Woodstock Soapstone, Travis and Wittus Win the Wood Stove Decathlon


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Alliance for Green Heat Blog, Nov 20. 2013

Washington D.C. – In an international competition to significantly reduce pollution from wood stoves on the National Mall, one finalist, Woodstock Soapstone of New Hampshire, won first prize of $25,000. Two other teams, Travis of Washington State and Wittus of New York, were awarded $5,000 each. The teams were recognized for all around performance in efficiency and emissions, affordability, consumer appeal and innovation. Members of Congress Dan Benishek (R-MI), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Jared Huffman (D-CA), Paul Tonko (D-NY) took part in the awards ceremony.

In accepting the first prize of $25,000, Woodstock Soapstone owner Tom Morrissey announced that he was giving part of the prize money to two other teams – Walker Stove and Intensi-Fire – who had come to the Decathlon on a shoestring and needed funds for their work. Travis donated… KEEP READING>>