Burning softwood / Guides

Choosing the right firewood
Wood stove and biomass heat

Burning the right firewood for maximum heat output and minimum environmental impact

...burning, or which wood burns the hottest as a home heat source in a wood-burning stove or fireplace, remember this: First rule for wood burning? Make sure i...

High efficiency fireplaces and how to choose one
Wood stove and biomass heat

Choosing the right wood-burning stove or fireplace for both heat output & the environment

...Burning wood releases carbon, but only about 20% more than if you leave a tree to rot on the forest floor. That isn't to suggest that burning wood as a heatin...