Modern wood and pellet stoves are much more efficient and safer than those manufactured before 1988, said Kirk Newby of the Northwest Hearth Products Association.
Although they are costly, he said the savings in fuel could make up for the purchase of an efficient device.
Here are some things consumers should know:
Talk to us
- You can tell us about news and ask us about our journalism by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 425-339-3428.
- If you have an opinion you wish to share for publication, send a letter to the editor to email@example.com or by regular mail to The Daily Herald, Letters, P.O. Box 930, Everett, WA 98206.
- More contact information is here.