Sorta, I'd like to say I'm speechless, but that would not be true. Like you, I hope they do something productive that truly improves the area.
Heater man just left. Did not like my heater set up (said it was dangerous but who knows, he may have been trying to upsell). He replaced the Thermocoupler which made me think of the movie War Games.
So, we can have heat....though he told me to try not to run it.