The NCHPBA serves it's members by being a resource for programs and a clearinghouse for information. The Association supports education programs that address technology, administration, sales, health and safety. The Association fosters positive relationships with government officials on the state and local level and promote regulations and legislation that will ensure the livelihood of the members.
National Fireplace Institutes' objective is to increase public safety by establishing meaningful credentials for professionals involved in planning and installing residential hearth appliances and venting systems.
Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) is an international not-for-profit trade association first established in 1980 to represent and promote the interests of the hearth products industry in North America. In 2002, the Hearth Products Association (HPA) merged with the Barbecue Industry Association (BIA) to form HPBA.