|Forest Energy Corporation
Show Low, Arizona Forest Energy is a nationwide leader in wood pellet manufacturing, fueling over 35,000 homes. They also manufacture horse bedding, densified logs, wax fire starters, loglettes, and BBQ pellets.
The “us” is Travis Industries, the largest, privately-owned wood, pellet and gas stove, insert and fireplace company in America and encompasses four high-quality brands: Lopi™, Fireplace Xtrordinair™, DaVinci Custom Fireplaces™ and Tempest Torch™. These brands are available exclusively from a network of more than 1,200 authorized retailers throughout the United States, Canada, Australia and China. All our products are manufactured in the United States within an 11-acre, Mukilteo, Washington facility called the House of Fire, employing up to 600 employees just thirty minutes north of Seattle.
|BIOMASS FUEL MEMBERS|
|American Wood Fibers
Columbia, Maryland AWF produces wood fuel pellets and bricks, as well as other materials. They produce hardwood and softwood PFI Graded Premium Fuel pellets.
|Curran Renewable Energy
Massena, New York Curran Renewable Energy is a family owned and operated group of companies with over 40 years of experience in the forest harvesting industry. They produce premium wood products from locally and sustainably harvested timber sourced in the North Country.
|BIOMASS BOILER AND EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER MEMBERS|
|Advanced Cyclone Systems
Porto, Portugal As a company dedicated to the development of high efficiency cyclone systems to comply with particulate matter emission standards in biomass installations worldwide, joining the BTEC makes perfect sense for ACS.
The BTEC will not only help us convey information of on our innovative cyclone technology as an alternative to Bag Houses or ESPs to its members but also be a valuable source of information regarding emission standards and other regulatory barriers.
We also expect to exchange knowledge we have gathered in other projects around the globe.
|AFS Energy Systems
Lemoyne, Pennsylvania AFS provides turnkey design/build energy solutions for businesses across North America. They provide budgeting, planning, design, installation, training, start-up, and support services for biomass heating systems.
|Biomass Engineering & Equipment
Columbus, Indiana BE&E engineers, designs, and builds equipment for processing, conveyance, and storage of biomass fuels.
|Biomass Systems Supply
Chico, CA Biomass Systems Supply has partnered with a select group of companies in order to offer our customers a full range of services, equipment and expertise. Our partners include LINKA Energy and TwinHeat biomass boilers, isoplus pre-insulated piping systems and Electra Therm ORC’s. Our mission is to help our customers make the transition from conventional fossil fuel based energy to biomass energy – the renewable, reliable, clean and local energy source.
Greenbush, Minnesota Central Boiler is a leader in manufacturing and distributing outdoor hydronic heaters, producing wood and corn fuel furnaces.
|Maine Energy Systems
Bethel, Maine MeSys builds and distributes auomated wood pellet boilers and furnaces for residential, commercial, and industrial use. They also deliver bulk wood pellets.
Bark River, Michigan Messersmith builds and installs wood heating systems in commercial and institutional settings. Their Industrial Conversion Burner has been installed in over 130 settings, including schools, hopsitals, and forest product plants.
|Rovanco Piping Systems
Joilet, Illinois Rovanco manufactures and sells piping systems for various applications, including heating.
|Smokeless Heat LLC
Lebanon, Pennsylvania Smokeless Heat provides heating systems using a number of renewable energies, including wood and pellets, as well as thermal storage tanks.
Viessmann manufactures biomass and other boilers for residential, commercial, and industrial applications.
Red Lake Falls, Minnesota WoodMaster manufactures outdoor furnaces and bioenergy flex fuel furnaces for residential and commercial applications.
|SUPPLY CHAIN AND SERVICE PROVIDER MEMBERS|
Portland, Maine Alodyne works with businesses to reduce heating costs and provides consulting on permitting, engineering, installing, and financing heating equipment.
|Biomass Energy Lab/Timber Products Inspection
Conyers, Georgia Timber Products Inspection is the largest independent wood products inspection and testing agency in the US. They allow biomass fuel producers to comply with standards and certifications.
Putnam, Connecticut Clearstak is an EPA accredited testing facility for biomass thermal systems.
Ehrhart Energy is a family owned and operated business in the Finger Lakes region of New York. They deliver bulk wood fuel for heat, as well as propane and heating oil.
Peterborough, NH – Froling Energy is a full-service biomass boiler systems contractor specializing in the installation of wood chip and wood pellet boiler systems. We work with owners, engineers, and architects to plan, design, install, and commission biomass heating projects for school, institutional, commercial/industrial clients, and residential clients.
Bethel, Maine FutureMetrics provides market analysis, information, and advice to companies in the wood pellet sector.
|Independent Engineering Consultant (Ray Albrecht)|
|Innovative Natural Resource Solutions
Peterborough, New Hampshire INRS assists business, non-profit, and government clients on natural resource management, including in the development of biomass thermal projects.
Essex, Massachusetts Probark supplies and handles mulch, wood waste, and other wood products.
|R&R Beth LP
Atlanta, Georgia R&R Beth, an international company, specializes in filter and extraction technology sorting and separating technology, and explosive and fire prevention systems. We develop, fabricate and install both individual sub assemblies and turnkey plants.
|Resource Professionals Group
Harford, Pennsylvania RPG advises professionals in the sustainable energy sphere, with a focus on forest management and renewable fuels.
Greenfield, Massachusetts Sandri offers various energy services throughout the Northeast, including distribution of wood fuels and other HVAC equipment.
Orford, New Hampshire Tarm imports and distributes HS-Tarm and Fröling wood boilers.
|TNT Ventures LLC
Wausau, Wisconsin TNT provides energy consulting services to residential, commercial, and industrial clients.
|Western Ag Enterprises
Phoenix, Arizona Western Ag Enterprises provides materials handling and storage equipment for agricultural and forest products.
|Wilson Engineering Services
Meadville, Pennsylvania WES provides engineering and consulting services for biomass heating and fuel handling issues, including in Boiler MACT compliance, permitting, and project management.
Portland, Oregon Wisewood provides consulting services for clients looking to switch to biomass heating technologies.
|NON-PROFIT, EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT MEMBERS|
|Alliance for Green Heat
Takoma Park, Maryland AGH is a 501(c)(3) that promotes modern wood heating as a low-carbon, sustainable, and affordable energy solution for low and middle-income families.
|American Boiler Manufacturers Association
Vienna, Virginia ABMA is a trade association committed to the advancement, safety, advocacy, and enhancement of electricity-generating boilers and combustion equipment.
|C&D Recycling Assoication
Milwaukee, Wisconsin The Construction & Demolition Recycling Association promotes and defends environmentally sound recycling of construction and demolition materials.
Potsdam, New York
|Heating the Midwest Incorporated
HTM represents more than 200 organizations and businesses dedicated to advancing biomass thermal energy in the Midwest. They work to increase awareness of biomass thermal, and engage in policy and technical work on biomass thermal issues.
|Maine Pellet Fuels Association
Portland, Maine MPFA promotes the public benefit of using wood pellets for heat and energy, and to help sustainably manage forests.
|Masonry Heater Association of North America
Tuscon, Arizona MHA is a trade association representing builders, manufacturers, and retailers of masonry heater and wood fire bake ovens.
|Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
Boston, Massachusetts MassCEC is a publicly funded agency that advances the adoption of renewable energy and works to lower the cost of new energy technologies.
|Massachusetts Forest Alliance (Massachusetts Statewide Wood Energy Team)
Marlborough, Massachusetts The Massachusetts Forest Alliance advocates for strong forest economy in the state, and represents landowners, businesses, and other stakeholders.
|Mid-Atlantic Bioenergy Council (MABEC)
Meadville, PA – The Mid-Atlantic Bioenergy Council (MABEC) is the non-profit trade association representing the use of biomass to produce clean heat, power, fuels and soil amendments throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. We educate and advocate for the use of biomass for all kinds of energy in the residential, small business, commercial, institutional, agricultural, and industrial sectors.
|New England Forestry Foundation
Littleton, Massachusetts NEFF works on forest conservation and stewardship through policy advocacy, education, and the promotion of sustainable management.
|Northern Forest Center
Concord, New Hampshire Northern Forest Center works on modern wood heating, wood products innovation, and other initiatives that promote healthy forests and help develop rural communities in the Northern Forest region.
|Oregon Department of Forestry (Oregon Statewide Wood EnergyTeam) The Oregon SWET is a public-private partnership that connects biomass heating end-users with capital construction funding, and works to educate the general public of the benefits of biomass thermal energy.|
|State University of New York
Syracuse, New York
Portland, Oregon Sustainable Northwest works on behalf of local interests to develop community-driven solutions on issues like natural resource use.
|The Center for Natural Capital (Virginia Statewide Wood Energy Team)
Orange, Virginia The Center for Natural Capital works to advance the use of biomass heating in the state through the Virginia Community Wood Energy Program and Virginia Biomass Solutions, with a focus on community wood heating and combined heat and power projects.
|Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC)
Burlington, Vermont VEIC, through the Biomass Energy Resource Center, works to advance community-scale wood heating throughout North America by offering technical, design, and educational support services.
Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI)
Alaska Energy Authority (Alaska Statewide Wood Energy Team)
Bureau of Land Management – Alaska
Bureau of Land Management – Headquarters, Washington, DC
Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council (COIC)
Colorado State Forest Service (Colorado Statewide Wood Energy Team)
Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC)
Idaho Department of Lands Idaho Office of Energy Resources (Idaho Statewide Wood Energy Team)
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Michigan State University (Michigan Statewide Wood Energy Team)
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (Minnesota Statewide Wood Energy Team)
Montana Department of Environmental Quality – Energy Program
Montana Statewide Wood Energy Team
Morrisville State College, Renewable Energy Training Center
Murray State University
New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission
North Carolina State University – Extension Forestry Woody Biomass Program
New Hampshire Wood Energy Council (New Hampshire Statewide Wood Energy Team)
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)
Oregon Department of Energy
Oregon Military Department
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
University of Alaska – Cooperative Extension Service
University of British Columbia
University of Idaho
University of Illinois
University of Massachusetts Amherst – Clean Energy Extension
University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry
University of Wisconsin – Madison (Wisconsin Statewide Wood Energy Team)
USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station
USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation (Vermont Statewide Wood Energy Team)
Vermont Superintendents Association
Virginia Cooperative Extension
Watershed Research and Training Center (California Statewide Wood Energy Team)
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