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Wood Pellet Heat Reduces Carbon Emmissions By More Than Half.

11/02/2016

Analysis shows wood pellet fuel reduces greenhouse gas emissions by more than half over fossil fuels.

The Northern Forest Center commissioned a study of the greenhouse gas impacts of heating buildings with state-of-the-art wood pellet boilers. The Spatial Informatics Group-Natural Assets Laboratory (SIG-NAL) used data specific to the region’s forest composition and harvest practices, and the pellet sourcing and manufacturing of 9 out of 10 Northern Forest pellet mills, all of which produce pellets exclusively for thermal (heat) generation.

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