Hearth Products

Special Projects

Large Scale Research

Laboratory emissions testing equipment
  • State, Local, Federal (U.S), and International Experience
  • Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions
  • Hazardous Air Pollutants
  • Partnerships with Many Analytical Laboratories
  • Emission Inventories
  • Cookstoves
Laboratory gas sampling equipment

Comparative Emissions

Stack of split hardwood fuel
  • Manufactured Fuels
  • Wax/Fiber Firelogs
  • Pellet Fuels and Compressed Logs
  • Fire Starters
  • Real-Time Emissions Measurements
  • Comparison to Typical Cordwood
  • Real World Fueling Protocols
  • Spectrum of Typical Appliances
  • Charcoal Lighter Products VOC Emissions per SCAQMD Rule 1174 (Screening and Certification)
Hearth testing laboratory with test subject and instrumentation

Custom R&D

Wood burning stove in darkened room
  • Custom Testing Programs
  • Research and Product Development
  • Emission Reduction Devices
  • Electrostatic Precipitators
  • Novel Products
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Climate Impact and Carbon Credit Evaluations
  • Methane (CH4) and Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Emissions
Laboratory chemistry procedure in progress

To learn more about Special Projects services, please contact:


Lyrik Pitzman
Special Projects Manager

503.650.0088    (x3004)


Key Words: emissions, real-time, emission factors, woodsmoke, woodstoves, fireplace, residential wood combustions, cookstoves, climate change, methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulfur dioxide (SO2), volatile organic compounds (VOC), carbon monoxide (CO), metals, air toxics, benzene, hazardous air pollutants (HAP), fine particulate matter (PM2.5), particulate matter (PM), carbon dioxide (CO2), polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)