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PRESS RELEASE: Greenheat Solutions Interviewed by Voice of America TV

The co-owner of Greenheat Solutions in Clinton County will be interviewed Saturday by Voice of America TV, an international television network.



Aleeah Livengood will discuss her company, which sells and installs wood-fired masonry heaters and pre-cast fireplaces that are energy efficient, improve air quality and reduce environmental impact.



The pre-cast fireplaces were unveiled at the Global Climate Summit Conference last December and use a catalytic converter.

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Added by GREENHEAT Solutions on April 9, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

INFORMATIONAL: Lessons in Masonry Heaters 2

Heating Performance

Masonry heaters can serve as the primary heat source in a modern home of 1500-2000 Sq Ft, particularly when it is located in center of a living space. The heat output is controlled by the amount of wood burned, while the rate of heat delivery remains comparatively steady. On each firing of 50lbs of wood, a Temp-Cast fireplace can deliver 250,000 BTU’s of radiant heat.…

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Added by GREENHEAT Solutions on March 27, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

Isokern's NEW GreenTech Fireplace Announced at UN Global Climate Summit

Our new EPA Approved GreenTech Standard Fireplaces are the first wood burning fireplace of it's kind to meet and exceed U.S. EPA standards for fireplace emissions. Within the next few years, all fireplaces will be required to meet Green Standards and the Isokern GreenTech fireplace is ready now to be specified and installed in homes and projects. The EPA Wood-Burning Fireplace Program Qualified system is a prefabricated, refractory modular… Continue

Added by GREENHEAT Solutions on March 12, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Feed from Indiana Living Green Magazine

Cronkite’s climate warning — from 1980

By Peter Dykstra

(NOTE: This article originally appeared on The Daily Climate website, dailyclimate.org. Find it here.)

On April 3, 1980, Cronkite tossed to a news piece from CBS veteran Nelson Benton.  Thirty-five years ago, for two and half minutes – an eternity even then by TV [...]

Homegrown Hope

Pore through our history: we have grown up in trees, navigated by them, sat in their shade, and harvested for their fruit and wood. It is hard to imagine that 200 years ago, 20 of Indiana’s 23 million acres were forests, resembling the woodland states of the Atlantic [...]

“Food. Farm. Future.”

The invitation came in the mail. You read that right: snail mail. With a postage stamp.

On the invitation’s cover: “Food. Farm. Future.” … with three illustrations: wheat, a farm tractor, and an outline of Indiana with a thought bubble suspended above. Inside, a handwritten note from Leah [...]

Reface Don't Replace

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