Bus Tour

The biomass thermal bus tour will take place on Tuesday, April 25, from 9:00 AM-4:00 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.

register-now-buttonTour stops include:

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
Peter Coe Apartments

  • 22 unit apartments in 6 buildings
  • One central boiler house serving mini-district heating network
  • Two OkoFen pellet boilers
  • 10 tons of pellet fuel storage in 2 fabric sacks
Peter Coe Apartments
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
Other Stops Include:

Lothrup Elementary School (Froling)

Otter Valley High School (Viessman)

Gagnon Lumber, Pittsford, VT (sawmill)



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