Oregon Hearth, Patio  
& Barbecue Association

Welcome to Oregon Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association 
Your Oregon Guide to Fireplaces, Barbecues & Outdoor Living

Upcoming events

13 Dec 2018 4:30 PM • Jack Rabbit, 830 SW 6th Ave, Portland
13 Mar 2019 6:30 PM • Top Golf Dallas, Dallas, Texas

OHPBA Events 

OHPBA Holiday Gathering
Dec 13, 4:30 pm
Jack Rabbit, 830 SW 6th Ave.

NFI Review Courses and Exams

January, 28 2019 - NW Natural Training Center, Sherwood, OR - Gas
April, 2019 - Portland - Wood
July, 2019 - Portland - Pellet
September, 2019 - Eugene - Hearth Design

Contact Matthew Clement (541) 726-5723 or OHPBA for details on how to sign up. All include the new CORE test plus the specialty listed. 

OHPBA Spring Conference 2019

Save the Date: May 20, 2019. Location TBD

EXPO 2018 Dallas Texas

March 13-16, 2019 - Registration is open, click HERE
March 13, 6 - 9:30 pm - Western States Reception, Top Golf Dallas, TX

News and Recent Developments

Operation Barbecue Relief Deploys to Aid Hurricane Michael Victims

Operation Barbecue Relief announced it has deployed to two locations impacted by Hurricane Michael - Panama City and Tallahassee, FL. The nonprofit supplies hot meals to victims and relief workers and first responders. Over 100,000 meals have already been served.  Check out this article in Hearth and Home, click HERE.

Prineville Receives Air Quality Grant from DEQ 

The Department of Environmental Quality is giving Prineville $10,000 to clean its air.  The new grant will go toward public awareness initiatives about outdoor burning, more signage, and the addition of yard debris disposal days. Click HERE for the full story

Multnomah County Approves Wood Smoke Curtailment Rule

Multnomah County officials sought public input on rules that would restrict burning on certain days in winter and fall. The rule was approved in January, 2018. Click HERE for more information on the rule.

Washington County Renews Woodstove Changeout Program

Washington County, Oregon will continue its wood stove changeout program in 2017.  Click HERE to read the press release and schedule of community information sessions.

Vancouver, WA Changeout Program

A new program in SW Washington offers funds for woodstove replacement for 2018-19. Click HERE for info.

Learn to Stack Wood

Here are some tips on how to stack wood properly. Are you a proud Oregonian wood piler? Send us your pics!

Don't Sell Illegal Stoves!

It is illegal to resell uncertified stoves in Oregon. Click This link for information and how to report illegal activity. Wood and Pellet Stove Laws

Stay Safe Near Hot Surfaces!
Hot surfaces, especially glass fronts on wood and gas heating appliances, can be dangerous. Click HERE for tips on how to keep your family safe!

Burn Wise!

Burn Wise is a partnership program of the U.S. EPA. Retailers, order your FREE Burn Wise Outreach materials. Burn Wise is a program of the U.S. EPA. Click HERE for more information. Find information to make informed decisions about what it means to burn wise. Watch the Burn Wise Video on

Great woodburning tips from the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association.

Find a Dealer

Click HERE for a map of retailers and service providers who are members of OHPBA.

Save Wood Heat

Today's modern wood heating options are clean, safe, and affordable for any home's needs. Whether wood is your only source of heat - or you enjoy cozy nights around the fireplace - did you know that new EPA regulations set to come into effect May 15, 2020 could make future woodstoves much more expensive or unavailable? Learn about recent developments at the EPA to curtail wood heating options for homeowners. Click HERE

About OHPBA

Oregon Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (OHPBA) is a trade association that promotes products that can enhance your home and improve heating efficiency. These products include fireplaces, heating appliances (hearth products), barbecues, patio furniture and accessories. Affiliated with Hearth Patio & Barbecue Association www.HPBA.org

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OHPBA, PO Box 135, Salem, OR 97308-0135, 503-585-8254, www.ohpba.org

Affiliated with Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association, Arlington, VA  www.hpba.org

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