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Does electricity free pellet stove comes in 23'' or less to fit my wall ?

Is chimney for electricity free pellet stove longer or same as for pellet stove that needs electricity ? Thank you Most wood pellet stoves use electricity ...

Posted by Peter Kutschy April 21, 2020, 3:40 p.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 1 Responses

Is it possible to reconcile installing a wood stove in a airtight, super-insulated house?

I will be building a house in Atlin, BC (zone 3), and was hoping to have a wood stove as back up heat for my hydronic slab on grade in addition to the aethstet...

Posted by rick seward Dec. 23, 2018, 2:49 p.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 1 Responses

How do you stop wood stove smoke from entering a home?

I am very sensitive to dust and smoke. We use a wood stove for winter heat. Just the small amount of smoke from opening the stove door causes throat irritation...

Posted by Don Leaver March 24, 2020, 10:49 a.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 4 Responses

Wood Burning Stove - Do We Need A Cold Air Vent to Safely Operate?

We live in a 1400 sq ft home in the Colorado mountains - elevation 8000 feet. Winters are cold and long here. Our home is all electirc so we want to install a ...

Posted by Regina Vigil Feb. 15, 2021, 3:11 p.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 2 Responses

Can you put a fireplace in a hyper sealed plastic wrapped A rated home?

I want to build a rocket stove, thermal mass couch in my new passive solar home. if I have A hyper sealed, plastic wrapped A rated home and a fireplace or even...

Posted by Kerry Forides Sept. 24, 2020, 2:46 a.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 2 Responses

How do you seal up an old fireplace chimney?

I have an unused fireplace that feeds a lot of cold into the house so I would like to insulate and shut it. How can I do that in way where I may be able to use...

Posted by Gord Nov. 2, 2017, 10:06 a.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 3 Responses