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Wood Energy

Wood Energy and its uses in Vermont

While it is clear that trees and forests play a role in climate change, their role in carbon offsets is less clear, and access to carbon markets is downright murky-especially at the local level. To help people understand carbon offsets, the University of Vermont is working with community groups to conduct original research and adapt existing information on how the voluntary carbon offset market is evolving, how forest carbon plays a role, and the barriers and opportunities for local communities to help fund urban and community forestry through carbon offsets.

Making decisions about wood energy

Click here for information regarding types of wood energy available, available methods of combustion, wood efficiency and, ways to improve firewood efficiency and conservation.

Wood pile

Firewood Energy Calculator

This page is still being developed.  

Tree planting

Accessing Firewod in Vermont

This  page provides information about companies and programs in Vermont that supply firewood and other biomass products.

Maple Tree

Wood Energy in Vermont

This page looks at Vermont as a leader in wood energy use.  

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Last modified November 29 2009 01:53 PM

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