The American Lung Association in North Carolina is providing vouchers for residents to replace their old wood and coal stoves with EPA-certified appliances. Residential property owners in Cherokee, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Mecklenburg, and Swain counties and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) community may be eligible for vouchers. Vouchers are available for a number of new heating appliances, including certified wood stoves, heat pumps, pellet stoves, and furnaces.
Example Eligible IAQ Activities:
Heat Source Replacement
$750 - $4,500 for replacing with a certified wood stove
$1,500 - $4,500 for replacing with a pellet stove, gas stove, and heat pump
$6,000 - $10,000 for replacing with a hydronic heater or gas furnace
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. Our work is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; and to eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases.