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Wood Stove and Fireplace Conversion Assistance Program

When is the next registration Event?

Important Notices

  • The HB357 and EPA Federal Grant programs are slightly different. Carefully read the program details (below) before your registration date.
  • Retroactive projects are not eligible. You must have a valid award in hand before beginning this program.
  • Registration will take place on the dates specified on a first come, first served basis!
  • Reservations can fill very quickly! Refresh the event page at the designated time.
  • Gas fireplaces (with or without gas logs) are NOT eligible!
  • Registration only requires basic contact information to verify that you live in the targeted areas.

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Eventbrite Registration Page

The Eventrbrite Registration page. Refresh when it is time to register.

Refresh the Eventbrite page when registrations open

When it is time for registrations to open, it can be helpful to do a “hard refresh” in your browser in order to see the registration form. For many browsers, a hard refresh is shift+cntrl+r (Windows) or shift+cmd+r (Mac).

  • Note: some registrations fill up very quickly. In the past, some have filled in under 3 minutes! Be sure to complete all of the required form fields.

After You Register: Then What?

  • You will receive an email from Eventbrite confirming your registration (remember, this is not guarantee for getting a voucher award).
  • It takes about 7 days for us to process your information.
  • If you qualify, the Division of Air Quality will notify you via email with a link to the voucher award application.
  • If you do not qualify, you will be notified via email.
State of Utah HB357 Program for
Box Elder, Weber, Davis, and Salt Lake Counties

The Utah Division of Air Quality (DAQ) has developed a wood smoke reduction incentive program for homeowners to reduce wintertime pollution from wood burning in the counties that have failed to meet National Ambient Air Quality Standard for fine particulates.

Revised 2020 Registration Schedule

Open Registration Schedule for Salt Lake County

Registration for awards on this webpage will take place on the following schedule:

Program Summary

  • Limit 1 award per household.
  • Program does not apply to rental and commercial properties or to outbuildings and garages.
  • Fireplaces must be operational wood burning. Gas logs are not eligible.
  • Retroactive projects are not eligible. You must have a valid award in hand before beginning this program.
  • Award recipients must use DAQ approved vendors. The award voucher includes a list of cooperating vendors.
  • Wood stoves must be removed and recycled by the program vendor.
Option Award Amount
Low-Income Households Non Low-Income Households
1 Converting a wood stove or fireplace to a propane or natural gas fueled appliance (program excludes gas logs). Up to $4,000 Up to $2,800
2 Converting a wood stove or fireplace to an electric appliance. Up to $2,000 Up to $1,000

Award covers the cost to:

  • Extend electricity and/or gas to the appliance within the house. The grant does not pay for electricity/gas line installation to the residence.
  • The new appliance and installation.

The grant Does Not pay for remodeling and finishing work.

Low-income Household Qualifications

Applicants may request low-income status if the total household adjusted gross income is equal to or below the levels below.

Number of Dependents Total Household Adjusted Gross Income
1 $31,225
2 $42,275
3 $53,325
4 $64,375
5 $75,425
6 $86,475
7 $97,525
8 $108,575
Additional dependent add $11,050

Eligibility

Financial incentives are currently available for homeowners who reside in Salt Lake, Davis, Box Elder and Weber counties and who wish to:

  • Exchange an operational wood stove (including pellet) for a gas stove (natural gas or propane); or
  • Convert an operational wood burning fireplace (no gas logs) to a gas fireplace (natural gas or propane) (Note: this program only applies to gas inserts, NOT gas logs); or
  • Convert an operational wood burning fireplace or wood stove to an electric appliance.

Program Instructions and Funding

Award voucher are valid for 45 days from the date of issuance unless the recipient enters into contract with a program approved vendor. Once you enter into contract with an approved vendor, you must give the vendor your award voucher for processing. The vendor will reduce the cost of the purchase per the DAQ award voucher at the time of purchase. Reimbursements are paid directly to the DAQ approved vendors.

The project must be completed within 115 days of receiving an award; otherwise, the award voucher is automatically voided.

Contact Information

EPA Grant Program for Utah County and Cache County Only

The Utah Division of Air Quality (DAQ), through a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has developed a wood smoke reduction incentive program for homeowners to reduce wintertime pollution from wood burning in the counties that have failed to meet National Ambient Air Quality Standard for fine particulates.

Revised 2020 Registration Schedule

Open Registration Schedule for Cache County

Registration for awards on this webpage will take place on the following schedule:

Open Registration Schedule for Utah County

Program Summary

Financial incentives are available for homeowners who wish to:

  • Exchange an operational wood stove (including pellet) for a gas stove (natural gas or propane);
  • Convert an operational fireplace to a gas fireplace (natural gas or propane); or
  • Exchange an operational uncertified wood stove for an EPA certified wood stove.
  • For residential home heating only. Does not apply to attached buildings or garages.

NOTE: This program only applies to gas inserts, NOT gas logs.

Rebate Amounts for Wood Smoke Reduction Program

Tier

Device Change-out

Rebate Amount

Low-income households

Non low-income households

1 Any operational wood stove/insert or open fireplace to natural gas- or propane-fueled appliance. Wood stoves MUST be recycled by our vendor as part of this program $3,800 $2,800
2 Operational uncertified wood stove/insert to EPA-certified wood stove/insert. Uncertified wood stove MUST be recycled by our vendor as part of this program $500 $500

The grant Does Not pay for remodeling and finishing work.

Low-income Household Qualifications:

Applicants may request low-income status if the total household income is equal to or below the levels below.

Number of exemptions on your federal tax return Adjusted Gross Household Income
1 $31,225
2 $42,275
3 $53,325
4 $64,375
5 $75,425
6 $86,475
7 $97,525
8 $108,575
Additional exempt add $11,050

Eligibility

Applicants must be the legal owner of the home. Commercial and rental properties are not eligible.

  • Applicants are limited to 1 incentive award per household.
  • Wood stoves must be operational.
  • All purchases, installation, and decommissioning work must be performed by a DAQ authorized dealer. A list of authorized dealers will be included in the award document.

NOTE: Retroactive projects are not eligible. You must have a valid award in hand before beginning this program.

Program Instructions and Funding

Eligible applicants are issued an award voucher that expire 45-days from the date of issuance unless the recipient enters into contract with a program approved vendor. Vouchers are automatically voided after 45-days. The project under this program must be completed within 115-days of receiving an award; otherwise, the award voucher is automatically voided.

Once you enter into contract with our approved vendor, you must give the vendor your award voucher for processing. The vendor will reduce the cost of the purchase per the DAQ award voucher at the time of purchase. Reimbursements are paid directly to the DAQ approved vendors.

Contact Information