In this Wednesday, April 1, 2015 photo, Eric Besenfelder, director of facilities for the Coxsackie-Athens Central Schools, holds hardwood pellets used in a wood burning boiler at Athens Elementary School in Athens, N.Y. Financial incentives and technological advances have led a growing number of schools, local government buildings, nature centers and homes to switch from fossil fuels to renewable heat in northern states.
In this Wednesday, April 1, 2015 photo, Eric Besenfelder, director of facilities for the Coxsackie-Athens Central Schools, holds hardwood pellets used in a wood burning boiler at Athens Elementary School in Athens, N.Y. Financial incentives and technological advances have led a growing number of schools, local government buildings, nature centers and homes to switch from fossil fuels to renewable heat in northern states. Mike Groll AP
In this Wednesday, April 1, 2015 photo, Eric Besenfelder, director of facilities for the Coxsackie-Athens Central Schools, holds hardwood pellets used in a wood burning boiler at Athens Elementary School in Athens, N.Y. Financial incentives and technological advances have led a growing number of schools, local government buildings, nature centers and homes to switch from fossil fuels to renewable heat in northern states. Mike Groll AP