Université Sainte-Anne's switch to wood heat shows potential for forest industry

One of the furnaces at Universite Sainte-Anne can be seen through the room where computers monitor the system. (Michael Gorman/CBC)

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As Nova Scotia's forestry industry tries to adjust to life after Northern Pulp, wood heat projects have been presented as one possible new market for products that right now don't have a destination.

A tender was recently issued for six district heating projects, which would see wood heat systems installed at public buildings and fuelled with low-grade wood from area woodlots.

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Source: CBC News

 

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