Schedule of events
Updated September 2018
The 2018 Wood Stove Design Challenge
is a showcase and competition for advanced wood
stoves with automated features and/or stoves that make electricity. It is open to the public
from Friday Nov. 9 to Tuesday Nov. 13, rain, shine or snow.
Location: On the National Mall, at 1160 Jefferson Drive, SW, Washington DC near the
Smithsonian metro stop. Orange and Blue lines trains stop at Smithsonian metro station.
|Friday, Nov. 9
||Open - 3:30 5:30. Guided tour at 4:00.|
|Saturday, Nov. 10
||Open - 10:00 4:30. Guided tours at 12:00, 2:00 and 4:00|
10:30: demonstration of the Integrated Duty Cycle test protocol
1:30: demonstration of an electrostatic precipitator on a wood stove
|Sunday, Nov. 11
||Open - 10:00 4:30.|
Guided tours at 10:15, 12:00, 2:00 and 4:00
|Monday, Nov. 12
||Open - 10:00 4:30. |
Guided tours at 10:15,12:00, 2:00 and 4:00
|Tuesday, Nov. 13
||Open - 10:00 4:00.|
Guided tours at 10:15 and 12:00
2:30 - 3:30 Announcement of winners at Award Ceremony
What is there to see?
12 next generation wood and pellet stoves, equipped with sensors, on-board
computers, wi-fi capability and stoves that produce electricity. Some stoves are already
or about to be on the market and others are prototypes. Read blogs about the stoves
- demonstrations of advanced stove testing equipment,
a stove outfitted with an electrostatic precipitator (ESP) from Oekosolve, a traditional Tulikivi masonry heater, and solar panels from Edge Energy to compare electricity output to thermoelectric wood and pellet stoves.
- Visitors can also learn about installing and maintaining wood stoves, pairing stoves with
solar PV, buying firewood, etc.
There will be regular guided tours and groups of 4 or more can arrange a private tour. There
will also be an educational area with exhibits, demonstrations and information. A panel of
will be testing and assessing the stoves.
For more info