Employee Appreciation BBQ hosted by Gerhard

6.21.21 This makes me love my job! Many of you are aware that we gave away a #kuuma sauna stove back in December. Well, the winner, Gerhard, reached out via e-mail a few weeks ago wondering if he could come up from Minneapolis and host a BBQ for our employees as a token of gratitude … Read more

Star Tribune Article

Shared from the 1/10/2021 Star Tribune eEdition Tower tinkerer toys with wood-burning perfection Four decades of work produces a most innovative product By REID FORGRAVE reid.forgrave@startribune.com Daryl Lamppa, a 71-year-old tinkerer born and raised in Tower, Minn., invited his son and daughter for Thanksgiving dinner a couple of months ago. Lamppa had something to show them: … Read more

Kuuma Sauna Trailer

Sauna Trailer: From Rusty Horse Trailer to Mobile Banya “click here” Highly recommend watching it if you are planning on your own mobile build.  He receives his #kuuma sauna stove at the 2:21 mark.  Warning this is 4.5 hours long but the best sauna build documentary I’ve personally seen. “A Sergei Boutenko Production”  

EPA Phase 2 Certification Discrepancy

8/20/2020 I know many of you have reached out to us inquiring about how our competitor was able to certify to EPA Phase 2, especially with many of the issues that have been raised on this forum. We’ve been trying to be patient with the EPA during this process, but will no longer stay silent. … Read more

Trump Administration to change Obama era wood stove and boiler emission regulations

https://forgreenheat.blogspot.com/2018/04/trump-administration-to-change-obama.html Here we go again!  Big business throwing their weight around with money, lobbyists, and crying tactics (excuses really) to circumvent an EPA rule (standard) put in place back around 2010 (effective in 2015) and then even delayed for an additional 2 years.  Now they want 3 more years to pollute the environment and line … Read more

Letter to the EPA

Dear Mr. Pruitt, It has come to our attention that a number of other wood-burning furnace manufacturers have petitioned the EPA and congressional members for an additional 3 – 5 years before NSPS Phase 2 (2020) emission mandates are implemented and enforced. Let me make this real clear, we here at Lamppa Manufacturing strongly disagree … Read more

Sauna Talk with Daryl Lamppa, third generation Finnish sauna stove maker

Daryl and Glenn talk about many things, including: What got you interested in how wood burns, and in making sauna stoves? 35 years of tinkering with making a clean burning wood stove. Tower, Minnesota.  February 4, 1996.  -60 f. Daryl thinking “green” before there was the term green. Lamppa Manufacturing:  selling direct to the customer, … Read more