Those of us who burn wood know we have just about reached the end of the season and we are scrambling to find one or two more pieces of firewood for those still chilly nights. But for Northfield’s Ray Morvan, of Green Mountain Heritage Inc., this is not the end but almost the start of the firewood
Harry Watt’s Profitable Firewood Processing Workshop is on the road!
This year’s event takes place at the William F. Rice Jr. Extension Center in Voorheesville, NY on May 7th. NFA Director Scott Salveson will be speaking along with a host of other firewood professionals.
At the workshop you’ll learn where the Firewood Industry is headed
NFA Director Scott Salveson was honored to speak on behalf of the Firewood Industry during a listening session hosted by the administration of APHIS/PPQ, the arm of the USDA responsible for the federal firewood quarantines in place due to invasive species like the Emerald Ash Borer.
APHIS transport and treatment restrictions can have an
We do a lot of talking about the moisture content (MC) of firewood, and for good reason -- but do you know the actual moisture content of the wood you're selling -- or burning? Kiln-driers are quite familiar with probes that require drilling pilot holes and specialized equipment to read the data. We can't claim to match the accuracy of these
Sonoma County Gazette, Feb 2015
Scott Salveson Director, National Firewood Association
The history of firewood is well understood, but there seems to be some confusion about where firewood belongs in our current fuel strategy. Some view firewood as dirtier than coal, others are beginning to see the big picture and hope to shape the future
As Utahns debate a seemingly doomed proposal to ban seasonal stove use, Utah’s most populous county enacted its own rules banning stove use on both mandatory and voluntary air actions days as of Jan. 1, 2016. In other counties, voluntary air action days continue to be voluntary.
One large maple tree stores more energy than a 2.5 KW PV array will produce in 1 year with New Hampshire sunshine. 50 maple trees could provide more power (thermal energy) than a 5 KW PV array supplies in 25 years (A 5 KW panel will offset all annual power used by a typical NH residence). Surprised?…
After three successful woodstove collections, the Allegheny County Health Department is again offering county residents a chance to dispose of old woodstoves and outdoor wood-fired boilers that do not meet current national emission standards in return for cash incentives. “The Health Department’s ‘b…