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National Bioenergy Day

Green Energy Times Staff

The Sixth Annual Bioenergy Day is on October 24, 2018. It is a day for the industry to let everyone know what bioenergy is all about.

Bioenergy is not just logs and wood chips. The industry includes processing and using waste products from industries relating to forest products, […]

Dry Wood Chip Boiler Heats 104-Unit Housing Complex

The new 1.84 million BTU/hr Viessmann Vitoflex 300-RF biomass boiler. Photos courtesy of Froling Energy.

By Jim Van Valkenburgh

Applegate Apartments in Bennington, Vermont is among the largest affordable housing developments in the state. Heat and hot water have always been provided in each unit as part of the rent, which is […]

Past and Future of Ductless Heat Pumps

Looking Back Four Years and Now in 2018, the Record Speaks for Itself.

The Davidsons are very happy with their Mitsubishi Hyper Heat H2i Heat Pumps installations. The heat pump can be seen in the backdrop while John plays croquet. The Davidsons chose the floor model as seen in the back right […]

Geothermal Heating and Cooling in New York

George Harvey

One of the spectacular successes of clean energy is that it is proving to be both least expensive and most comfortable. This is happening with increasing frequency across a number of technologies. One place where it is true is with heating and cooling.

We have known for some time that […]

Non-Profits & Local Businesses Promote Incentives, Benefits of Local Wood Heat

Winter cold might be the furthest thing from Vermonter’s minds right now, however, now is the time to start thinking about how to heat next winter. Tuesday, June 26th, Renewable Energy Vermont, a non-profit trade association representing Vermont’s clean energy trades, will facilitate a press conference to outline the benefits of using wood heat, as […]

New Product to Heat or Cool Homes:

Dandelion Air

Most of us know a company called Google, which is a subsidiary of Alphabet. Another Alphabet subsidiary is Dandelion, which arose out of X, Alphabet’s research and development laboratory.

Dandelion launched a new product system, the Dandelion Air, on May 30. The Dandelion Air is a smart, all-in-one home heating and […]

VP NEGPA Wins NY-GEO Top Job Award

NEGPA’s Vice President and 2018 “GeoStar Top Job” award winner, Larry Lessard (center), with John Manning (left), NY-GEO Board Member and President of Phoenix Energy Supply, and Jens Ponikau of Buffalo Geothermal (right), 2017 award winner. Photo: NY-GEO.org.

By Larry Lessard and Michelle Harrison (G.E.T. staff)

The 2018 NY-GEO conference drew an international crowd […]

A Fertile Opportunity for Renewable Heating

Older Commercial Building Benefits from Biomass Heat

The original, blackened, American Standard oil boiler with its six-inch stalactite pipe leaks. Photos: Scott Nichols

By Scott Nichols

Sometimes nice old buildings present fertile opportunities for renewable heating makeovers with Froling wood pellet boilers. Here is a great example. The building that became Tarm’s […]

Join Bernie Sanders for a Vermont Energy Resource Fair

Heat pumps. Solar energy. Energy efficiency and weatherization. Electric vehicles. These are just some of the ways you can save money and move toward a clean energy future. Come learn more about these topics and much more at an Energy Resource Fair and Town Meeting on June 9 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at […]

AWEB Supply, Geothermal Pioneer

A Slim Jim® 40 ton (HR) “POND LOOP IN A PACKAGE” consisting of four SJ-10T plates assembled with frame on skids, 3″ manifold and 3″ flange connections. Courtesy photo.

By George Harvey

Alan Watts had seven years’ experience in heating and cooling when he designed his first geothermal project in 1981. It […]