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Hurricane Recovery First Response

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Hurricane Recovery First Response As we have recently witnessed, hurricanes are capable of causing devastating damage to communities. Texas and Louisiana have experienced the brunt of Hurricane Harvey, resulting in the worst flooding the United States has ever seen. The constant deluge of wind and rain pounded the areas for days, and the destruction is heart-wrenching. Authorities say that recovery […]

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Home Heating Oil Tank Maintenance

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Home Heating Oil Tank Maintenance Every year homeowners contemplate the price of heating oil. And, as seen in years past the market can be highly volatile. Many times heating costs are the only things folks think about. However, one of the worst things you could do neglect your fuel reservoir. No one wants to wake up on a cold winter […]

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The Difference Between Summer and Winter Fuel Blends

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The Difference Between Summer and Winter Fuel Blends Every fall, convenient stores convert from a summer fuel blend to a winter fuel blend. While the switch over from the summer fuel blends may mean lower prices at the pump for consumers, what does it all really mean? What is the real difference between summer fuel vs. winter fuel blends? Further, […]

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Unexpected Businesses That Need Backup Generators

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Unexpected Businesses That Depend on Backup Generators In recent years the Southern and Eastern parts of the U.S. have seen their share of powerful blizzards and hurricanes. Losing power affects production and directly impacts your bottom line. In addition, an interruption in power could endanger your employees, clients, patients, and customers. There are many unexpected businesses that need backup generators. […]

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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

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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

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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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