Oregon Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association

Welcome to Oregon Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association 
Your Oregon Guide to Fireplaces, Barbecues & Outdoor Living

Upcoming events

20 Sep 2016 7:00 AM (UTC-07:00) • NW Natural, 220 NW 2nd Ave, Portland OR

OHPBA Member Events

OHPBA Spring Conference, May 16, 2016, Holiday Inn Wilsonville, OR. Final Attendance:  53 (36 retailers,  15 exhibitor/sponsor attendees, 2 staff). Click HERE for PICS!

August 24, Retail Sales Training Seminar with Debbie Hannig. Our August  meeting is extended to a half day. Get a sales refresher course before the busy fall selling season. Learn the best techniques from the best in the business! Click HERE to register Note, 22 people are registered as of Aug 10.

September 20, Breakfast Meeting and NFI Training: Join us at NW Natural for a hosted breakfast followed by NFI Gas certification test. Advance registration will be required for the NFI test since participants will need to had received and ready the manual well in advance. Stay tuned for online registration.

Washington County Seeks Proposals to Changeout Woodstoves

Washington County, Oregon is requesting sealed proposals from qualified firms to remove and replace old wood burning devices with new cleaner heating options in residential structures. The RFQ Dates has been EXTENDED. Proposals must be received by 3:00 pm Friday, August 26, 2016 in the Washington County Purchasing Division Office, Charles D. Cameron Public Services Building, Suite 270, 155 North First Avenue, Hillsboro, OR 97124. Proposals received after the designated time and date, per the official bid clock located in Purchasing, will be returned unopened. Click HERE for more details on the RFQ, more information on meetings, and due dates.

BurnWise!

Retailers, order your FREE Burn Wise Outreach materials. Burn Wise is a program of the U.S. EPA. Click HERE for more information.

Federal Tax Credit for Wood and Pellet Stoves extended

The federal tax credit is retroactive to January 2015 and covers all of 2016. Click HERE for more info.

Draft Rules for Wood Heaters Released

EPA releases  "New Source Performance Standards for Residential Wood Heaters." Read the Rule Draft. Read specific rules for wood and pellet stoves, click HERE.

Learn to Stack Wood

Here are some tips on how to stack wood properly. Are you a proud Oregonian wood piler? Send us your pics!

Don't Sell Illegal Stoves!

It is illegal to resell uncertified stoves in Oregon. Click This link for information and how to report illegal activity. Wood and Pellet Stove Laws

Stay Safe Near Hot Surfaces!
Hot surfaces, especially glass fronts on wood and gas heating appliances, can be dangerous. Click HERE for tips on how to keep your family safe!

Hot  News!                

  • Get Energy Trust of Oregon - See the latest updates: Click HERE 
  • Oregon Legislature passes bill to direct Oregon DEQ to study older wood stoves. Read MORE.
  • Washington County Warned of Woodsmoke Attainment Problems, Read MORE.
  • Oregon Dept. of Energy adds Direct Vent Gas fireplaces with efficiency 70% or greater to be RETC program starting in 2015. Click HERE for more information.

Burn Wise!

Burn Wise is a partnership program of the U.S. EPA. Find information to make informed decisions about what it means to burn wise. Watch the Burn Wise Video on

Great woodburning tips from the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association.

Find a Dealer

Click HERE for a map of retailers and service providers who are members of OHPBA.

About OHPBA: Oregon Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (OHPBA) is a trade association that promotes products that can enhance your home and improve heating efficiency. These products include fireplaces, heating appliances (hearth products), barbecues, patio furniture and accessories. Affiliated with Hearth Patio & Barbecue Association www.HPBA.org

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OHPBA, PO Box 135, Salem, OR 97308-0135, 503-585-8254, www.ohpba.org

Affiliated with Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association, Arlington, VA  www.hpba.org

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