Area of action
Small-scale domestic heating
Small-scale domestic heating has been estimated to be the most important source of BC-related problems in the Arctic in 2010 (Sand et al. 2016).
Information on the benefits and techniques of “burn right”View Action
Economic incentives to replace old and inefficient wood burning equipment and appliances fuelled by oil or hard coalView Action
Economic incentives coupled with information.View Action
Energy efficiency improvementsView Action
Disincentivise the second-hand market for wood burning equipment that does not meet requirements for new stoves and boilersView Action
Disincentivise the use of stoves and boilers that do not meet (national) requirementsView Action
There are six actions identified within the Area of action Small-scale domestic heating. Common themes, for the actions aiming at reducing black carbon emissions are improved operational behaviour when burning wood (information, education), and accelerated deployment of cleaner and more efficient heating sources (promote modern technologies and energy efficiency actions). The latter may also include technology development in local district heating networks.