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Vancouver Wood Burning Appliance Restrictions Explained

September 21, 2022
Vancouver Wood Burning Appliance Restrictions Explained

As of September 15th 2022 if a homeowner in Metro Vancouver wants to burn wood in their home they must meet the requirements of MVRD Bylaw 1303. These include registering your wood burning unit, using best practices for wood burning and ensuring your appliance produces fewer than 4.5 grams/hour in particulate matter emissions.

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Annual Cost of Operating a Wood Insert

October 7, 2021
Annual Cost of Operating a Wood Insert

How much does it really cost to operate a wood insert throughout the season? How much can I save by upgrading to a new efficient epa certified wood insert? Start your research here. 

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Annual Cost to Operate a Gas Fireplace

April 15, 2020
Annual Cost to Operate a Gas Fireplace

How much does it cost to operate my gas fireplace in a year? What is the cost difference between BTUs and how can I calculate at home?

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