American Biomass Distribution
It looks like gerbil food, but it heats your house. started last year to , which are compressed sawdust that are burned in pellet stoves.
These stoves are becoming more popular, but consistent availability of pellets has been a problem over the last few years, at least regionally, according to CEO Jon Strimling. Shortages have led to price gouging and frustrated consumers, he said. His company has developed a software system and logistics network that can help connect consumers with available pellets, he said.
Pellet stoves are getting more notice by environmentally oriented consumers because they are a renewable source of energy and are more convenient than chord wood, Strimling said.
October 31, 2007 10:52 AM PDT
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