Current List of Registered Attendees for Wildacres 2015
Update: March 14: Wildacres is SOLD OUTFrequently Asked Questions About the Annual Meeting
New NSPS Regulation
Official text as published in the Federal Register, May 16, 2015
masonry heater details via Boris Kukolj
reply to press inquiry (Norbert Senf)
EPA approves new woodstove emissions standards (newspaper article)
In the style of Marcus Flynn
Masonry heater video by MHA member Thermas
Computer simulation by Martin Karl Waldenburg, Germany
Also be sure to check out this simulation
Nicolas Galanis and Amin Behzadmehr
Hand built North American style Contraflow by Marcus Flynn
Reefton, Victoria, Australia. Finish work by owner.
Lopez Labs Co-Operative
by MHA Associate Member Aki Yoshimizu - English version should be online soon
My cat likes hot rocks
by Alex ChernovEnergy Independent
Off grid couple changes out a boiler for a TulikiviFinnish research into firebox sidewall air
1991 - 2000 Field testing of Kacheloefen in Austria
Good article on the proper way to measure wood moisture in the field
Residential Heating with Wood and Coal - health impacts and policy options in Europe and North America
World Health Organization
study that really pulls a lot of information together from both North
America and Europe and provides a very good perspective on the health
issues and policy implications regarding wood smoke..... ed.
Download Powerpoint presentation presented to Utah state and county officials
by Alliance for Green Heat
February 24, 2015
Masonry Heater in Ireland
by Hendrik Lepel
Vail, Colorado. Firechamber meeting Austrian "Umwelt Plus" spec.
Eco Firebox testing in France
Making traditional Kyrgyz Tandyr Ovens
Tile finished heater by Stan Homola
Roseburg, Oregon 2003
Improvements in Austrian wood fired boiler emissions 1980 - 2004 (carbon monoxide emissions)
Black oven - freestanding or as insert into heater.
Mobile kitchen. Samarkand, Uzbekistan (via Facebook)
Wood Combustion Basics
Rick Curkeet, Chief Engineer, Intertek
Custom heated bench layout for client's mason - Sketchup
- stacked heaters, wood storage to the left with bench in frontReport on the performance of a 2 storey heater
- 3D model communicates more information than architectural plan drawings.
by Alex ChernovNew law opens possibilities for those who want to heat with wood
Montreal GazetteHeater by John Fisher
Glade, British ColumbiaChimney Connection #14
The water coil shown is reported to easily handle household hot water needs
by Marcus Flynn
Lighting a match
Installing the Bayshore Community Oven
Bakeoven by MHA member Aki Yoshimizu
Roots Cafe, Nagano JapanNews from Firespeaking
Heater by Marcus Flynn
Cantley, Quebec. Recycled bricks from 1910.
From the International Masonry Institute
Models can be downloaded at the 3D Warehouse (registration required)
Home Energy magazine
In the style of Alex Chernov and Marcus Flynn
Custom refractory casting for connecting a contraflow heater to an 8" stainless chimney liner.
(Masonry Stove Builders)
Blue Quills First Nations College, St. Paul AlbertaContraflow heaters and cookstoves by Slovak stove-builder Marian Ozabal
Submitted by Marcus Flynn
Bakeoven with side air
Contraflow heater, Passivhaus
Heatkit core. Limestone finish work by Stovemaster
Details of Austrian Eco-labelled air system
Contraflow heater by Feu Vert
St. Irene, Quebec. Visit at Marcus Flynn's house
Bake oven, three flue chimney, heated bench.
Black granite with 3 different finishes - flamed, polished and honed.
with Aki Yoshimizu and Norbert Senf.MHA issues timeline for development of masonry heater certification software
HMED Workshop, Perth ON Sep 11 - 14, 2014
Contraflow heater by Marcus Flynn
Recycled Ormstown brick with Rose Arc en Ciel sandstone trimExterior oven built in the style of StovemasterFacebook update from Hendrik Lepel
Slide from EPA presentation at AWMA conference in Montana August 7/14
Could you get a 65% annual return from a wood-burning boiler?
The TelegraphBake Oven by Steve Cohan
Contraflow heater by Marcus Flynn
Reclaimed brick from 1900Mobile pizza oven by Dave WilcoxNY commits $27 million to build wood heat industry
Wall Street Journal
On a recent motorcycle trip around the Gaspé penninsula, former MHA
President Steve Bushway Stoves Competing for Spots in the Stove Design Workshop
presented Marcus Flynn with a ‘Certified Heater
Builder’ pin at his home in Quebec
Alliance for Green Heat announce entriesEPA Bolsters legal case for NSPS with new data
Alliance for Green Heat
Quebec offers 20% tax credit on masonry heaters.
Russian TV kitchen
Thanks to Marcus Flynn for the link
via FacebookGreenhouse heater
by Max Edleson and Kiko Denzer
From Facebook: Posted by Andrew Musiyaka
Check it out
Brookhaven National Laboratory, June 20, 2014Wood Stove Politics: Democrats, Republicans and Unlikely Bedfellows
Official MHA Submission of Comments to EPA regarding NSPSMHA Heater Mason Training - - Schedule for 2014
Masonry heater hot water workshop with Joe Copeland, Eric Moshier and Dan Givens
Eco-labelled firebox testing update
from Boris Kukolj
First Masonry Stove in Izu Peninsula, Shizuoka pref., Japan
Pearson, Jessica Steinhäuser, Brian Klipfel, Aki Yoshimizu and Kada
Yuichi in Ito-shi, Japan.
by Norbert Senf and Mike Payne
May 19/14: Alex Chernov (center) with Paul and Stefan Polatchek, at the ORTNER test facility in Austria.
They are building a triple skin and a double bell heater, to directly compare performance.
Pizza oven, Dalat Vietnam, sent by Tom Trout
Updated April 12/14 with 18 additional runs by Homestead Heat
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Masons on a Mission
Front row: Alex Larsen, Matt Helicke and Martin Palmer
Muskoka Kachelofen with acorn motif by Jessica Steinhauser
Contraflow heater by Martin Palmer and Tim Murphy, Bay Bulls, Newfoundland
Masonry Heater Summary
John Ackerly, via Facebook
Observations 18 Years Later #2
by Marcus Flynn
Woodstove could save the worldRenewable Heat NY funds 18 woody biomass projects
by Marcus Flynn
The particulate emissions from all of the masonry
heaters built in the U.S. in one year (about 500) equals the emissions
from about 5 outdoor boilers. The above photo demonstrates exactly why.
Based on data from the recent NYSERDA boiler field study, and research at MHA's Lopez Labs,
Photo is from a great U.S. Forest Service article explaining NSPS
This portable sampler is used by MHA's Lopez Labs
Correlation with EPA Method 5G-3 over 11 runs is fantastic!
Check out run HK-M16 - a white birch crib with side ignition and extensive video documentation
Maine Sunday Herald
Lopez Labs instructional video - thanks to Jon Santiago for the camera work.
Fuel Crib testing at Lopez Labs
Updated February 3/14Update from Japan
by Aki YoshimizuContraflow core with Tulikivi soapstone custom bench
Warmstone Fireplaces & Designs, Montana
by Max Edleson
NSPS: The Devil's in the Details
Kachelofen and Cook Stove by Jessica Steinhauser (via Facebook)
Biomass MagazineGary is a P.E., an MHA Voting Member, and a partner in CrossFire Fireplaces
Biomass Magazine article
Testing Observations at the Wood Stove DecathlonParticulate Sampling Comparison Testing at Brookhaven National Laboratory