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Wood pellet stoves that don't need electric ideal for off grid operation
Wood stove and biomass heat

These wood pellet stoves for off-grid heating don't need electric to operate

...stove you choose to burn in. As for emissions - high-temperature fires produce less airborne particulates than low-temperature fires; EPA-certified wood stoves produce less than un-certified stoves and pellet stoves produce less than EPA-certified wood stoves, they are closer to gas stoves in the emissions they produce...

Off-grid home with solar PV & Battery backup
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Thinking about renewable home energy and a battery backup?

...pellet stoves require power to run a hopper to feed fuel into the fire (with two exceptions) so, outside of the most efficient passively-heated homes, it's really just a traditional wood stove that will save your bacon (or help you cook it) when the power is out. A photovoltaic (PV) solar array that is designed to ru...

Ecohome's Kenogami House 'The Most Resilient Home in North America'
Concept and design

Resilient design features for new home construction

...stove can reduce wood consumption by as much as 2/3rds compared to a conventional wood stove. Solar thermal panels powered by photovoltaics: pumps and fans for hydronic solar panels (liquid) or air solar thermal panels or even air solar heated floor slabs can be powered by a small photovoltaic panel . Heated concrete...

Heating an off-grid home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

OFF GRID LIVING BLOG, PART 4: Off-grid heating systems - lessons learned from our off grid home

...stove, a Jotul F3CB to be precise. It is a relatively small (42,000 btu) high-efficiency stove out of Norway, but it is more than sufficient for our well-insulated home. The stove is located in the open concept upstairs, and in just a few hours it can take the 1000 square foot high ceiling space from sweater temperatur...

The Fun Box
Tiny house

The Fun Box! Solar, wind and human powered luxury living

...stove, refrigerator, coffee maker, tableware. Heating: pellet stove Bathroom facilities: composting toilet, open-air shower, large moveable stainless steel bath. Built in outdoor fireplace on the terrace. Entertainment: human powered television, DVD player and sound system. 15 minutes of pedaling earns you an h...