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BTU ratings on a pellet stove

Post in 'The Hearth Room - Wood Stoves and Fireplaces' started by moralleper, Nov 28, 2006.

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  1. moralleper

    moralleper New Member

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    When a stove manufacture says that a stove is 40,000 btus/hour is that before or after you take the 81% efficiency into account? so is a 40K stove actually 32.4K?

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  2. Shane

    Shane Minister of Fire

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    Exactly. The Btu's are input btu's.
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