Alternative Heat Source Inc.

Alternative Heat Source is a local, family owned and operated business, started in 2006 by husband and wife team Carl and Kathy Sweezey. What started as a small showroom right off of 302 in Naples has grown to a larger showroom along with a pellet and parts warehouse. Alternative Heat Source offers a well-trained, certified team of technicians who are continually attending industry workshops to expand their knowledge. We feature all the major brands you've been looking for including Majestic, Napolean, Quadra-Fire, Ravelli, Regency, and more!

Our Team

Carl Sweezey

When you visit Alternative Heat Source you will probably meet Carl in the showroom who will be happy to share his 10+ years of experience in the home heating industry to help you find the best heating unit for your home or camp.

Carl is a certified National Fireplace Institute (NFI) Gas and Pellet specialist and holds his Maine State Propane and Natural Gas Technician License.

Kory Sweezey

Kory is often out on the road conducting estimates or leading the install team. 

Kory is an NFI Master Hearth Professional certified in Gas, Pellet, and Wood, holds his Maine State Propane and Natural Gas Technician License, has completed MEMA Technical Education Center's 200 Hour Energy Conservation Technician Basic Training, and the Maine Energy Systems AutoPellet Installation and Operations Course. 

Kyle Sweezey

Kyle is often on the road servicing our products, assisting with installs, or delivering pellets. 

Kyle is a certified NFI Pellet and Wood specialist and holds his Maine State Propane and Natural Gas Technician License.

What We Offer

Financing, Layaway, and Price Matching Available

  • 0% financing for 18 months through Synchrony Bank  
  • Free in-house layaway available 
  • We will match any competitors price on an equal quality product 

Alternative Heat Source is fully insured and licensed by the National Fireplace Institute (NFI)

  • The National Fireplace Institute®, an independent, non-profit certification agency, has created the standard for certification in the hearth industry. Only those who pass a rigorous examination covering fundamentals of proper installation receive NFI Specialist Certification.

Installing Your New Home Heat Source

  • We offer professional in-house installation and service of everything we sell. 
  • Once you decide to purchase a fireplace, insert, or stove from Alternative Heat Source the process goes something like this:
    • An in-home or Facetime estimate to ensure the chosen product will work for your space, or to give you more ideas on appropriate products and proper placement. 
    • Installation typically takes anywhere from a few hours up to a full day or more depending on the product you choose, and the amount of customization desired.
    • Once installed our trained technicians will teach you how to use your new heating unit and help answer any questions.
  • We sell, install, and service our products year-round. If you've been wanting a new heating element in your home, Spring & Summer can be some of the best times for both pricing and faster turn around from the time you pick your unit to the time our team can install it. 

Pipe, Parts, Service, & Heating Accessories

  • Alternative Heat Source stocks parts to service the stoves that we sell.
  • We have most pipe in stock making it more convenient for installs.
  • We also stock, sell, and service parts for other brands such as Englander and Harman.
  • We also sell a variety of heating accessories including ash vacuums, pipe brushes, and more cleaning supplies.

For More Inspiration Visit Our Houzz Site

Houzz helps users find design ideas and products for their home, as well as connects them to area professionals, and shows customer reviews. Our Houzz site has a sampling of projects we have done for a variety of customers over the years.