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Loading Your Wood Stove or Insert: Firewood Tips for Successful Burns

October 28, 2022
Loading Your Wood Stove or Insert: Firewood Tips for Successful Burns

Nothing beats the crackling sound and dancing flame provided by a real wood fire. Whether you burn wood in a fireplace, stove or insert, properly loading your unit and using good quality firewood is the key to convenience, efficiency and safety.

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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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EPA Standards Explained

January 18, 2022
EPA Standards Explained

Times have changed, so have wood stoves - Today’s modern wood burning stoves are extremely efficient and product exponentially fewer emissions than older non-certified counterparts. Modern wood stoves are up to 96% cleaner than old uncertified wood stoves.

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