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heating http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1029/all en Local advocates ready for heating aid requests http://addisonindependent.com/201411local-advocates-ready-heating-aid-requests <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; With the thermometer now consistently dipping below the freezing mark, Addison County residents of limited means have been firing up their furnaces and wood stoves with the hope that they won&rsquo;t run out of fuel before the end of the winter. And various state and local organizations are offering programs to make sure frigid temperatures don&rsquo;t claim any victims during the frigid months ahead.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27069">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201411local-advocates-ready-heating-aid-requests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Crisis Fuel Program Featured heating Seasonal Fuel Assistance Program winter Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:25:38 +0000 Zach Despart 27069 at http://addisonindependent.com Ferrisburgh considering wood heating for school http://addisonindependent.com/201310ferrisburgh-considering-wood-heating-school <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20px;">FERRISBURGH &mdash; Ferrisburgh Central School officials in the months to come will consider whether to invest in a new boiler that would burn either wood chips or pellets and could save the school money in its heating bills.</span></p> <p> According to an Oct. 8 presentation at an FCS board meeting by a Renewable Energy Resources company representative, a wood chip boiler could pay for itself in as few as four years and a wood pellet unit in as few as nine years, depending upon among other things the price of fuel oil.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/19559">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201310ferrisburgh-considering-wood-heating-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh Featured Ferrisburgh heating wood Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:27:31 +0000 Zach Despart 19559 at http://addisonindependent.com Ripton, Lincoln ready for winter http://addisonindependent.com/201208ripton-lincoln-ready-winter <p> RIPTON &mdash; Residents in the climes of Ripton and Lincoln have not had to touch their thermostats for several months, but they are already beginning to think about the cold winter ahead &mdash; and particularly about their neighbors who might not have the resources to stay warm.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12748">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201208ripton-lincoln-ready-winter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lincoln Ripton Featured heating weather Mon, 06 Aug 2012 15:41:34 +0000 John Flowers 12748 at http://addisonindependent.com Mount Abe-based heating nonprofit lands $25K grant http://addisonindependent.com/201203mount-abe-based-heating-nonprofit-lands-25k-grant <p> VERMONT &mdash; Run by student volunteers, the nonprofit Vermont Sustainable Heating Initiative, or VSHI, since 2008 has helped install more than 20 pellet stoves in low-income homes across Addison and Washington counties. And the organization&rsquo;s work has not gone unnoticed.</p> <p> Richard Moffi, fuel assistance chief for the state of Vermont, earlier this month allocated $25,000 to the organization, which was founded by Tom Tailer, a physics teacher at Mount Abraham Union High School. This will be enough money to provide 10-20 low-income households with pellet stoves.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/11172">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201203mount-abe-based-heating-nonprofit-lands-25k-grant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont energy Featured heating nonprofit Mon, 19 Mar 2012 19:02:29 +0000 Andrew Stein 11172 at http://addisonindependent.com Outlook for fuel assistance is bleak http://addisonindependent.com/201110outlook-fuel-assistance-bleak <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; Richard Moffi, fuel program chief for the state of Vermont, has grown accustomed to seeing Congress and the Oval Office haggle over funding for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).</p> <p> Negotiators have historically started at a low number but eventually agreed on a LIHEAP figure that was at least equal to, or greater, than the year before so that qualifying citizens in cold parts of the country could get the fuel subsidies they needed to stay warm during the winter.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/9647">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201110outlook-fuel-assistance-bleak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County fuel heating LIHEAP winter Mon, 24 Oct 2011 16:00:06 +0000 John Flowers 9647 at http://addisonindependent.com