Snowball Ventures, Grand Forks BC-Wood & Pellet Heating

Consumer Resources
Wood Pellet Association of Canada
An interesting source of information on the benefits and uses of wood pellets, this site also includes an FAQ section.

Fuel Cost Calculator
Enter your local prices and compare the costs of different heating fuels.

Hearth Net
This site includes a collection of articles on wood and wood pellet appliances as well as calculators for such things as BTUs needed and wood stove burn time.

Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association
Information on all types of hearth products. This site also includes a searchable index of member retailers in North America.

Wood Energy Technology Transfer Inc. is a non-profit training and education association. WETT Inc. provides professional training & certification and public education to promote the safe and effective use of wood burning systems (including wood pellet heating systems) in Canada. The Insurance Bureau of Canada recognizes WETT certification as evidence of qualifications for inspection purposes. The site includes a database of WETT members, searchable by services required as well as locations served.

WETBC, Wood Energy Technicians of BC, is the governing body for the WETT program in British Columbia. Their web site includes lots of information on heating with wood SAFELY!

The Wood Heat Organization
The Wood Heat Organization is a Canadian nonprofit, nongovernmental agency dedicated to the responsible use of wood as a home heating fuel.

PDF Files
The following files require Adobe Acrobat reader to access and may be saved for future reference.

The Heart of Your Home - Fall 2016
The Heart of Your Home is an e-book produced by the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association of Canada. It includes articles on Zone Heating and Wood - a Renewable Resource.

The Heart of Your Home - Fall 2017
The Heart of the Home is an e-book produced by the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association of Canada. The 2017 edition includes articles on Hearth Safety and Prepping for Winter.

The Heart of Your Home - Fall 2018
The Heart of Your Home is an e-book produced by the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association of Canada. The 2018 edition includes articles such as 'The Untapped Potential of Your Fireplace' and 'The Many Faces of Hearth Appliances.'

The Heart of Your Home - Fall 2019
The Heart of Your Home is an e-book produced by the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association of Canada. The 2019 edition includes articles such as 'Understanding your Owner's Manual' and 'Wood Preparation and Storage.'

Wet Wood is a Waste
This brochure is from the US EPA with tips on the proper way to prepare your wood fuel

Does Your Wood Stove have a Dirty Little Secret
More Burn Wise tips from the EPA and the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Ass.

Wood Smoke Activity Book
Colouring and other activities for children on the theme of wood heat.

Manufacturer's Sites
These web sites include information for some of the Canadian wood and wood pellet appliance manufacturers with product information as well as dealer searches.

Pacific Energy
Pacific Energy is the Vancouver Island based manufacturer of the Pacific Energy & Alderlea brands of wood stoves and inserts.

This is the home site for BC based Enviro wood pellet heating appliances.

True North Stoves
True North is Pacific Energy's value-priced line of wood and pellet stoves & inserts.

Caddy Furnaces
Caddy Furnaces by PSG are available for wood or pellets, and also have add-on electric options.

Regency Fireplace Products
Regency is the BC manufacturer of Regency wood stoves and inserts as well as the Greenfire line of pellet stoves and inserts.

Home           About Us

Snowball Ventures - Wood & Pellet Heating Specialist!

Proprietor: John Billwiller
Phone: 250-442-2943
Regular Mail: 10545 Granby Rd.
Grand Forks, BC, Canada V0H 1H1

(Snowball Ventures is conveniently located 10 ½ km north of Grand Forks at 10545 Granby Road.)

Member of:  HPBAC logo HPBA logo

Director of:  WETBC Logo WETT logo

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