PB Heat LLC recently created a new department at its headquarters in Bally, Pa. The Department of Applied Technology will be devoted to researching and developing new heating technology, as well as training for the new products.

Heading the new department is Director David Scearce, most recently special project engineer for Peerless Boilers. Joining the new department as director of training is Gerry Hogan, a former New England-area manufacturer’s representative.