum truck services for all types of demands. Vacuum truck services will often work in conjunction with fuel polishing or other services we offer. If you are wondering […]

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