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Appendix - Additional Resources

C. Figures and Tables


Figure 1: Relative Biomass End-use Efficiencies (Pinchot Institute for Conservation) * AWC is advanced wood combustion; CHP is combined heat and power; co-firing is with both coal and biomass)
Figure 2: 2009 Wood Burning as the Primary Heat Source (U.S. Census Bureau)
Figure 3: Wood use Change in the US Between 2000-2009 (US Census Bureau)
Figure 4: 2010 Wood & Pellet Stove Shipping Figures (Hearth Patio and Barbeque Association)
Figure 5: Fifty Year Consumption of Cordwood & use of Wood as a Heating Source (US Census Bureau/EIA)
Figure 6: German Renewable Energy Job Growth (Heinrich Boll Foundation)
Figure7: Government Subsidies by Biomass Use ( DSIRE)
Figure 8: Comparison of Biomass Appliance Emission Rates (Alliance for Green Heat, EPA, NSCAUM, WA State)
Figure 9: Renewable Energy Consumption in the Residential Sector (Energy Information Administration)
Figure 10: Tons of Carbon per year per Residential Space Heating Unit (Hbh Gas Systems)

Figure 11: Renewable Energy Carbon Calculations (EIA, EPA, DOE)
Figure 12: Typical Renewable Energy Cost (Alternative Energy Resources)
Figure 13: EIA Projects that with current Policies, the two most inefficient sectors will see growth; Ethanol and Power (EIA)
Figure 14: Carbon Pathways (Washington Forest Protection Association)
Figure 15: Air Emissions from Residential Heating: The Wood Heating Option put into Environmental Perspective (EPA)
Figure 16: Pine Bark Beetle Killed Forest, Colorado (The Colorado Independent)
Figure 17: Household Fuel Cost and Use (Biomass Thermal Energy Council)
Figure 18: Heating Fuel Costs (Popular Mechanics)
Figure 19: Energy Used in the Average American home (EIA)
Figure 20: Particulate Matter Diagram (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency)
Figure 21: Historic Residential Wood Consumption and Homes with Wood as a Primary Heating Source (EIA  & Census)  
Figure 22: Volume of Fuelwood Harvested by Fuel Source (MN Dept. of Natural Resources)
Figure 23: Savings on a $10,000 Biomass Appliance (stoves, masonry stoves, boilers, etc) (International Energy Association)
Figure 24. Upper Austria Installed Capacity of Biomass Boilers & Unit Efficiency Increasing Yearly (Biomass Heating in Upper Austria)
Figure 25: The Effect of an Incentive Halt on the German Pellet Heating Market (Verma. V.K et al.)
Figure 26: Incentives’ Effect on the French Pellet Heating Market (Verma V.K. et al.)
Figure 27: Pellet Stove Diagram
Figure 28: Non-Catalytic Wood Stove (EPA)
Figure 29: Catalytic Wood Stove (EPA)
Figure 30: Catalyst Diagram (Catalytic Hearth Coalition)
Figure 31: Masonry Stove Diagram (Tulukivi)
Figure 32: Fröling Turbo 3000
Figure 33: Wood Pellet Boiler-<>
Figure 34: Outdoor Wood Boiler Diagram


Table 1: Fuel Replacement Cost Savings (As calculated by the Alliance for Green Heat based off of average yearly fuel costs sourced from Popular Mechanics)
Table 2: State Rebate Programs
Table 3: State Tax Credit Programs
Table 4: State Tax Deduction Programs
Table 5: State Property Tax Exemption Programs
Table 6: State Sales Tax Exemption Programs
Table 7: State Loan Programs
Table 8: Local Scale Changeout Programs
Table 9: State Changeout Programs
Table 10: Green Building Incentive Programs
Table 11: State Sponsored Self Harvest Firewood Programs
Table 12: Tax Code Section 25c Timeline

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