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 The Wood Pellet Association of Canada (WPAC) and the Quebec Wood Export Bureau (QWEB) have joined forces to launch an event dedicated to developing the residential and district heat market in eastern Canada.

The Canadian Wood Pellet Heating Conference will take place February 28 and March 1, 2013 in Quebec City, with tours of successful projects lined up for February 27. The goal is to introduce the concept and benefits of modern pellet-based heating systems to a wider audience, including such sectors as greenhouses, agricultural operations, heating professionals, and municipalities. Look to this web site and our enews for more information in the coming weeks.

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