Wood Stove Retro-Fit

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is sponsoring the testing of our StoveCAT ECD for wood stove retro-fits. Results so far are very exciting. Stay tuned.


We are happy to announce that the US Green Building Council has included our EPA Phase II Qualified clean burning fireplaces and retrofit devices in the latest revision of the LEED v4 Standard. You will now receive a LEED point for installing one of our cleaner wood burning fireplaces or a HearthCAT Retro-fit device. See Announcement


Laguna Beach City Ordinance 1587 now requires the mandatory retrofit of any fireplace in a home undergoing a major remodel:

4.503.1    Any "major remodel" to a single family residence as defined in Section 25.08.024 of Title 25 of the Laguna Beach Municipal Code, will require retrofit of any existing wood-burning fireplace to comply with U.S. EPA Phase II emission limits by using a qualified retrofit insert, converting the existing wood-burning fireplace to gas-only use or other approved device. See Press Release

According to the City Council, "An existing wood burning fireplace can be quickly adapted with an EPA phase 2 retro-fit device that will greatly reduce the smoke emissions from your wood-burning fireplace." See Press Release


The Utah Department of Environmental Protection DEP now requires that all wood burning fireplaces installed in new construction be EPA Qualified.  EPA Qualified fireplaces are qualified through the voluntary wood-burning fireplace program, an initiative of the United States Environmental Protection Agency.  

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Air Quality, Rule R307-302 for Solid Fuel Burning Devices for all or portions of Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Salt Lake, Tooele, Utah and Weber Counties requires that all fireplaces installed or sold after September 1, 2013, be EPA Qualified.   The Utah DEQ rule may be viewed at http://www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/code/r307/r307-302.htm#E8.

The EPA encourages the installation of lower-emitting wood-burning fireplaces and retro-fit devices.  The EPA’s wood fireplace program covers new masonry and prefabricated (low-mass) fireplaces and retrofit devices for existing fireplaces. Fireplace retrofits can reduce particulate pollution by 70% or more. Additional information on the program is available at http://www.epa.gov/burnwise/participation.html#fireplace

Klamath County, Oregon Building Code, section 406.100(3)(f), requires that ‘any newly constructed fireplaces must comply with fireplace ASTM standards. Any retrofitted fireplace must meet fireplace ASTM standards.’  Fireplace ASTM standards are defined in the code as fireplaces emitting less than 5.1 g/kg as measured by ASTM E2558.  Additional information on the Klamath County Code: See PDF: http://www.klamathcounty.org/depts/countycounsel/CountyCode.pdf.

    Welcome to Healthy Hearth

At Healthy Hearth, we are on a mission to improve the quality of the air we breathe and enhance the sustainability of the Earth’s natural resources through the promotion and sale of cutting-edge technologies for cleaner burning fireplaces. Wood Smoke from fireplaces is some of the worst pollution. The Particulates in wood smoke are so small that they can go directly into the bloodstream.

We are focused on the regulatory problems facing the wood burning industry today and aspire to meet the growing demand for clean burning technologies and green products. Healthy Hearth technologies are excellent solutions for retro-fitting existing wood burning appliances.

We are committed to providing revolutionary, cost-effective products of the highest quality that are specifically designed to improve the air we breathe, making our planet a cleaner and greener place to live. Please send us an email. or all our office directly at 951-264-8725. Thank You!

The StoveCAT ECD for Wood Burning Heaters

StoveCAT ECD Emission Control Retro-Fit Device for all wood heaters. The StoveCAT ECD simply attaches to the vent pipe on top of a wood stove to direct the pollutant filled exhaust through an array of catalyst coated components. When the exhaust temperature exceeds the required catalyst light-off temperature of about 380 degrees F, the catalyst coated media converts the organic particulates and other criteria pollutants into harmless water vapor and carbon dioxide.   Then, at exhaust temperatures below the required catalyst light-off level, the catalyst coated medium acts as a mechanical filter to capture and temporarily store organic matter. When the exhaust temperature once again reaches the catalyst light-off level, the captured organic particulates are catalyzed. The StoveCAT ECD is designed so that it doesn't cause any harmful back pressure. This is due to our unique three stage catalytic design.
The HearthCAT
The HearthCAT for Wood Burning Fireplaces

The "Award Winning" HearthCAT Technology will eliminate most of the harmful pollution from wood burning fireplaces. The HearthCAT will even increase the heat from your wood burning fireplace. See Videos Below:

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HearthCATS and Wood Burning Fireplace Retro-Fit Photos
Clean Air Excellence Award

According to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, there are over 40 million existing unregulated wood burning fireplaces that continue to pollute the air we breathe. The HearthCAT Retro-Fit System for wood burning fireplaces is the solution to this major environmental problem.


The HearthCAT Retro-Fit Technology reduces harmful wood smoke particulate pollution by 80% while reducing VOC’s and carbon monoxide by 90%. It’s easily installed and actually increases the heating efficiency of the wood burning fireplace. The HearthCAT is the perfect solution for reducing wood burning fireplace pollution.

Contact Healthy Hearth

Healthy Hearth LLC

31735 Riverside Drive #214

Lake Elsinore CA 92530

Phone: 951-264-8725



HearthCAT For Wood Smoke

Wood smoke emissions from fireplaces are currently a major wintertime problem across the country. The HearthCAT Fireplace Technology is the only passive solution for the reducing harmful emissions from wood burning fireplaces. New regulatory standards from many states and local air districts require that wood burning fireplaces meet stricter wood smoke emission standards. The HearthCAT easily meets these new standards.

  • EPA Phase II Qualified
  • No Power Required
  • Not Visible to the Homeowner
  • No Maintenance Required
  • No Moving Parts
  • Catalytic Life up to 10 Years
  • Easily removed for Chimney CleaningAffordable Technology
  • Doubles the Heating Efficiency of the Fireplace
  • Unique Patented Technology

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