Choosing quality firewood is an important factor to reduce emissions...
All new wood heaters must comply with;
The standards ensure wood heaters are clean burning and environmentally responsible.
Any wood heaters tested sold after 8 August, 2019 must comply with the current emission level of 1.5 grams of particulate emissions per kilogram of wood burnt and have an efficiency of 60% or greater.
The AHHA encourages customers to replace any wood heaters that do not comply with these standards. When replacing your wood heater, look for the AHHA logo and Landcare logos to ensure your new wood heater complies with current standards and has minimal impact on the environment.
Certified wood heaters are a clean and efficient form of heating, and the AHHA has introduced a robust certification procedure to ensure wood heater models being sold comply with the current Australia and New Zealand Standards.
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