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Recent Releases from Hearth, Patio and BBQ Assoc of Canada

Wood Heat - New technology improves a time-tested sustainable fuel

Published Wed, 8 Nov 2017 11:44:48 EST Read More

(Nov 8, 2017 - Port Sydney, Ontario) - Over half a million homeowners in Ontario get some or all their space heating from wood stoves. While most use it for supplementary heat, as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages, many others use it as their primary source of heating. Whether you are a power wood user, with logs being your primary heat source or you use wood at the cabin or chalet, creating a cozy ambiance at the cottage, this is the time for a refres...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Nova Scotia

Published Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:43:36 EST Read More

Nova Scotia residents are eligible for rebates and financing (January 18, 2015, Huntsville, ON) Approximately one-third of Nova Scotia homeowners get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For one-quarter of households, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, Nova Scotia’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Ontario

Published Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:23:18 EST Read More

(October 30, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Over half a million homeowners in Ontario get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. While most use it for supplementary heat, as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages, many others use it as their primary source of heating. Wisely managed, Ontario’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically limitless. It is renewable, virtually carbon neutral and insulated from the vagaries of world petro...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of B.C.

Published Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:53:41 EST Read More

(October 28, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Over a quarter million homeowners in British Columbia get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. While most use it for supplementary heat, as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages, many others use it as their primary source of heating. Wisely managed, B.C.’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically limitless. It is renewable, virtually carbon neutral and insulated from the vagaries of wo...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of the Yukon

Published Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:48:32 EST Read More

Yukon residents are eligible for rebates to help replace wood burning stoves with a newer, more efficient one (October 28, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Approximately one-quarter of Yukon homeowners get their space heating from wood stoves. For many, it is their only source of heat while most others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, Yukon’s supply of wood suitable for residential hea...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of the Northwest Territories

Published Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:43:03 EST Read More

Northwest Territory residents are eligible for rebates to help replace wood burning stoves with a newer, more efficient one (October 28, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Many Northwest Territories homeowners get their residential heat from wood stoves. For over fifteen percent of homes, it is their only source of heat while most others use it for supplementary purposes. Wisely managed, the Northwest Territories’ supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practic...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Manitoba

Published Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:36:53 EST Read More

(October 28, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Many Manitoba homeowners get their residential heat from wood stoves. For some, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary purposes. Wisely managed, Manitoba’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically limitless. It is renewable, virtually carbon neutral and insulated from the vagaries of world petroleum pricing politics. Wood stove technology has improved dramatically in the past 25 years and...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Nova Scotia

Published Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:05:44 EST Read More

(October 27, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Approximately one-third of Nova Scotia homeowners get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For one-quarter of households, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, Nova Scotia’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically limitless. It is renewable, virtually carbon neutral and insulated from t...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Newfoundland and Labrador

Published Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:54:58 EST Read More

(October 27, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Approximately one-third of Newfoundland and Labrador homeowners get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For one-quarter of households, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, Newfoundland and Labrador’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically limitless. It is renewable, virtually carbon ...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Prince Edward Island

Published Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:34:54 EST Read More

(October 27, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Over one-third of Prince Edward Island homeowners get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For thirty percent of households, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, Prince Edward Island’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically limitless. It is renewable, virtually carbon neutral and insu...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of New Brunswick

Published Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:30:35 EST Read More

(October 27, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Approximately one-third of New Brunswick homes get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For one-quarter of households, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, New Brunswick’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically limitless. It is renewable, virtually carbon neutral and insulated from th...... Click here to read this release



Energy efficient woodstoves contribute to ecoENERGY incentive program

Published Wed, 17 Oct 2007 09:31:46 EST Read More

Here is an article (397 words) by Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association Manager Tony Gottschalk. Energy efficient woodstoves contribute to ecoENERGY incentive program The Hearth Patio and Barbecue Association applauds the recent move to include wood burning appliances and efficient gas fireplaces as a key element in making Canadian homes cleaner and greener. Category F-4 tornadoes in Manitoba, water bans in large parts of southern Ontario and devastating wind storms on the wes...... Click here to read this release



BC first in North America to launch EnerChoice label system

Published Mon, 26 Mar 2007 08:50:27 EST Read More

B.C. first in North America to launch EnerChoice label system EnerChoice certification label identifies only the highest efficiency in gas fireplaces, stoves and inserts (Coquitlam, British Columbia, March 22, 2007) Today, British Columbia became the first province in Canada and the first North American jurisdiction to adopt the EnerChoice certification for high efficiency hearth appliances. EnerChoice is an exclusive endorsement developed by a joint government, utility and industry com...... Click here to read this release



Woodstoves: Less is More! Some simple ways to increase the heat and reduce the smoke from your woodstove

Published Tue, 28 Nov 2006 13:28:09 EST Read More

Less is more! Some simple ways to increase the heat and reduce the smoke from your woodstove It's a winter experience many Canadians would rather do without. You wake up, climb out of bed and when your foot touches the cold floor, you're suddenly wide awake. For Canadians who own a woodstove, 'the cold floor wake up' can often mean frequent trips to the garage or woodshed for more wood. Here's how to reduce those trips, have a safer home and enjoy renewable wood heat. Time to upgrade y...... Click here to read this release



Don’t be left out in the cold

Published Thu, 26 Oct 2006 08:47:15 EST Read More

Don’t be left out in the cold Make sure your woodstove is ready for the winter season With Thanksgiving behind us, thoughts are slowly shifting to the upcoming holiday season. While most of us would rather be sharpening our skates or waxing our skis, in reality, we’re far more likely to be untangling lights, replacing old shovels or tuning the snow blower. As such, it can be easy to overlook the one thing that we’ll depend on the most this winter―the woodstove. More than anythin...... Click here to read this release



Save money and keep warm this coming winter

Published Tue, 17 Oct 2006 11:45:42 EST Read More

With an advanced combustion woodstove, you're guaranteed to have the cleanest, longest, safest burn possible Tex McLeod With another long, cold, Canadian winter quietly descending upon the country and the home heating season right around the corner, many Canadians are piling wood, cleaning their chimneys and checking the condition of their stoves. Many people are choosing wood as a heating source because of the volatility of natural gas and oil prices. And while much is being touted ab...... Click here to read this release