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To ensure a successful program in your community, the keys for success include:

  • Bringing together a broad coalition of interested stakeholders
  • Identifying program funding sources
  • Developing effective financial incentives for consumers
  • Developing and initiating a public education and outreach campaign
  • Considering targeted regulatory requirements
  • Creating centralized local program coordination
  • Knowing how to identify non-EPA certified stoves and creating a system for their identification and disposal 

For more tools to help you structure a successful changeout program, HPBA offers you a comprehensive toolkit:

  • Do’s and Don’ts. Learn from the best practices and experiences of past changeouts.
  • Checklist. Learn how to structure your changeout from building strategic partnerships to identifying stakeholders and securing funding. 
  • Template Materials. Jumpstart your outreach efforts and organize the administration of your program.
  • Promote Your Program. Give your agency's communications department a head start with these key messages. 


Additional Resources

HPBA collaborates with its Affiliates and the EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation to regularly monitor regional needs of policymakers and consumers, as well as numerous other organizations committed to cleaner air and helping consumers conserve energy. One industry-government partnership is EPA’s Burn Wise initiative.

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