NFI Gas Review Sign Up Instructions - CLICK HERE

EPA List of Certified Wood Stoves

List of ICC Codes and Standards for Oregon (at the link, put in Oregon or other states)

Resource Links for Home Owners 

Portland Home Energy Score:

Department of Energy, Home Energy Score Info:

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Oregon's weatherization program (SHOW)

Home Energy Assistance Team (HEAT)

Energy Trust of Oregon provides numerous incentives for gas appliances:

Alliance for Green Heat, good source of information on biomass heating:

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: 

Northwest HPBA:

Hearth patio & Barbecue Association:

Pacific NW Barbecue Association:

Hearth Net:

Save Wood Heat:

Heating with Wood:

National Chimney Sweep Guild:

Chimney Safety Institute of America:

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

Glossary of Acronyms:

Asbestos Exposure Information for Chimney Sweeps:

Building Codes

International Codes Council: 

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:

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:




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