Year: 2011

Join Us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube!

Greenwood is now on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Simply click on one of the icons and you will be redirected to Greenwood’s profiles on that site. Greenwood shares photos and videos of our latest products (including our new Frontier Series wood boiler), news releases, upcoming contests, along with interesting facts and useful tips/information.     […]

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Renewable Energy Could Provide 80% of Global Energy by 2050

According to the latest United Nations report, nearly 80% of the global energy supply could be met by renewable energy by 2050 if backed by the correct public policies. The six renewable energy technologies reviewed include bioenergy, solar, power, geothermal power, hydropower, ocean energy, and wind energy, with more than 160 existing scientific use cases […]

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Finding and Repairing Home Air Leaks

Over  the past winter, you likely noticed that there were some spots in your house that were a bit cooler than you would have liked. These drafts are often most noticeable around windows and doors, but don’t think these are your major sources of wasted heat and energy. Rather, in most homes, the most significant […]

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A Modern Day Parable About Home Heating: A Look at Heating Assistance Contingency Funds

As part of the federal government’s initiative to reduce spending, the contingency budget for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that provides heating assistance for those with low incomes was cut by 67%, from $591 million to just $200 million. LIHEAP is a federally-funded program that helps low-income households pay their home heating and […]

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Participate in the International Year of Forests

The National Association of State Foresters (NASF), in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and many other natural resource organizations, is coordinating the U.S. celebration of the 2011 International Year of Forests campaign, “Celebrate Forests. Celebrate Life.”  Through the U.S. campaign, NASF aims to strengthen the connection between people and forests, elevate the conversation about […]

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Arbor Day: Go Plant a Tree

It has been over 135 years since J. Sterling Morton founded Arbor Day, a nationally-celebrated occasion that encourages tree planting and care. Founded in 1872, Arbor Day is often celebrated on the last Friday in April, but many states observe it on different dates that correspond to their best tree-planting times. Here in Washington State, […]

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