Best time to buy insert for 2021 season

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New Member
Nov 27, 2020
Pocono Lake, PA
Have a lot of seasoned cord wood On my property, so made decision around Xmas time to install an insert into existing fireplace. The Vermont castings Montpelier seemed to be one of a small number of choices carried by qualified installers here in NJ that meets new emissikns but Covid back orders took us to March. So decided to wait til this summer, which is now So 3 questions I’m looking for advice on before pulling the trigger:
Any new emissions compliant products I should wait for this year that are not “out” yet, and if so, when is the soonest they become available?
Any wood burning inserts meet the 2021 epa tax credit or just free standing stoves?

chinney is 25 ft so I’m a bit worried about the new stoves burning hot, so if anyone knows a good installer in NJ that can put the plate in, and maybe even rig an adjustable inlet, that would be great.


Staff member
Nov 18, 2005
South Puget Sound, WA
Blaze King inserts meet the 75% threshold for the tax credit.
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Staff member
Jan 14, 2014
central pa
So do some of the regency inserts