The continuing adventures of getting AK municipalities and homes off of oil….

Delta High School is gearing up to put their wood biomass boiler online to heat the 77,000 square foot school with the

option to expand to neighboring buildings.  Nice article in the Fairbanks News Miner, here.   Between grants from the Alaska Energy Authority and reimbursements for residential energy efficiency improvements from the Alaska Housing Finance Corps’ Home Energy Rebate program, Alaskans are kicking oil!

On the wood front, I’m excited to be nearing completion on the install of a salvaged Waterford 104 woodstove utilizing an existing masonry chimney in my 1915 home.  The plan this winter is to burn Idaho Energy Logs and pallet and construction waste scrap to supplement our electric forced air system.  Wood heat on the brain for sure!

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