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    These resources are for print, radio, and television media to use freely as long as proper credit is given to MHA and the individual author or photograher. Please notify us if you will be using any of the information on this website and when and where it will be published.The Executive Director and the Board members of the association are available for radio, television and print interviews.Contact: Richard Smith, Executive Director, execdir@mha-net.org – 520-883-0191

    MHA Masonry Heater, Bake Oven, and Masonry Design/Build Contests
    Some contest winners since 2011 are posted here (click the link above for all contest winners) – if high-res photos are needed from any of these projects or others please contact Richard Smith.

    Articles:

    High Performance Masonry Heating
    Steve Bushway

    High-Tech Old-World Technology Latest Trend in Heating
    by Marge Padgitt

    Masonry Heaters are a Great Way to Heat with Wood
    by Norbert Senf
    Fairbanks Daily Newsminer, Sept 25, 2008

    Masonry Heaters
    U.S. Department of Energy

    Heating Green
    by Norbert Senf for “Masonry” magazine

    What’s a Masonry Heater?

    Chimney Inspections Important After Storm Damage
    By Marge Padgitt

    MHA Position Paper

    Photos:

    Brick heater by William Davenport
    Brick heater with stone trim by William Davenport
    high resolution version

    Heater by Alex Cherov
    Heater by Alex Chernov
    Plaster finish.
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    Tile and stucco Kachelofen by Kiesling Construction
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    Kachelofen by Jessica Steinhauser
    Blue Kachelofen by Jessica Steinhauser
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    Heater by Alex Chernov
    Heater by Alex Chernov
    Marble tile and stone.
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    Red tile cookstove by Jessica Steinhauser
    Red ceramic cookstove by Jessica Steinhauser
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    Contraflow heater
    Heat-Kit contraflow heater with plaster and mosaic tile finish.
    Mosaic design by Kath Rutherford
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    Masonry heater by Dale Demary
    Masonry heater by Dale Demary
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    Heater by Dale and Andre Demary
    Heater by Dale and Andre Demary
    Granite, tile and plaster
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    heater by Brian Klipfel
    Heater by Brian Klipfel
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    Contraflow heater
    Contraflow heater, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    Mason: Bob Weaver Masonry
    local Mocha granite and Appalachia Autumn stone. Stone source: shukes(at)ptd.net
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    Heater by Carsten Homstead
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    contraflow heater by Steve Bushway
    Brick and stone heater by Steve Bushway
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    Brick contraflow heater by Gene Padgitt
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    5312012gene 061 (Large)
    Flemish bond pattern brick oven to match house by Gene Padgitt
    Request high res photo from ympadgitt@yahoo.com

    Download the SNEWS “Back Page Freebie” on Masonry Heaters
    Freely reuseable with copyright credit to SNEWS magazine.

    graphic of SNEWS back page freebie