Change-Out Programs

Updated December 7th, 2016

Fireplace Retrofit Program (Pilot Program)

Maricopa County


Status: Active as of December 2016

Program Boundary Area: Baseline Road to Northern Avenue and 59th Avenue to 16th Street (Phoenix, AZ and Glendale, AZ)

Eligible fuels: Wood -> wood, natural gas

Notable feature(s): Free retrofits and conversions for residents within the pilot program area. One of only programs to offer catalytic retrofits for fireplaces.
Incentive Amounts
The Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) offers Phoenix and Glendale residents living within the pilot program boundaries free wood burning chimney (catalytic emission control system) retrofits or free conversions from wood to natural gas fireplaces. The program covers the entire cost of the retrofit, between $900 and $1,500.

Program Duration
The program is ongoing until funds are depleted. The program may be expanded to other Maricopa County residents in the future.

Residents living in the pilot program boundary area should visit the program website and call (602) 372-9663 or send an email to

Participants must live within the program boundaries to be eligible.

More Information
For more information, please visit the program website or contact the Maricopa County Air Quality Department at 602-372-9663 or