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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.

THE… Continue

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.…


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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Swing sets and flowerbeds

My husband and I have been doing some landscape updates to our home. We removed a very old wood swing set with a molded plastic ladder (not in good shape) and removed some steel lawn edging from the flowerbeds.  Are any of these items recyclable? If so, I would love some [...]

Exporting recyclables

I’ve seen stories that show poor people in third-world countries sorting through recycled materials that have been shipped from the U.S. Can you do an article about the amount of recycled material that actually is recycled and used in the U.S.?



This is a pretty deep topic that could [...]

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I have always wondered when or if we could educate the service industry that good service is NOT throwing more and more stuff at us hoping that we will get what we want, but having them LISTEN to the customer and give them exactly what they want. That, I [...]

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