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“The Role of Forest Biomass in Addressing Climate Change” Webcast on October 22

Part of a new series of webcasts on Commercial Biomass Boiler Technology by Froling Energy happening in October and November

“The Role of Forest Biomass in Addressing Climate Change” kicks off the series on October 22 at 3 pm. The speaker will be Dr. Robert Malmsheimer, professor of Forest Policy and Law […]

Cash for Coal Clunkers – New VT $ Incentives

The Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) announces a new program to help homeowners and businesses convert from old coal to new wood pellet heating. Beginning today the CEDF offers up to $10,000 to Vermonters still heating with coal. The new Coal Change-out Incentive Adder is designed to encourage the few home and business owners in […]

Benefits to the Planet Heating with Forest Products

And how it is done sustainably

Jim Van Valkenburgh

You have probably talked to people with opposing views on using trees for energy. One says it is sustainable and another says it is not. (“It’s worse than coal!”) I propose that both can be right depending on where they are in the U.S. or the […]

Five Reasons Radiant Heating Is the Right Choice for Healthful Homes

 

Underfloor heating pipes. Wikimedia Commons/A. Raab

Steve Swanson

Providing superior indoor environmental quality (IEQ) is top-of-mind for consumers, who understand health starts in the home.

While hydronic radiant heating has been around since the Roman times and has been the main form of heating homes throughout Europe for decades, the United States […]

INRS Leading “NH Rural Renewables” Modern Wood Heat Assistance for Small Businesses

NH Rural Renewables is a team of energy professionals who provide no-cost, vendor-neutral technical assistance to rural NH small businesses for solar PV, energy efficiency and modern wood heat. NHRR is a program of Lakes Region Community College.

INRS is serving as technical assistance expert for small businesses and agricultural enterprises that want to consider […]

ButtonUp 2020 Goes Virtual!

This year upended life for just about all of us, and for many Vermonters, it’s been really tough. With all the uncertainty we face, why bring weatherization up on your list of things to make happen in 2020? Well, it’s even more important now that we’re all spending more time at home.

Safety: A professional […]

Legionella in a COVID-19 World – a Free Webinar

 

About the Program:

Join us on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EST for a one-hour discussion of Legionnella, the bacteria that can grow in building HVAC and water systems and causes Legionnaires Disease, a severe, and sometimes fatal, form of pneumonia. Understanding Legionnella is especially critical as schools and other buildings […]

Cash for Coal Clunkers – New VT $ Incentives

The Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) announces a new program to help homeowners and businesses convert from old coal to new wood pellet heating. Beginning today the CEDF offers up to $10,000 to Vermonters still heating with coal. The new Coal Change-out Incentive Adder is designed to encourage the few home and business owners […]

Webinar: Is a heat pump right for you?

Tuesday, July 14th @ 6 pm

Heat pumps are regularly touted as an energy efficient option for heating and cooling the home, but how well do they perform? What will happen to your electricity bill? Who can install them? Can you afford one? And, of course, how well do they stand up to Vermont’s notoriously […]

NY News: 54 Businesses and Organizations Ask Public Service Commission to Shine Light on Cost of a Climate Destabilizing Gas Subsidy

The Renewable Heat Now Campaign today filed a letter signed by 54 organizations and businesses calling on the New York Public Service Commission (PSC) to require utilities to file accurate cost information on a specific gas subsidy called “the 100-foot rule.” This rule, which stems from a State law intended to promote gas expansion, forces […]