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Unformatted text preview: lers Web site: www.epa.gov/woodstoves/index.html Contact Information: Larry Brockman
email@example.com Description: This program facilitates the change-out of old, dirty, inefficient, “conventional” wood
stoves manufactured before 1988 to new, cleaner-burning appliances like gas, pellet,
and EPA-certified stoves. Moving to cleaner technologies reduces particulate matter and
air toxics (indoor and outdoor), improves energy efficiency, and reduces fire hazards. Business case: Manufacturers of cleaner-burning stoves receive certification and hence marketplace
advantages. During a wood stove changeout campaign, consumers receive financial
incentives such as rebates to replace older stoves with either non-wood burning equip
ment (for example, vented gas stoves), pellet stoves, or EPA certified wood stoves.
Purchasers can buy with confidence, knowing their wood stoves embody cleaner tech
nologies. Services: Manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of cleaner and more efficient wood stoves can
participate in co-marketing campaigns to increase sales. Value to environment: Approximately 70 to 80 percent of the 10 million wood stoves in use in the United
States are older, inefficient, conventional stoves that pollute. EPA certified wood stoves
emit approximately 70 percent less pollution than older, conve...
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