Posts tagged: Biomass


Welcome to Ken Clifton’s blog. If you are a student you will be most interested in the “teaching” category content. Please feel free to explore the “About” and “Resume/CV” links at top of this page.  If you are interested in RECs please see the renewable energy credits link.  The Salisbury Post did a front page story […]

Seven Years of Biomass

Seven years ago we installed a LMF 100,000 Btu Biomass furnace. Well, it is still running — especially last night and today. The temp recorded on the solar thermal collector last night was 14.8 degrees here just outside Salisbury, NC. There is no replacement for solid fuel combustion — talk about HEAT.

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Catawba Sustainable Communities Talk

Talk given to Dr. Wear’s Sustainable Communities class on November, 11, 2013

New 2013 Energy Series Classes in April

Registration form for Solar Electric Basics class. To register for the April 26th, Solar Electric Generation Class visit:

Thanks for “Going Green” at RCCC Today!

It was really neat to see three all-electric cars at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College today for the “Bright Ideas for Going Green” class!  And don’t forget, we have a solar thermal and solar electric generation class in April — see the previous posts here. We had some really good students in the class, including a CEO […]

Items Mentioned in Going Green Seminar

Description with link (click to view) Est Cost Kill A Watt Electricity Usage Monitor $ 19.99 TED 5000G Energy Monitoring System $ 199.95 FLIR i7 Thermal Imaging Camera $ 1,995.00 BIOMASS 100,000 BTU Forced-Air Furnace $ 4,000.00 approx Reflectix 48-Inch-by-50ft foil/bubble/foil Radiant Barrier $ 97.99 TekFoil 48 inch wide kraft/reflective foil Perforated Radiant Barrier 250 […]

Rowan Amateur Radio Club – Renewable Energy Presentation

I am presenting on Renewable Energy, specifically solar PV electric and solar thermal on Monday, March 14 at 7PM in the Rufty-Holmes Senior Center here in Salisbury, NC.  Click here to view my presentation:

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Biomass – Home Heating

Our home is heated entirely using renewable biomass energy. In November of 2005 we ordered a 100,000 BTU forced-air biomass furnace from LMF Manufacturing in Lockhaven, PA. LMF had a six month waiting list due to customer demand. We received our furnace in March of 2006, and installed the furnace that summer. Please read the […]

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