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 Vapor-Fire 100

1.12.21 Purchased 3/25/2014 to heat my house of 3000 sq ft. No more chimney fires, on the roof cleaning chimney, burns less wood extremely safe. It is a win-win. Thank you, Daryl. Hank S Livingston Manor, NY

Scott Cross Kuuma Sauna – Alaska

3/3/2020 We live three miles from the closest road near the historic Treadwell mining district in Alaska. On our walks on the beach to town, we see the remains of stamp mills, steam engines, Pelton wheels, and all manner of machines, most of them more than 100 years old! I’m always amazed thinking of the … Read more

Kuuma Vapor-Fire 100 Review 11.26.18

11.26.18 My wife and I purchased. A Vaporfire 100 last December and started using it the first week of January earlier this year (2018).  I just got home from work it is 12 outside and 70 inside.  The furnace was filled at 7 am it’s 4:30 pm now.  The heat setting on the furnace is … 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