Windham Regional Commission Request for Grant Proposals Installation of Advanced Wood Heat System in Commercial Buildings Date of Release: March 22, 2019 Proposals Due: April 15, 2019 Windham Wood Heat (WWH), a Windham Regional Commission program, is seeking grant proposals from commercial establishments in Windham County seeking to convert from fossil fuel heating to advanced […]
Projects to Increase Availability of Renewable Heating Fuels BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded five grants totaling $2,889,285 to Massachusetts businesses to fund infrastructure projects to increase the availability of low-carbon, renewable heating fuels. The grants, funded by the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER), are part of the Renewable Thermal Infrastructure Grant Program, […]
The Kaiser Gish house in Hanover, NH is retrofitted to achieve net-zero status. It includes three all-climate air-source heat pumps and an 8kW rooftop solar array. Photos courtesy of Karl Kemnitzer.
With the recent release of reports from three main climate organizations (UN IPCC, U.S. National Climate Assessment, and World […]
Great Kitchen, Rochlitz Castle. Photo: Norbert Kaiser, bit.ly/Wikimedia-Rochlitz-kitchen
George Harvey and N.R. Mallery
We hope no one minds if we ramble down memory lane. The history of heating can be instructive.
One of the holiday season’s many customs is to sing about a Yule log. The songs refer to a way […]
A 6.3kW grid-tied solar electric system paired with two single zone Mitsubishi heat pumps in Bath, Maine. Image: Maine Solar Solutions.
Things are changing almost everywhere energy is used. Increasing numbers of people are switching to solar photovoltaics (PV) to power their homes. And increasing numbers are switching to heat […]
The US Department of Agriculture has announced its 2019 Wood Innovations Grant Program. This year grant funds can be used for design engineering as well as construction of community-scale (e.g. schools, municipal buildings, public works facilities, hospitals) modern wood heating plants. Grants of up to $250,000 are available, and require match funding. A total of […]
November 14 at Goddard College
Renewable Energy Vermont, Vermont’s Forest, Parks & Recreation, and Efficiency Vermont invite architects, builders, and facility managers to attend a special workshop training Designing for Wood Heat on Wednesday, November 14th from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont.
Participants will learn about […]
Rendering of the completed Northwest Biomass Heating Plant at UNH in Durham, NH. Image: Weller & Michal Architects, Inc
Jim Van Valkenburgh
After a long summer of construction, Froling Energy is now finishing up the University of New Hampshire’s (UNH) first large-scale biomass boiler system. The new Northwest Heating Plant will provide heat and […]
A Habitat for Humanity Passive House in Vermont. Image: Chris Miksic, CPHC, Montpelier Construction.
You know how after your furnace has gotten the house all warm and cozy, a little while later it comes on again – and then again? What happens to our heat? Does it wear out, or just fade […]
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, […]