Vermont Sustainable Heating Initiative

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The Vermont Sustainable Heating Initiative (VSHI) 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 contracted the Biomass Energy Resource Center to analyze the feasibility of establishing a biomass densification facility in Chittenden county.


2009 Governor's Environmental Awards for Environmental Excellence & Pollution Prevention (CONTRIBUTION TO A MORE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE)