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Island Pump & Tank provides comprehensive fueling facility construction and maintenance services. We have an expert team of plumbers, equipment operators, carpenters, electricians, and technicians whose trade experience is directly within the chemical and fueling facility industries. Our core competencies include pump and tank services for chemical, petroleum, and heating oil bulk storage; compressed natural gas…
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WiNG-ing it: Driving 700 Miles on CNG

Editor’s note: The following is a guest blog post by Nicole Adams of Westport Innovations, manufacturers of natural gas engine solutions based in Vancouver, Canada. Late last week, our team from Westport Innovations braved the wind and rain in Times Square to show off the new Westport WiNG-powered bi-fuel Ford F-250. It was the final stop on a four-day road…
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Geothermal Heat Pumps: The Next Generation

The most efficient way to heat and cool a building just got more efficient. Climatemaster, a division of LSB Industries(NYSE:LXU), recently announced that their new Trilogy 40 geothermal heat pump (GHP) had been certified by the Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) to exceed 40 Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) under ground loop conditions. EER is the ratio…
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Need (Or Want) A V-8? These 5 Have The Highest MPG

If you haven’t already clicked off the page in disgust, or headed straight to the comment section to voice your displeasure, then thanks for sticking with us on this one… No, judged against vehicles that are purpose-designed to be green, there’s nothing particularly eco-friendly nor fuel-sipping about a V-8 engine. However, given the luxury and the freedom of…
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