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Modern wood and pellet heat are a vital complement to solar and wind.
Our children's future is at stake.

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Modern wood and pellet heat are a vital complement to solar and wind. Our children's’ future is at stake.

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Wood stoves and

energy audits

Unlike all other combustion devices, the DOE has never set national standards for inspecting wood stoves during energy audits or weatherization programs. As a result, many states have little or no guidance on how wood stores should be inspected and homeowners are not getting written reports on the safety of their stove as they get for their boiler or furnace.

AGH Firewood Bank Assistance Program

AGH is in its second year of making grants to firewood banks that serve low-income households, much like food banks.


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Selected Recent Blog Posts

The Alliance for Green Heat’s mission is to promote cleaner and more efficient wood and pellet heating. While our primary focus is on the technology and the regulatory environment around combustion, the sustainable supply and use of firewood and pellets is also paramount to our mission.

About us

The Alliance for Green Heat promotes modern wood and pellet heating systems as a low-carbon, sustainable and affordable energy solution. 

Founded in Maryland in 2009, the Alliance is an independent non-profit organization and is tax-exempt under section 501c3 of the tax code.


Advancing innovation through technology competitions for wood and pellet stoves


Working with state and federal agencies to expand and improve programs and materials that include or could include wood and pellet heating


Advocating for tax credits and other incentives for the cleanest and most efficient stoves and boilers


Educating stakeholders about the value of more widespread, smart deployment of modern wood and pellet heating to reduce reliance on fossil fuels.

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