BERC Clients

Single Facility Heating/CHP Assessments

Androscoggin Valley Hospital

Berlin, New Hampshire
Conducted a feasibility study for a biomass combined heat and power system

Bear Brook State park

Allentown, New Hampshire
Conducted a feasibility study for a wood pellet heating system for a new office and warehouse building

Belleayre Ski Area

Highmount, NY
Conducted a feasibility study for a woodchip heating system for a New York State-owned and operated ski area's main lodge

Harvard University

Harvard Forest, Petersham, Massachusetts
Working through Siemens Building Technologies, conducted a feasibility study for a woodchip heating system on the Harvard Forest campus

Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation

South Carver, Massachusetts
Conducted a feasibility study, identification of potential site, and performance specifications for woodchip heating system for administration building at the Quabbin Reservoir in Belchertown, Massachusetts

Southern Vermont health and Recreation Center

Springfield, Vermont
Conducted a feasibility study of woodchip and wood pellet heating system options

White Mountains National Forest

Campton, New Hampshire
Conducted a feasibility study for a biomass combined heat and power system at the White Mountain Administrative Complex, wrote pellet system performance specifications, and assisted the Forest Service to select the system vendor

Campus/Community District Heating Assessments

Boulder County Parks and Open Space Department

Longmont, Colorado
Provided technical assistance during design and construction of a woodchip district energy system for Boulder county's new administration and maintenance building

Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center

Greenfield, New Hampshire
Conducted a feasibility study for a woodchip district energy campus heating and cooling system

Goddard College

Plainfield, Vermont
Conducted a feasibility study for a campus woodchip combined heat and power system

Grafton County

North Haverhill, New Hampshire
Conducted a feasibility study for a woodchip district energy heating system for a building complex

Green Mountain College

Poultney, Vermont
Conducted a feasibility study for a woodchip combined heat and power system

Lyndon State College

Lyndonville, VT
Conducted a feasibility study for establishing a campus woodchip combined heat and power system

Richford Wood Initiative

Richford, Vermont
Conducted a feasibility study for a community biomass combined heat and power system

University of Massachusetts

Amherst, Massachusetts
Working through Johnson Controls, Inc., conducted a feasibility study for a biomass combined heat and power system at the new campus central energy plant

Wood Energy Program Design/Evaluation

Focus on Energy

Madison, Wisconsin
Carried out studies to lay the groundwork for the Wisconsin Fuels For School program

Mahoosuc Community Wood Energy Initiative

Bethel, Maine
Identified potential sites for a woodchip heating system

Rhode Island State Energy Office

Providence, Rhode Island
Conducted a feasibility study for woodchip heating in two schools, wrote vendor-selection specifications, and assisted in air permitting

South Dakota Department of Agriculture

Pierre, South Dakota
Identified potential biomass heating sites in the Black Hills region and provided performance specifications for two projects

US Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory

Madison, Wisconsin
Assisted in identifying the first school wood energy project in the western states, in Darby, Montana, and served as project manager for the wood system installation. Helped the Forest Products Laboratory and other forest Service partners create the Fuels For Schools program

Vermont Department of Public Service

Montpelier, Vermont
Designed, provided engineering, and carried out a woodchip system upgrade program as part of the Vermont Fuels For Schools program

Biomass Resource Assessments

Northeast Energy Services Company (NORESCO)

Westborough, Massachusetts
Fuel specification study and supply assessment

P Squared LLC

Madison, Wisconsin
Conducted a biomass resource assessment for southern Wisconsin

Technical/Policy Review

Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

Boston, Massachusetts
Authored a guidebook on wood pellet heating systems and fuel

New York State Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)

Albany, New York
Performed a technical review in selection and funding award for two pilot facilities for cellulosic ethanol production

US Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Morgantown, West Virginia
Conducted technical reviews of biomass systems and energy efficiency project proposals

US Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory

Madison, Wisconsin
Provided performance specifications for a small semi-automated woodchip heating system for Minot State University in Bottineau, North Dakota