Change-Out Programs

Updated August 26th, 2016

Woodstove Replacement Program

Portneuf Valley, Idaho


Status: Active as of August 2016

Location: Pocatello and Chubbuck

Eligible fuels: Wood (uncertified) -> wood (certified), pellet, natural gas, or propane

Notable feature(s): This program can be combined with the 100% statewide wood stove tax deduction. Stove retailers offer an additional 10% discount.
Incentive Amounts
The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) offers $500 rebates to residents who replace their uncertified wood stove with a certified wood stove, pellet stove, natural gas device, or propane device.

Program Duration
The program is ongoing until funds are depleted.      

To acquire a voucher, homeowners must visit the DEQ office at 444 Hospital Way, Pocatello ID 83201 and prove their residency. Vouchers can be redeemed at five participating vendors: Idaho Stove Works, Mr. Mower, Nick’s Fireplace Outfitters, Rocky Mountain Supply, and Webbco. These vendors offer an additional 10 percent discount on the new unit.

This program is open only to homeowners. Old stoves must be removed and destroyed. Participants are also eligible for the state of Idaho wood stove tax deduction. The installation of uncertified stoves is banned in both of these cities.

More Information
For more information, please visit the program website or contact the Department of Environmental Quality in Pocatello at  (208) 236-6160.