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Recent Releases from Hearth, Patio and BBQ Assoc of Canada

HPBA Canada welcomes Adam de Caire as Director of Public Affairs

Published Mon, 5 Mar 2018 11:42:56 EST Read More

Port Sydney, Ontario (March 5, 2018) - HPBA Canada is pleased to welcome Adam De Caire, who joins the staff team as Director of Public Affairs.   In this capacity, Adam will have a focus on supporting the government relations and communications priorities of HPBA Canada.   Adam is an experienced public sector leader with a strong background in public policy leadership, government and stakeholder relations, and strategic communications. Before joining our team, Adam served in a numbe...... Click here to read this release



Be prepared when your power goes out this winter

Published Wed, 3 Jan 2018 15:22:45 EST Read More

Port Sydney, Ontario (January 3, 2018) - Living in Canada, we’ve all experienced a bad winter storm, such as the one expected in Eastern Canada. Freezing temperatures, piles of snow and, every so often, the power goes out. This begs the question: Is your home ready for a power outage? Laura Litchfield, Executive Director ...... Click here to read this release



Wood Heat - New technology improves a time-tested sustainable fuel

Published Wed, 8 Nov 2017 11:44:48 EST Read More

(Nov 8, 2017 - Port Sydney, Ontario) - Over half a million homeowners in Ontario get some or all their space heating from wood stoves. While most use it for supplementary heat, as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages, many others use it as their primary source of heating. Whether you are a power wood user, with logs being your primary heat source or you use wood at the cabin or chalet, creating a cozy ambiance at the cottage, this is the time for a refres...... Click here to read this release



Ontario woodstove change-out program will benefit rural residents and climate

Published Tue, 7 Jun 2016 15:30:12 EST Read More

Backgrounder/Interview Opportunity (June 7, 2016, Port Sydney, ON) Reports of a rural woodstove change-out program being included in Ontario’s Five Year Climate Action Plan 2016-2020 should be welcomed by both rural residents and climate protection enthusiasts in Ontario. The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association of Canada (HPBAC) looks forward to working with the government to ensure the smooth roll-out of the program. Over half a million homeowners in Ontario ge...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Ontario

Published Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:23:18 EST Read More

(October 30, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Over half a million homeowners in Ontario get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. While most use it for supplementary heat, as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages, many others use it as their primary source of heating. Wisely managed, Ontario’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically limitless. It is renewable, virtually carbon neutral and insulated from the vagaries of world petro...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of B.C.

Published Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:53:41 EST Read More

(October 28, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Over a quarter million homeowners in British Columbia get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. While most use it for supplementary heat, as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages, many others use it as their primary source of heating. Wisely managed, B.C.’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically limitless. It is renewable, virtually carbon neutral and insulated from the vagaries of wo...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of the Yukon

Published Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:48:32 EST Read More

Yukon residents are eligible for rebates to help replace wood burning stoves with a newer, more efficient one (October 28, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Approximately one-quarter of Yukon homeowners get their space heating from wood stoves. For many, it is their only source of heat while most others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, Yukon’s supply of wood suitable for residential hea...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of the Northwest Territories

Published Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:43:03 EST Read More

Northwest Territory residents are eligible for rebates to help replace wood burning stoves with a newer, more efficient one (October 28, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Many Northwest Territories homeowners get their residential heat from wood stoves. For over fifteen percent of homes, it is their only source of heat while most others use it for supplementary purposes. Wisely managed, the Northwest Territories’ supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practic...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Manitoba

Published Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:36:53 EST Read More

(October 28, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Many Manitoba homeowners get their residential heat from wood stoves. For some, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary purposes. Wisely managed, Manitoba’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically limitless. It is renewable, virtually carbon neutral and insulated from the vagaries of world petroleum pricing politics. Wood stove technology has improved dramatically in the past 25 years and...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Nova Scotia

Published Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:05:44 EST Read More

(October 27, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Approximately one-third of Nova Scotia homeowners get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For one-quarter of households, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, Nova Scotia’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically limitless. It is renewable, virtually carbon neutral and insulated from t...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Newfoundland and Labrador

Published Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:54:58 EST Read More

(October 27, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Approximately one-third of Newfoundland and Labrador homeowners get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For one-quarter of households, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, Newfoundland and Labrador’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically limitless. It is renewable, virtually carbon ...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Prince Edward Island

Published Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:34:54 EST Read More

(October 27, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Over one-third of Prince Edward Island homeowners get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For thirty percent of households, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, Prince Edward Island’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically limitless. It is renewable, virtually carbon neutral and insu...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is an efficient and affordable local energy source for much of New Brunswick

Published Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:30:35 EST Read More

(October 27, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Approximately one-third of New Brunswick homes get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For one-quarter of households, it is their only source of heat while many others use it for supplementary heat as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, New Brunswick’s supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically limitless. It is renewable, virtually carbon neutral and insulated from th...... Click here to read this release



Wood heat is the efficient and affordable local energy source for much of Canada

Published Tue, 13 May 2014 11:05:24 EST Read More

(May 13, 2014, Huntsville, ON) Roughly one-third of Canadian homes get some or all of their space heat from wood stoves. For some it is their only source of heat, while many others use it for supplementary heat, as part of an effective zone heating system or to combat power outages. Wisely managed, Canada's supply of wood suitable for residential heating is practically unlimited. It is renewable, virtually carbon neutral and insulated from the vagaries of world petroleum pricing polit...... Click here to read this release



News Article - Renewable energy and wood stoves

Published Fri, 11 Dec 2009 17:05:42 EST Read More

Burn Wood? Burn Wise! Increase the heat and reduce the smoke from your woodstove By: Craig Gutowski NOTE TO EDITORS: This piece is available for publication at no charge so long as Mr. Gutowski is cited as the author. Contact information for local and regional woodstove experts is available by contacting the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association of Canada at: 1-800-792-5284. (Huntsville ON, December 13, 2009) Everyone wants to save some money on their heatin...... Click here to read this release