Bus Tour

The biomass thermal bus tour will take place on Tuesday, April 25, from 8:00 AM-5:50 PM, and begin and end at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center. Lunch will be provided.

Space is limited! Register early to guarantee your seat.

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Middlebury College

  • District heating system, launched in 2009
  • Cogenerates approximately 3-5 million kilowatt-hours of electricity per year
  • Uses approximately 25,000 tons of wood chips annually
  • 99.5% efficiency of exhaust system removing particulates
Middlebury College Boiler pic small
Mulcahy Drive Apartments

  • OkoFen pellet boiler
  • Nine 1 BR units and nine 2 BR units
Mulcahy Drive
Champlain Valley Union High School

  • 220,000 square foot regional HS with 1,200 students
  • 6 MMBtu/hr Messersmith woodchip system installed in 2005
  • Burns 800-900 green tons annually
Champlain Valley HS
Lothrup Elementary School (Froling)

  • 1,000,000 Btu/hr, 2 Froling pellet boilers with option of conversion to chips


Otter Valley High School (Viessman)

  • 8 MMBtu/hr, Veissmann Pellet Boiler: ESCO Installation
 Lothrop Elementary School 3
Gagnon Lumber, Pittsford, VT (sawmill)

  • Sawmill that also produces bole chips
 Gagnon Lumber 2



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