Fuel Choice Legislation Initiatives

Ban on Gas Ban Bills in Our Affiliate Throughout 2020, an increasing number of jurisdictions (both cities and states) began considering new “decarbonization” initiatives that will severely limit – or even ban – natural gas and propane in new homes. Three states in our affiliate, Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia, are working on legislation to prevent … Continue reading Fuel Choice Legislation Initiatives

Update: ASHRAE 62.2

Following the ASHRAE Board of Directors approval of Addendum ‘A’ (restricting vent-free appliances in ASHRAE-compliant homes to the point they are essentially not allowed), those who were opposed to the addendum are working towards an appeal. However, in January, the 62.2 Committee introduced a new motion to ban vent-free appliances in 62.2-compliant homes outright. The … Continue reading Update: ASHRAE 62.2

Major Biomass Stove Tax Credit Changes in 2021

JANUARY 11, 2021 UPDATE: A spending legislation and pandemic relief package was signed into law at the very end of December and included a long sought-after tax credit for wood and pellet heaters. These systems, whether they are stoves purchased to heat space or larger, whole home heating systems, will now qualify for a renewable energy … Continue reading Major Biomass Stove Tax Credit Changes in 2021

Reading Rock+CCL Expanding Services in Central Ohio to Include Hearth

Reading Rock+CCL and Suburban Fireplace & Patio, Inc., have combined resources forming Reading Rock+CCL Installation Services LLC, the most comprehensive distributor and installer of gas, wood and electric hearth products and services in central Ohio. With this expansion of hearth product and service offerings, Reading Rock+CCL now offers a ‘one stop shop’ for fireplace and … Continue reading Reading Rock+CCL Expanding Services in Central Ohio to Include Hearth

Biomass Stove Tax Credit Expires December 31, 2020

The $300 tax credit for purchasing a qualifying biomass stove is set to expire on December 31, 2020. In order to claim the credit on a 2020 tax return, both the purchase AND complete installation must happen on or before December 31, 2020. See our tax credit website page for more information, including FAQs, consumer … Continue reading Biomass Stove Tax Credit Expires December 31, 2020