Wood heat promoted

North Westside residents can learn the secrets behind clean, efficient, smokeless wood heating.

North Westside residents can learn the secrets behind clean, efficient, smokeless wood heating.

If you have a wood burning appliance find out how to burn safer, cleaner and more efficiently at a free wood heating workshop at 6 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Killiney Beach Community Hall.

“Get your questions answered and learn about proper wood heating and burning techniques, purchasing and preparing your wood, tips on loading the firebox and chimney care, what EPA and emission ratings mean and how to plan an effective wood heating system,” said Nancy Mora Castro, with the Regional District of Central Okanagan.

“We’ll also have information available about how residents can save money and utilize rebates by updating their wood burning appliance through the wood stove exchange program.”

Reserve a seat at airquality@kelowna.ca or call 250-469-8408.