Webinar: Increasing Adoption of Residential Wood Energy: Past, Present, & Future


Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
United States

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Webinar Portal by Southern Regional Extension Forestry

Wood is the fastest growing residential heat fuel in the United States and accounts for 75% of the residential renewable energy produced. Residential user have figured out that heating with wood and/or pellets has significant benefits, even with low fossil fuel prices. New EPA regulations on wood stoves may have significant impact on wood stove technology, meanwhile pellet stoves continue to increase in popularity. This presentation will help you better understand issues regarding heating with wood and new developments and technology.

Speaker: Jonathan Kays is a Natural Resources Extension Specialist with University of Maryland Extension and has a Masters of Science in Forestry from Virginia Tech. Mr. Kays develops and implement extension education program in forest stewardship, deer damage management, natural resource enterprises, backyard woodlot management, GPS training, wood energy, and use of biosolids to grow short rotational crops (hybrid poplar). For more information on his programs visit www.naturalresources.umd.edu.

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