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Woodstove Replacement Programs. Cooperative Partnerships to Reduce Impacts from RWC USEPA’s Air Innovations Conference Chicago, August 10 -12. Why a Changeout Program?. Old Woodstoves don’t wear out Although seasonal, RWC can be major localized source of Fine PM

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woodstove replacement programs

Woodstove Replacement Programs

Cooperative Partnerships to Reduce Impacts from RWC

USEPA’s Air Innovations Conference

Chicago, August 10 -12

why a changeout program
Why a Changeout Program?
  • Old Woodstoves don’t wear out
  • Although seasonal, RWC can be major localized source of Fine PM
  • Woodsmoke also Air Toxics issue
  • Woodstove Households burn most of the Firewood – Make most of the Woodsmoke
  • Majority of woodstove owners not aware of clearer technology
why continued
“Why” – continued
  • EPA – Certified Woodstoves are emit less small particulates, 50 – 90 % less
  • During the Changeout, some Woodburning families switch to gas or pellet heaters – with even lower emissions
  • Programs can also inform media on RWC impacts, & on deposition issues
one approach great stove changeout
One approach – “Great Stove Changeout”
  • Woodstove Industry created and tested the program in 1990 – Tested in Southern Oregon
  • Seattle was first major metro area Changeout
  • Industry program asks only minimal assistance from Government –
key components of great stove changeout
Key Components of Great Stove Changeout
  • Consumer receives a Discount – Usually 10-15% on new EPA stove, Pellet Stove, Gas Heater
  • Consumer must turn in their old woodstove
  • Woodstove Dealer commits to oversee the disposal of old stove
  • Woodstove Dealers will also remove old stoves during program for reduced fee
  • Government principally assists in Promotion Press event, although occasionally adds incentive funds
  • Program is primarily an education program
  • Each Program is unique, reflecting partners and targets
why bother does it work
Why Bother? - Does it work?
  • Majority of woodstove owners have owned stoves since 1980’s – oblivious to other options – serious education challenge
  • 1990-91 Crested Butte project validates the approach –
    • RWC app 80% of PM-10 inventory
    • 80+% of old stoves changed in one year
    • Dramatic 60% reduction in Fine PM
great stove changeout programs the short list
“Great Stove Changeout Programs – the short list
  • 1991 Metropolitan Seattle
  • 1992 Reno, Nevada
  • 1991-93 Oregon
  • 1992 Washington
  • 1994 Metro Denver & Colorado
  • 1998 Northern California
  • 2000 Great lake Pilot Project
  • 2001 Great Lakes Great Stove Changeout
clean air act excellent award 2001
Clean Air Act Excellent Award -2001

http://www.woodstovechangeout.org

Bi-National, Multi-State Effort

Kick-Off Press events in 3 States

St. Paul, Lansing, Madison

Feb 1 – April 30, 2001

seps and settlements
SEPs and Settlements
  • Mt Zirkel Wilderness Settlement
  • Majority of Colorado’s portion of LP Wood products Settlement – Delta County Colorado
    • Focused on Very Low Income
    • Subsidies for all fuel, but skewed to gas
  • Regional “subsidies” during Great Stove Changeouts in Wisconsin & Nor Calif.
future plans
Future Plans
  • Work with Government & NGO partners wherever appropriate
  • Interested in another ‘whole town changeout’ opportunity
  • HPBA - Contacts
    • Arlington, Va. – 703.522.0086
    • Ontario, Canada – 705.788.2221
    • Sacramento, Ca – 916.536.2390