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The Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit association dedicated to advancing the use of biomass for heat and other thermal energy applications.

BTEC is an association of biomass fuel producers, appliance manufacturers and distributors, supply chain companies and non-profit organizations that view biomass thermal energy as a renewable, responsible, clean and energy-efficient pathway to meeting America’s energy needs. BTEC engages in research, education, and public advocacy for the fast growing biomass thermal energy industry. More >>



The Arboretum at Flagstaff Recognized for Commitment to Renewable Energy and Sustainable Forestry  

Flagstaff, A.Z./Washington, D.C. - April 16, 2014 - Renewable energy is most commonly associated with solar panels and wind turbines, highly visible structures that display a clear commitment to green energy. That public perception omits a vast local resource, ideally suited to reduce energy costs for businesses and low-income families: biomass heating.

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Taking Action - Building Acceptance for Biomass HVAC
Manufacturer Workshop/DOE Better Building Summit

On May 6, participate in the final workshop held under the Forest Service's Wood Education and Resource Center grant: "Healthier Forests Through Sustainable Energy - Building Professional Consensus" with Resource Professionals Group and BTEC.

The preparatory workshop is being developed by RPG and BTEC for the co-located 2014 Better Buildings Summit (May 7-9, 2014) hosted by the Department of Energy's Better Buildings Alliance.

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John Siegenthaler, BTEC, and HeatSpring Launch Hydronic-Based Biomass Design Course
April 2, 2014

Hydronics expert John Siegenthaler, the leading national biomass trade association BTEC, and the online technical training experts at HeatSpring have teamed up to launch a 10-week online course: Hydronic-Based Biomass Design

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BTEC Joins Effort to Extend and Increase Residential Renewable Energy 25C Tax Credit for Biomass Heating Equipment
March 28, 2014

BTEC joined 20 companies and associations representing manufacturers, retailers, builders and contractors in
the housing and residential energy retrofit industry in urging Senators Wyden and Hatch's support for an
extension at the $1,000 level for the residential energy efficiency (25C) tax credit that expired at
the end of 2013.

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Upcoming Events
4/23/2014 - 4/24/2014
Mid-Atlantic Biomass Heat and Power Conference
Organized by: Pennsylvania Biomass Energy Association

4/24/2014 - 4/25/2014
Renewable Energy Latin America & Caribbean Conference & Expo (RELACCX)
Organized by: ACORE

4/29/2014 - 5/1/2014
Heating the Midwest with Renewable Biomass 2014
Organized by: Heating the Midwest Steering Committee

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