VSHI receives the 2008 Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence and Pollution Prevention.
The Vermont Sustainable Heating Initiative is a non-profit organization dedicated to the establishment of affordability and sustainability in Vermont's home heating economy.
We believe that Vermont has the potential to be energy independent within the home-heating sector, and that this energy independence can and should be established in a manner that is socially, environmentally, and economically responsible.
Since 2008 we have educated state lawmakers on the sustainable energy potential of Vermont's fiber shed, equipped low-income Vermont households with affordable (and fossil-fuel free) heating systems,
and worked to establish pellet production as a sustainable local industry serving Vermont's own energy needs.