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What are wood pellets?

Wood pellets are a heating fuel that is made from 100% wood.  No additives, no binders, just pure, clean wood.  Wood pellets are a locally sourced fuel that is renewable, clean-burning, low-carbon, stably priced and abundant.  Transportation costs and environmental impacts are when you purchase wood pellets from as local a source as possible.  Throughout New England there are many pellet mills utilizing low grade timber and sawmill residuals to produce wood pellets.  

If you heat your home with a cord-wood boiler and are tired of cutting, splitting and stacking wood, you can switch to a fully automated wood pellet boiler that is ultra-low maintenance.  Wood pellet heating systems also work with the thermostat already installed in your home and have an automated ignition system that will only burn pellets when there is a demand for heat.

Widely used in Europe and now manufactured here in the state of Vermont, wood pellet heat supports jobs in forestry and logging, manufacturing, delivery, installation and service.  Heat, Live and Work Local !

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Locally produced renewable heating fuel made from 100% white pine.

Our feedstock for the production of our pellets is sourced locally, within 30-miles of our mill in West Windsor, VT.  We work with over 16 local loggers and foresters and provide a much needed local market for this low grade timber product.  White Pine grows fast and needs to be thinned from maturing forest stands in order to promote the healthy growth of more valuable hardwood saw logs.  In addition, White Pine makes a really fantastic pellet.  The natural resins in the wood burn hot and clean.  It takes us almost 2.5 tons of logs to produce one ton of our Super Premium wood pellets because in the process we are drying the wood and compressing it into a density that is above that of hardwood.  By giving our local loggers and foresters a market for this low grade timber we are helping to promote the overall health of our local forests while also assisting the landowner in increasing the value of their managed timber lands.