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New legislation could raise or lower the cost of wood pellets by as much as $50/ton.

The Alliance for Green Heat is an independent non-profit environmental organization working for you and other homeowners with biomass heating systems.

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Benefits of Wood Pellets

Heating with wood pellets will help you reduce your home’s carbon footprint by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. A new study commissioned by the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources found that heating with biomass, such as wood pellets, can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 25%. Using biomass to create electricity, however, does not have a favorable result. To learn more about the positive carbon impact of heating with renewable biomass or to read the study, please click here.

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  • Wood pellets are a carbon neutral heating fuel
  • Our wood pellets come from residuals, by-products or sustainably managed forests
  • Using wood pellets stimulates our economy and creates thousands of green jobs
  • Modern pellet fuel combustion systems are extremely clean-burning, with extremely low emissions
  • Using biomass for heat is more efficient than allocating those same resources to make electricity or biofuels

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