A Heated Event: The Annual Wood Energy Users Conference hosted in Windham County a Success!

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Windham Wood Heat co-hosted the State Wood Energy Team’s Annual Wood Energy Users Conference in November 2017. The event as held in Brattleboro with over 60 attendees. The day consisted of an informative morning session including presentations from the BERC on the basics of modern wood heat, the Northern Forest Center on promoting wood heat, Windham Wood Heat Initiative on lessons learned and opportunities, and a panel from state program leaders. Event attendees had the opportunity to learn about fixing or optimizing installed systems and to interact one-on-one with installers and venders. The afternoon portion of the event was dedicated to a tour of wood heated facilities in the area.

There were 5 facilities included in the tour, two of which were funded by the Windham Wood Heat Initiative. Green Street School, NECCA (both WWH funded) along with a Windham Windsor Housing Trust redevelopment, the Brattleboro Union High School, and Hermit Thrush Brewery were the facilities included in the tour. The event wrapped up with networking and beer tasting at the Hermit WoodConference2Thrush Brewery. The event was very well received with positive feedback on the engaging presentations alongside the hands-on aspect of seeing these systems in action. WWH was happy to co-host the event as it highlighted the hub of activity happening with wood heat in Windham County.

 

 

Home Energy A Heated Event: The Annual Wood Energy Users Conference hosted in Windham County a Success!