BTEC webinar to explore residential biomass heat

By | October 19, 2010

The Biomass Thermal Energy Council will host an educational webinar on Nov. 4 at 3 p.m. EST, a free event that will be centered on the benefits and challenges of residential biomass heating.

The webinar marks the second in a series of five events being held by BTEC, which is using funds awarded by the U.S. Forest Service Wood Education and Resource Center to advance education and outreach on biomass thermal energy.  

This week’s webinar, Green Heat for Home: Benefits and Challenges of Residential Biomass Energy, will specifically address the residential biomass heating market overview, available fuels and technologies, emissions considerations, and policy and regulatory outlook for the remainder of 2010 and 2011.

Presenters include Executive Director of the Alliance for Green Heat John Ackerly and President of Tarm Biomass Scott Nichols. Kyle Gibeault, deputy director of BTEC, will moderate the event.

Additional upcoming webinars include Overview of Policy and Regulatory Issues,  Biomass Thermal and Air Quality: Issues, Concerns, and Technologies and Biomass Thermal and Environmental Markets.

For more information or to access registration information, visit