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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

INFORMATIONAL: Lessons in Masonry Heaters 1

Since the 10th century, homes throughout Europe used wood as their predominant heat source. However, by the 15th century, wood shortages began to develop as a result of widespread demand for building and heating. In response, European governments increased their conservation efforts, nevertheless for the next 200 years they made little impact. It wasn’t until the 18th century, kings in Prussia, Sweden, Norway and Denmark ordered their craftsman and architects to create better wood stove… Continue

Added by GREENHEAT Solutions on November 30, 2009 at 3:49pm — 4 Comments

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Waste not, want not

Hi there!

Last week the New York Times ran an article about composing food scraps, and how in Seattle they are literally shaming people for violating an ordinance mandating composting food.

It made me think about my own failure to compost.

First, composting (like other lifestyle decisions) is a family [...]

School of recycling

Hi Renee,

My daughter is a freshman at Carmel High School and brought home the school publication called the Hilite.  On the cover of the February 20, 2015 issue was the phrase “Green vs. gasoline.”  I was curious and read the article. I was surprised and saddened to learn that there [...]

Foam party

Renee,

When I get a to go cup from a restaurant and it is styrofoam I see it has the recycle logo on the bottom with a number like a 4 or 6. I always thought these weren’t recyclable. Are they now or am I just being misled?

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