Robert O’Brien

Robert (Bob) O’Brien has been named the Director of Education for the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA). With an extensive background in oilheat and HVAC installations and service, O’Brien will be responsible for NORA’s education and training initiatives, including NORA’s Bronze, Silver and Gold technician certifications and continuing education. O’Brien’s impressive resume includes in-field experience Read more

Zone valves and indirect water heaters? I’m guessing most guys would rather drink warm beer than install an indirect with a zone valve. Why? The answers given are usually the standard ones given about zone valves in general, slow recovery, not enough flow, bad practice, no DHW if circulator pump fails but in reality the Read more