heating http://wxpr.org en Some Counties Eligible for Woodstove Exchange Program http://wxpr.org/post/some-counties-eligible-woodstove-exchange-program <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lincoln and </span>Langlade<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County residents have a chance to upgrade older </span>woodstoves<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and get a rebate.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Wisconsin Public Service is urging people in some areas to exchange inefficient wood burning stoves for newer, cleaner ones.&nbsp;</p><p>WPS Spokesperson Lisa Prunty says woodstoves have a big effect on air quality.</p> Mon, 12 May 2014 00:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 18136 at http://wxpr.org Some Counties Eligible for Woodstove Exchange Program Propane Supply Under Pressure http://wxpr.org/post/propane-supply-under-pressure <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With the cold winter we’ve been having, those heating with propane may be wincing at the cost of filling a tank. &nbsp;P</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">rices this winter are up more than 60 cents since this time last year.</span></p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 21:52:26 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12874 at http://wxpr.org Propane Supply Under Pressure Snow-Blocked Vents Mean CO Danger http://wxpr.org/post/snow-blocked-vents-mean-co-danger <p>With a cold snap hitting the Northwoods this weekend it can take some effort to keep your car and heating systems up and running.&nbsp;</p><p>WPS Spokesperson Leah Van Zile says outdoor maintenance is important to make sure your heating appliances are working properly…especially with newer high-efficiency furnaces that vent out the side of the house.&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>“For any of your vented appliances, your natural gas or vented appliances – be sure that those are kept free of ice and snow buildup.”</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:20:24 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 11625 at http://wxpr.org Snow-Blocked Vents Mean CO Danger