This is my first post on this blog. I'm pleased to have an opportunity to expand my contacts with the online community--especially the sustainable living, relocalization, and renewable energy sectors. Due to my intensely busy professional schedule, my posts will be erratic, and responses to your posts will probably be slow, so I ask for your patience.
Since winter is breathing down our necks (for those of us who live in Northern climates, such as Vermont, where I live), I'm going to start with a very short post on sustainable home heating. This is a topic that has been largely ignored by most people until fairly recently, however, I've been studying these issues for many years. Consequently, about three years ago, in an attempt to substantially reduce my family's carbon footprint, we replaced our old, oil-fired boiler in the basement with a new Tarm model 1.5 wood-pellet-fired boiler (manufactured in Denmark and available in the US from Read More