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Industry News: The Two Rs: Regulations and Rebates

Coming Changes to Installation Regulations in Maine, Signal Changes for all States Maine’s Commissioner of the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation has assembled an ad-hoc group of HVAC, engineering and biomass industry professionals to develop new installation guidelines high efficiency biomass heating equipment.  This significance of […]

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Industry News: Maine Forests, Sustainable Heating and Economic Growth

We all know Maine has a lot of trees and that trees can be turned into pellets, which in turn can heat our homes. We also know this is a good story: environmentally friendly, good because it keeps our heating dollars close to home. These general facts, […]

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Maine Leading the Nation In Pellet Heat

It’s no secret that nearly 70% of Maine homes are currently heated with oil (down from 80% several years ago). As we take stock of our industry, we are pleased to report that Maine and northern New England is proving itself to be a leader in the […]

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Industry News: Pellet Boilers Can Be Primary Heating Source for Purposes of Homeowners Insurance

Last year, Senator Collins pushed to have wood pellet boilers classified as a conventional, primary heating source, and pellet boilers now qualify for Federal Housing Authority Funding.  This is a great first step in the right direction – but more needs to be done, especially in the […]

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Two Sides to Every Coin – Rebates

You’ve probably heard this news already, but we thought it was worth mentioning here in a broader context. Efficiency Maine created a very limited $5,000 pellet boiler subsidy, which, likely by the time you read this, will be gone as there are only 50 slots available. From […]

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Northeast Biomass Heating Expo 2014, Portland, Maine

Join us in Portland, Maine on April 9-11, 2014 for the region’s premiere heating event   Now in our sixth year, we expect hundreds of attendees from more than 30 states to join us to learn about biomass heating and cooling, and the unique opportunities it presents […]

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Industry News – using technology to make heating systems more efficient – outdoor weather compensation!

Sometime it seems like there’s just too much technology in our lives today. An app for this, an app for that – a new technical innovation every time you turn around – it can all be a little much. There is one technical innovation here at Interphase […]

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Industry News – Expanding Delivery Routes Means Expanding Potential Market Share

There’s a great deal happening in the industry at the moment, but what we’re most excited about is the rapid expansion of residential bulk pellet delivery. This is newsworthy for obvious reasons – as the geographic area of home delivery expands, the number of potential customers for […]

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