Plumbing and Mechanical

EPA Pushes For Cleaner Wood Boilers

April 1, 2007

Under a voluntary partnership agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency, key wood boiler manufacturers will make cleaner outdoor wood-fired heaters available for purchase this year. Use of the heaters has increased in recent years, prompting complaints about smoke and concern about particle pollution. The new heaters will be about 70 percent cleaner than models currently on the market.

For further details, visit epa.gov/woodheaters.