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When people think of Alaska, they think of cold weather, vast expanses of wilderness and small communities. While they’re correct about the wilderness and weather, there are a few communities in the state that can’t possibly be called “small.” Anchorage is home to almost 300,000 people, or roughly the size of Cincinnati, Newark or Pittsburgh Read more

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It was 1995 when Richard Kopec came to the United States. He was 18 years old and he started working immediately after arriving on U.S. soil.  He walked onto a jobsite in New York City and did his best to communicate to the foreman that he wanted work. He started a career right then and Read more

Mickelson Plumbing & Heating, in Missoula, Montana was recently hired to add back-up heat to a wood-fired hydronic system serving three buildings; a home, a shop and a lodge.  The system, which draws heat from an Econoburn gasification boiler and 800-gallon buffer tank, served the family well last winter.  But in the spring of 2014 Read more

In 1929, The Roosevelt Garage and Supply Company – which would ultimately become Shipley Energy — opened in York, Pa. Ten years later, the owners purchased The York Oil Burner Company, helping to shift the firm’s focus toward what would become its primary enterprise, the heating industry. Over the decades, more than a dozen acquisitions Read more