February 19, 2018

Alliance for Green Heat submits comments on EPA heating rules

The Alliance for Green Heat recently submitted comments on the EPA’s Proposed Standards of Performance for New Residential Wood Heaters, New Residential Hydronic Heaters and Forced-Air Furnaces, and New Residential Masonry Heaters.

You can read their comments here, and also sign up on this page for their email newsletter, which contains an abundance of useful information on sustainable heating alternatives. This week’s newsletter includes several key links regarding the new EPA standards:

Key NSPS Links:

Their latest newsletter also links to stories of interest on pellets:

  • FutureMetrics Says 4.3 Million Homes Ripe for Pellet HeatA new white paper from FutureMetrics analyzes the number of rural households and the availability of sustainable forestry resources. Using pellets will lower consumer heat and hot water bills, keep the money in the local economy and create jobs.

    Study Touts Wood Pellets for Energy

    Using wood pellets for fuel in southwestern Wisconsin could save millions of dollars a year in energy costs, slash carbon dioxide emissions and create at least 80 jobs, according to a study.