Wood Stove Incentive Replacement Program
District's Wood Stove Incentive Replacement Program assists in replacing older, non-certified wood
stoves, with cleaner, more fuel-efficient wood heating devices or other less polluting heating appliances.
Replacements that may qualify for incentive funding include:
- Replacement of non-EPA certified wood heating appliances with EPA certified appliances. Click here for
EPA certified list.
- Replacement of non-EPA certified wood heating appliances with propane, natural gas, or electrical
What do I have to do first?
grant application period is offered one time each year, generally late summer. For more
information about any of these grant programs contact District Staff at (707) 443-3093 or
What is the process?
the grant application period (to be determined each year) applications may be downloaded by
or by requesting to have a copy mailed to you. Directions and application deadlines
are clearly noted on the form. Purchase of the replacment device cannot be made until an official
award offer is made.
Who can apply?
that reside within the boundaries of Humboldt, Del Norte, and Trinity Counties who own the residence in which
the heating device is located are eligible. Individuals cannot be employed by the District, be a member of the
District Board, or be a family member of either the employees or the Board.
What happens if my project is selected for grant funding?
will be notified by mail that your have been selected to receive a grant. At that point, you may purchase
the aproved appliance and have it installed by a licensed individual or licened contractor. Proof of
destruction of the old device is required.
What criteria are used to determine which projects will be
program will be administered on a random drawing after the application period has ended. Areas subject to considerable wood
stove pollution will receive priority in the event that multiple qualified applications are received. The District is interested
in achieving the greatest amount of emission reductions possible, thereby maximizing the cost effectiveness.
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