Residential wood smoke awarenessResidential wood smoke awareness<div class="ExternalClassD4A20DDC18AE4A758E0E21EE876E57E3"><p>​Some houses still have a wood burning fireplace or wood stove, and while we reminisce about the warmth of a fire on a cold night, we can forget about the impact burning wood can have on our air quality.</p><p>Wood-based home heating is the largest source of <a href="/services/air-quality/AirQualityPublications/PMFactsheet.pdf" target="_blank">fine particulate matter</a> emissions in our region. Wood smoke contains chemicals and microscopic particles that can cause or aggravate <a href="/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/air-quality/factors/residential-wood-smoke/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">health problems</a>.</p><p>Some municipalities have bylaws stipulating requirements for any wood burning appliances in new construction. However they do not address the improper operation of existing appliances, which is prohibited under GVRD Air Quality Management Bylaw No. 1082. </p><p>If you own a wood burning appliance, how can you reduce wood smoke in your neighbourhood? </p><ul><li>Take advantage of <a href="/services/air-quality/projects-initiatives/Pages/wood-stove-exchange.aspx" target="_blank">Metro Vancouver's Woodstove Exchange Program</a> and receive a rebate on a modern, and EPA certified, wood stove or fireplace insert which produce roughly 70% less particulate, and heats your home more efficiently.</li><li>Attend a <a href="/services/air-quality/AirQualityPublications/WoodSmokeWorkshopNov18-15.pdf" target="_blank">Wood Heat Workshop</a> to learn about <a href="/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/air-quality/factors/tips-burning-smart/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">smarter burning practices</a> like ensuring your wood is dry and seasoned.</li><li>Call Metro Vancouver's Air Quality hotline at 604-436-6777 and hear the indoor residential wood burning forecast for your municipality. If the forecast calls for weather conditions which may cause smoke to build up in your neighbourhood, we recommend that you do not burn.</li></ul><p>If wood smoke is impacting air quality in your neighbourhood, here are some <a href="/services/Permits-regulations-enforcement/air-quality/air-quality-complaints/wood-smoke-complaint/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">tips on making a complaint</a>.</p></div>http://heimat-deutschland.info/metroupdate/PublishingImages/issue14-woodsmoke.jpg2015-10-30T07:00:00ZGP0|#9ce34380-a759-4725-91fd-ec3f80a85606;L0|#09ce34380-a759-4725-91fd-ec3f80a85606|Issue 14;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass538447828C8F44FC84B0C6C1A2C6A4B9"><p>Some houses still have a wood burning fireplace or wood stove, and while we reminisce about the warmth of a fire on a cold night, we can forget about the impact burning wood can have on our air quality. Metro Vancouver offers a rebate program, wood burning workshops and tips on how to burn wood cleanly. </p></div>0

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