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Burn Wise

List of Qualified Hydronic Heaters

The Voluntary Hydronic Heater Program was terminated on May 15, 2015.  The information on qualified heaters is for historical purposes only. See the list of current EPA-certified hydronic heaters.

Below is the Phase 2 list of cleaner burning hydronic heaters that qualify for EPA's Hydronic Heater program. Phase 2 units have a white tag and are about 90 percent cleaner than unqualified units. EPA's Phase 1 models are no longer considered qualified under the Program after March 31, 2010. Use of permanent labels and hang tags for these models must be discontinued on units manufactured after that date (Phase 1 archive).

EPA Phase 2 qualified level is 0.32 pounds of fine particles per million BTU of heat output using a weighted average representing the range of burn rates expected in a year and a maximum individual test run of 18.0 grams per hour. Ratings and emissions are output based.

Note: The hydronic heaters that are qualified under EPA's Voluntary Hydronic Heater Program are not certified per EPA's Wood Heater New Source Performance Standard. Contact your state or local air quality agency for clarification on the type of wood-burning appliances, if any, that may legally be installed in your area.

Continuous feed pellet models report maximum output rating only. Annual average efficiency is only reported for models tested with EPA's revised M28 WHH. Annual Average Efficiency (Higher Heating Value) means that this efficiency was calculated using the higher heating value of fuel = 8600 Btu/lb.


Manufacturer Model Name Model Number Fuel Annual Avg. Emission Rate (lb/mmBtu) Max Heat Output Rating (Btu/hr) 8-hour Output Rating (BTU/hr) Annual Average Efficiency (%HHV) Annual Avg. Emission Rate (gr/hr) Thermal Storage Required
Phase 2 Qualified Hydronic Heaters
Alternate Heating Systems Wood Gun  E155 cord wood 0.32 147632   53% 5.09  
Central Boiler E-Classic 1450 cord wood 0.18 214000 120529 78% 4.70  
Central Boiler E-Classic  3250 IR cord wood 0.18 226196 244174 69% 3.80  
Central Boiler Classic Edge 350 cord wood 0.18 177802 67702 79% 3.60  
Central Boiler Classic Edge 550 cord wood 0.31 162170 81168 70% 5.20  
DECTRA GARN WHS-2000H cord wood 0.07 200000 105050 74% 1.70 x
DECTRA GARN WHS-2000V cord wood 0.07 200000 105050 74% 1.70 x
DECTRA GARN WHS-1500H cord wood 0.14 177000 87179 65% 0.14 x
DECTRA GARN WHS-1500V cord wood 0.14 177000 87179 65% 0.14 x
Earth Manufacturing, LLC Klear Sky 400 cord wood 0.3 70770 45786 47% 5.10  
Econoburn Boilers EBW 200-170 cord wood 0.16 171638   60%   x
ESIM USV 100GS cord wood 0.20 350367   61% 7.55  
Greentech Manufacturing Inc. Crown Royal RS7400E cord wood 0.24 296192 116597 61% 8.00  
Greentech Manufacturing Inc. Crown Royal RS7300E cord wood 0.29 189599 60612 54% 6.20  
Hardy Manufacturing Co., Inc. KB 125 cord wood 0.3 119457 60261 61% 4.10  
Hardy Manufacturing Co., Inc. KB 165 cord wood 0.31 150000 73573 57% 3.90  
Hawken Energy GX Series GX 10 cord wood 0.14 144870 76887 64% 2.20  
Hawken Energy GX Series GX15 cord wood 0.18 176116 73234 70% 3.70  
Hawken Energy GX Series GX30 cord wood 0.17 242090 104865 67% 4.90  
Steel Tech, Inc. G Series G200-2 cord wood 0.07 232000 111315 75% 1.70  
Steel Tech, Inc. G Series G100 cord wood 0.07 125000   68% 1.00  
Steel Tech, Inc. G Series G400 cord wood 0.23 350000 180409 74 9.00  
Heatmor 400-4S 400-4S cord wood 0.28 400000 160599 76% 10.70  
Heatmor X Series 200X cord wood 0.3 184459 54019 62% 8.10  
Heatmor   350X cord wood 0.31 255582 89753 58% 9.20  
Hydronic Specialty Supply, Inc. Drummer Drummer 35 cord wood 0.32 115000   60%   x
                   
Mahoning Outdoor Furnace Mahoning Skye Series V V cord wood 0.18 110000 82594 54% 2.40  
Maine Energy Systems, LLC   PE16 pellets 0.02 57000 57000 86%   x
Maine Energy Systems, LLC   PE32 pellets 0.02 109000 109000 85%   x
Maine Energy Systems, LLC   PE64 pellets 0.02 229000 229000 87%   x
Maine Energy Systems, LLC PE/PES 12-20 pellets 0.07 67694   75% 0.70  
Maine Energy Systems, LLC PES 25-32 pellets 0.06 99797   81% 0.80  
Maine Energy Systems, LLC PE/PES 36-56 pellets 0.07 199408   86% 1.70  
Marway Welding Phase 2-200 cord wood 0.26 139576 65336 39% 3.75  
Nature's Comfort LLC GT Series GT-6000 cord wood 0.22 250000 100959 73% 5.70  
NBE Production Kedel RTB54 pellets 0.08 60000   70% 0.68  
NBE Production Kedel RTB102 pellets 0.07 87379   73% 0.87  
NBE Production Kedel RTB170 pellets 0.08 162000   79% 1.76  
NBE Production  Kedel  RTB54 pellets 0.03 58000 58000 85%   x
NBE Production  Kedel RTB102 pellets 0.04 86000 86000 85%   x
NBE Production  Kedel RTB170 pellets 0.04 156000 156000 86%   x
Pellergy, LLC/Windhager Zentralheizung Technik GmbH   Alpha-60 pellets 0.02 51900 51900 86%   x
Pellergy, LLC/Windhager Zentralheizung Technik GmbH   Alpha-100 pellets 0.01 88400 88400 86%   x
Piney Manufacturing Optimizer 350 cord wood 0.30 400000 160421 65% 7.30  
Piney Manufacturing Enviro Chip  500 cord wood 0.19 280000   73% 5.40  
Polar Furnace Manufacturing Inc. G3 G3 cord wood 0.08 200000 142533 72% 1.96  
Polar Furnace Manufacturing Inc. G2 G2 cord wood 0.19 200000 66897 67% 3.53  
Profab Industries Empire Elite 200/XT200 cord wood 0.31 185983 64047 61% 5.96  
Smokeless Heat, LLC/Värmebaronen AB   Pellmax UB pellets 0.03 83100 83100 85%   x
Tarm USA, Inc. FHG 20/30 cord wood 0.18 70000   69%   x
Tarm USA, Inc./ Fröling Heizkessel- und Behälterbau Ges.m.b.H   P4 Unit 8 pellets 0.04 35800 35800 88%   x
Tarm USA, Inc./ Fröling Heizkessel- und Behälterbau Ges.m.b.H   P4 Unit 15 pellets 0.03 50800 50800 87%   x
Tarm USA, Inc./ Fröling Heizkessel- und Behälterbau Ges.m.b.H   P4 Unit 20 pellets 0.03 68200 68200 87%   x
Tarm USA, Inc./ Fröling Heizkessel- und Behälterbau Ges.m.b.H   P4 Unit 25 pellets 0.03 85300 85300 87%   x
Tarm USA, Inc./ Fröling Heizkessel- und Behälterbau Ges.m.b.H   P4 Unit 32 pellets 0.03 109000 109000 87%   x
Tarm USA, Inc./ Fröling Heizkessel- und Behälterbau Ges.m.b.H   P4 Unit 38 pellets 0.02 130000 130000 86%   x
Tarm USA, Inc./ Fröling Heizkessel- und Behälterbau Ges.m.b.H   P4 Unit 48 pellets 0.03 164000 164000 86%   x
Tarm USA, Inc./ Fröling Heizkessel- und Behälterbau Ges.m.b.H   P4 Unit 60 pellets 0.03 200000 200000 86%   x
Tarm USA, Inc./ Fröling Heizkessel- und Behälterbau Ges.m.b.H   P4 Unit 80 pellets 0.03 273000 273000 87%   x
Tarm USA, Inc./ Fröling Heizkessel- und Behälterbau Ges.m.b.H   P4 Unit 100 pellets 0.03 341000 341000 88%   x
Tarm USA, Inc./ Fröling Heizkessel- und Behälterbau Ges.m.b.H   T4-130 pellets 0.02 444000 444000 85%   x
Tarm USA, Inc./ Fröling Heizkessel- und Behälterbau Ges.m.b.H   T4-150 pellets 0.02 512000 512000 85%   x
WEbiomass, Inc. Woodpecker    pellets 0.19 153000   72% 3.30  
Windhager, North America, LLC/Windhager Zentralheizung Technik GmbH   BioWin 100 pellets 0.02 34800 34800 87%   x
Windhager, North America, LLC/Windhager Zentralheizung Technik GmbH   BioWin 150 pellets 0.02 51900 51900 86%   x
Windhager, North America, LLC/Windhager Zentralheizung Technik GmbH   BioWin 260 pellets 0.01 88400 88400 86%   x
Windhager, North America, LLC/Windhager Zentralheizung Technik GmbH   BioWin 350 pellets 0.02 119000 119000 85%   x
Windhager, North America, LLC/Windhager Zentralheizung Technik GmbH   BioWin 600 pellets 0.02 202000 202000 85%   x
Wood Boiler USA   E4 cord wood 0.25 161455 77308 61% 4.50  
Wood Boiler USA   Blaze HE cord wood 0.27 166109 60000 58% 5.30  
Woodmaster   Ultra 30 pellets 0.09 102716 102716 59% 1.60  
Woodmaster Mini Boiler   pellets 0.11 101577 101577 65% 1.40