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Alliance for Green Warmth to undertake wooden stove alter out evaluation for West Penn Electricity Sustainable Energy Fund

Posted by Earth Stove on March 22, 2016 with No Commentsas , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

March 22, 2016 – The Alliance for Environmentally friendly Warmth acquired a $ fifteen,600 grant from West Penn Energy Sustainable Energy Fund (WPPSEF) for a wooden stove adjust out evaluation. The grant money will be utilized to suggest alternatives for plans that remove present older stoves, and substitute them with new, wood burning appliances that […]

Push release: Alliance for Eco-friendly Heat and NYSERDA Announce 7 Finalists in International Pellet Stove Competitors

Posted by Earth Stove on March 8, 2016 with No Commentsas , , , , , , , , , , ,

Two New York teams are among the finalists Alliance for Green Heat and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced that seven pellet stoves have been chosen as finalists in the Pellet Stove Design Challenge. This international competition, administered by the Alliance for Green Heat, identifies innovative low emissions and high efficiency pellet stoves for the residential […]

Wood and pellet stove businesses that you can trust – and these you can not

Posted by Earth Stove on February 20, 2016 with No Commentsas , , , , ,

When it comes to listing accurate efficiency and BTU output on their websites, there are only a handful of companies that you can trust. The Enviro EF2 pelletstove is one exampleof misleading advertising. If a consumer calculates the pay back period of am Enviro EF2 pellet stove based on the 87% efficiency listed on the Enviro […]

Update on the Mt. Vernon Pellet Stove Recall

Posted by Earth Stove on September 3, 2015 with No Commentsas , , , ,

About 2,000 Quadra-Fire Mt. Vernon E2 pellet stoves and inserts are being recalled and repaired, due to high pressure that can lead to explosions that shatter the glass in the door. The company says the stove is safe if properly operated. The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a voluntary recall on July 9, 2015. Problems […]

Automated Wood Stove Features Entering the Marketplace

Posted by Earth Stove on July 27, 2015 with No Commentsas , , , , ,

This year there are at least half a dozen stoves on the market that have some automated feature that didn’t exist on the market a few years ago. Many of these features help the stove burn somewhat cleaner, and are aiming at a demographic looking for easier operation. It’s still too early to tell how […]

Dec. 4 Webinar: Best Practices in Wood and Pellet Stove Programs

Posted by Earth Stove on July 24, 2015 with No Commentsas , , , , , , ,

The University of Maryland Extension Woodland Stewardship Education program will host a one-hour webinar on Thursday, December 4th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. to provide an overview of the “best practices” in wood and pellet stove incentive programs across the United States.  Sign up here. As renewable energy programs grow around the country, more […]

Rookie Wood Stove Makers Get Highest Score in Design Workshop

Posted by Earth Stove on July 22, 2015 with No Commentsas , , , , , , ,

Taylor Myers and RyanFisher with the Mulciber,the highest ranking stove. A stove designed and built by graduate engineering students received the  highest score in an international Stove Design Workshop focused on automated wood stove technology.  The goal of the event was to assess innovative technologies that can help stoves reduce real-world emissions that result from […]

Wood and Pellet Stove Tax Credit Extended through Dec. 31, 2014

Posted by Earth Stove on July 16, 2015 with No Commentsas , , , , , , ,

Stove manufacturers routinely claim75% efficiency to be eligible for thetax credit, even when stoves are farbelow 75%.  The average wood andpellet stove may be around 70%. Updated on December 16, 2014 – A short term extension of the $ 300 federal tax credit to purchase a new wood or pellet stove was signed into law by […]

How to claim the $300 stove tax credit

Posted by Earth Stove on July 13, 2015 with No Commentsas , , ,

President Obama signed into a law a package of tax credits including the one for wood and pellet stoves.  The stove credit is for $ 300 for stoves purchased between Jan. 1, 2014 and Dec. 31 2014, making it almost entirely a retroactive “incentive.” To take the credit, taxpayers need to use IRS Form 5695. […]

As Utah debates seasonal stove ban, Salt Lake County adopts stricter rules

Posted by Earth Stove on July 10, 2015 with No Commentsas , , , , , , , , ,

The proposed state seasonalban affects 75% of the Utahpopulation.  As Utahns debate a seemingly doomed proposal to ban seasonal stove use,  Utah’s most populous county enacted its own rules banning stove use on both mandatory and voluntary air actions days as of Jan. 1, 2016. In other counties, voluntary air action days continue to be […]