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Outdoor Wood Furnace Chimney Emissions Reports and Studies

Central Boiler invests significantly in research and development to create and bring to market new and innovative designs that increase efficiency and environmental performance of outdoor furnaces. The company works with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), and other outdoor furnace manufacturers, local and state organizations.

Listed below are outdoor furnace emissions reports and studies, along with updates and corrections of inaccurate or misleading information.

March 2007
Gradient Corporation Human and Ecological Risk Assessment (HERA) Letter to the Editor Comments on the Brown et al . Article "An Assessment of Risk from Particulate Released from Outdoor Wood Boilers"

.pdf | 46k

 

December 2006
Gradient Corporation Reviews Report as Significantly Flawed: "An Assessment of Risk from Particulate Released from Outdoor Wood Boilers."

.pdf | 69k


October 2006 :
Testimony of Peter Guldberg, C.C.M. on Outdoor Wood Furnaces to the Indiana Environmental Quality Service Council

.pdf | 31k


September 2006 :
Tech Environmental, Inc. Air Quality Dispersion Modeling of Outdoor Wood Boilers

.pdf | 388k


April 2006 :
Central Boiler Response to the Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM) Assessment of Outdoor Wood-Fired Boilers

.pdf | 697k


July 2004 :
OMNI - Test Laboratories, Inc. Comments on EPA Emissions Testing of Outdoor Wood Furnaces

.pdf | 612k



December 2000 :
Long-Term Performance of EPA-Certified Phase 2 Wood Stoves, Klamath Falls and Portland, Oregon: 1998/1999 Study Project Summary

.pdf | 547k


November 2000 :
Long-Term Performance of EPA-Certified Phase 2 Wood Stoves, Klamath Falls and Portland, Oregon: 1998/1999 Study

.pdf | 114k


February 1998:
EPA Emissions from Outdoor Wood-Burning Residential Hot Water Furnaces Study

.pdf | 1172k


February 1998:
EPA Emissions from Outdoor Wood-Burning Residential Hot Water Furnaces Study Project Summary

.pdf | 20k


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