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  • Wood Stove & Fireplace Rebate Program

    Kamloops, BC – City residents may be eligible to receive up to  $1,600 in rebates for upgrading their old, uncertified wood-burning appliance for a new, certified, low emission heating appliance
  • Free wood heating workshop in Kelowna

    KELOWNA - If you have a fireplace, wood stove or other wood burning device, here’s a perfect event for you.

    Receive a free gift, learn how to burn cleaner and save money by making your woodpile last longer at the FREE, ‘Wood Heating Workshop‘.  It starts at 6:30 pm on Thursday, April 20th in the Rutland Activity Centre, 765 Dodd Road.

    The first 20 people who pre-register by April 13th will receive a free wood moisture meter
  • Save money, burn cleaner and make wood last longer

    Many wood stoves and fireplace inserts likely received a workout with the recent cold temperatures in the Central Okanagan.
  • Exchange rebates for old wood stoves

    KELOWNA - Here’s how you can save some money now and reduce harmful air pollution. Thousands of dollars in rebates are still being offered for replacing your old wood burning appliance. And you can save money every year from lower heating costs.
  • Burn cleaner, reduce smoke and save money

    A $250 rebate is a great incentive for anyone planning to replace their old wood burning appliance with a new cleaner burning unit.

    The Regional District of Central Okanagan Air Quality Wood Stove Exchange program is once again offering rebates thanks to a grant from the B.C. government in partnership with the BC Lung Association
  • Free gift for reserving a wood heating workshop seat

    There’s still time for north Westside Road residents to reserve a seat for the free, ‘Wood Heating Workshop’.

    It’s being held on Thursday, October 15th starting at 6:00 pm in the Killiney Beach Community Hall, 514 Udell Road.

    The first 20 people to pre-register by October 13th will receive a free wood moisture meter.

    The session is perfect for anyone who uses a wood stove or fireplace
  • Free workshop teaches smart burning tips

    KELOWNA - Get the most from your wood burning fireplace, insert or wood stove by attending a free Wood Heating Workshop.

    It’s being held Wednesday, April 8th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan in Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads.  A Wood heating specialist will be on hand to discuss how to burn safer, cleaner and more efficiently and answer any questions you may have
  • Clean Air and Comfort for Your Home - Replace your old wood burning stove and save

    If it's time to upgrade your old wood burning appliance to a cleaner burning unit there's an opportunity available to save some money.

    While funds last the Regional Air Quality program’s Wood Stove Exchange is offering rebates of $250 when customers purchase a new, cleaner burning EPA/CSA certified woodstove, and recycle their old, polluting wood burning appliance
  • B.C. Safety Authority warns of dangers of carbon monoxide

    BRITISH COLUMBIA - The B.C. Safety Authority is urging British Columbians to be aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide and to take proper precautions to keep themselves and their families safe.

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