Outdoor Wood Boilers
Outdoor wood boilers (OWBs) can produce a lot of smoke that contains high levels of particles, carbon monoxide and other chemicals. Smoke from OWBs can cause health problems for the people who use them and their neighbors. The links below provide more information on OWBs.
- Heating with Fire Wood? Burn it Right!
- Purchasing an Outdoor Wood Boiler? Items to Consider
- What to Do if You are Affected by a Neighbor's Outdoor Wood Boiler Smoke
The New York State Department of Health conducted a pilot project, followed by a larger research study, to evaluate the potential for increased smoke exposures among some people living near OWBs.