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

...direct air feed from outside. If you have a sealed air feed to a woodstove that provides air from the outside then it will not depressurize your home, it will...

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

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

...direct air feed from the outdoors to the back of the woodstove. A lot of people omit that one crucial feature, and in doing so you will depressurize your home e...

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

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

...direct air feed - but I will also give a couple of suggestions. To operate wood burning stoves correctly, fireplaces and stoves need a supply of air for good ...

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

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

...direct cold air feed from the outside that may help keep the indoor air pressure balanced. Thank you for your response, great information! I looked at th...

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

Does a low radon air reading necessarily = low radon in well water?

...direct feed to your wood stove so it pulls air from the exterior and therefore has nothing to do with depressurizing the interior space. But radon gas is an e...

Posted by Steve Bull Jan. 4, 2020, 1:45 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 5 Responses