• Member Directory MHA News Gallery

  • APRIL 14 – 20, 2014
    Cost: $425 per person (Includes lodging, meals, seminars & workshops.Not included: HMED class and NFI Certification Class)
    Location: Wildacres – Little Switzerland, NC

    Download the Annual Meeting Agenda, Seminar and Workshop Schedule
    Download the
    Design Contest rules

    A Summary of Activities at the AGM

    – Business meeting with committee updates, including N.S.P.S.
    – Jerry Frisch Award

    -Seminars:

    • The Kachelofen – It’s History, Functionality and Construction by Jessica Steinhauser and Mario Zauner.
    • Domestic Hot Water Installation by Joe Copeland
    • “A Most Unique & Challenging Heater Build” by Jerry Frisch
    • Masons On A Mission by Pat Manley

    Plus other seminars still being worked on

    – Educational Classes:

    • Masonry Heater Basics and Theory – HMED class
    • National Fireplace Institute Certification in Wood Fired Appliances
    • Basic and Advanced Sketchup Classes

    – Workshops:

    • Bricklaying Clinic
    • Construction of a pizza bake oven
    • Kachelofen Construction
    • Masonry heater with domestic water & testing
    • Finnish Contraflow construction for the beginner

    – Mini Clinics:

    • Door install
    • Damper installs
    • Castables
    • Chimney connections
    • Finishes – Brick and Stucco

    – Annual Auction
    – Fiesta de Pizza (pizza party)
    – Design contest for masonry heaters, bake ovens and masonry projects:
    Design contest rules

    Useful Links: