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Entries for 2020

December 03, 2020

HPBA Presidential Transition and Election Report

As of November 25, 2020 The transition from the Trump administration to the Biden administration has officially begun. During the last week of November, President-elect Biden began to name nomine...

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November 06, 2020

HPBA Post-Election 2020 Report

As of 11:00 am on November 6, 2020 A scenario that many political analysts had predicted long before November 3 has played out—we do not know the outcome of the Presidential race days after...

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July 01, 2020

Sanitary Tips to Help Protect Your Workspace During COVID-19

As we continue to adapt to the changes in the current state of the world, it’s important to ensure that you and your employees are prepared for this new normal. States all across the country are...

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June 01, 2020

Eyes on the Prize: Working for a fair and accurate standard for wood heaters

People have said to me over the years that they don’t envy the job that my colleagues and I have at HPBA: trying to forge industry positions with members who can have very different interests an...

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May 22, 2020

Memorial Day Grilling

Happy Memorial Day weekend! For most of us, this probably isn’t how we thought we would spend this weekend, but we are seeing signs that more people than ever are using this time to enjoy their ...

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May 06, 2020

Sell Through for Step 1 Products: NOT a Done Deal

We initially believed EPA was considering a Direct Final Rule to extend the sell-through for 60 days immediately after May 15, 2020. Based on more recent reports, it appears that EPA is instead publis...

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January 22, 2020

The True Cost of Electrification

We are seeing an increasing number of jurisdictions seriously talking about converting their communities to all-electric homes. These efforts are failing to consider key issues. 1. Many communities re...

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January 08, 2020

The No-Nonsense Take on the Biomass Stove Tax Credit

After the flurry of legislative activity before the holidays in between family obligations, service calls, and taking care of business, you may be asking yourself: what just happened? Fear not, you ar...

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