Oregon Hearth, Patio  
& Barbecue Association

Resource Links for Home Owners 

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

http://www.liheapch.acf.hhs.gov/profiles/Oregon.htm

Oregon's weatherization program (SHOW) 

http://www.oregon.gov/energy/CONS/Pages/res/weather/weahome.aspx

Home Energy Assistance Team (HEAT)

http://www.heatoregon.org/16-programs

Energy Trust of Oregon provides numerous incentives for gas appliances: energytrust.org


Careers in Fireplace Installation, Trade Careers

For information on promoting careers in the trades visit:

Build Oregon


Information for Real Estate Agents

Oregon law requires uncertified stoves to be removed when homes are sold. Click HERE for information on Oregon's Heat Smart Law including how to identify an uncertified stove from a certified one.


Information for Retailers

EPA Burnwise. Order FREE outreach materials. Contact Larry Brockman 919-541-5398:  https://www.epa.gov/burnwise 


Northwest HPBA: http://www.nwhpba.com/

Hearth patio & Barbecue Association: http://www.hpba.org/

Pacific NW Barbecue Association:  http://www.pnwba.com

Alliance for Green Heat: http://www.forgreenheat.org/

Hearth Net: www.hearth.com

Heating with Wood: www.woodheat.org

National Chimney Sweep Guild: http://www.ncsg.org/

Chimney Safety Institute of America: http://www.csia.org/

Sustainable Northwest provides dedicated, nonpartisan support for a community-oriented, conservation-based economy in the West: http://www.sustainablenorthwest.org/  Let them know of your sustainable biomass projects. Follow Sustainable Northwest's campaign at http://tagboard.com/heatlocal Also, if you're on Twitter use the hashtag #HeatLocal.

Glossary of Acronyms: http://www.hpba.org/government-affairs/codes-standards-1/list-of-codes-standards-acronyms

Building Codes

International Codes Council: http://www.iccsafe.org/ 

Building Codes Assistance Project (BCAP), nonprofit advocacy organization that promotes the adoption, implementation and advancement of building energy codes on the state, local, and international levels: http://bcap-energy.org/

Home Innovation Research Labs (formerly the NAHB Research Center), full-service market research, consulting, product testing, and accredited third-party certification agency dedicated solely to issues related to the home building industry: http://www.homeinnovation.com/ngbs

 


 



 

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