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October 1, 2019

This National Fireplace Month, Think Beyond the Living Room for Your Next Fireplace or Stove

Arlington, VA (Oct. 1, 2019) – What makes a house a home? Its fireplace. What makes that fireplace special? The design, beauty and comfort of the hearth.

But the hearth isn’t jus...

September 30, 2019

Over the past few months, HPBA has received many questions from retailers and distributors about requirements under Step 2 of the EPA’s New Source Performance Standards for Residential Wood Heaters (NSPS), set to go into effect on May 15, 2020. HPBA created a toolkit w...

September 20, 2019

With Congress returning to session this month, our main legislative priority will be building support for legislation that would establish a national changeout fund. Legislation has already been introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senators Carper (D-DE) and Murkowski (R-A...

September 11, 2019

Presentation is everything. The way a product is showcased, the salesroom layout, and the customer experience can all be deciding factors in closing a deal. In an effort to help retailers elevate their store’s presence and increase sales, the HPBExpo 2020 Keynote Prese...

September 9, 2019

On September 3, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative acted on President Trump’s announcement of increased tariffs on products made in China by publishing a notice that tariffs on many products would increase from 25 percent to 30 percent starting on October 1, 2019. The...

January 16, 2019

While there are endless reasons to grill, each one is personal.

Maybe you grill to relax. Your backyard is your oasis, your respite, your happy place. The flame is your focal point. Maybe you grill for nostalgia. Backyard barbecues make up your happiest memories. Your g...

November 21, 2018

Sell-Through Would Provide Critical Relief for Retailers, Consumers and Manufacturers

The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) welcomes the release today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of proposed revisions to regulations affecting wood and pel...