Chimney

CHIMNEYS – AN UNEXACT SCIENCE

Chimneys—An unexact science ! Did You Know that a adequate chimney is actually more important for successful wood burning than a good stove or fireplace? In other words it would be better to have a good chimney and a poor stove than the opposite. As the title implies, chimneys are an unexact science. The intent of this paper is to …
General

BURN WOOD AND FEEL GOOD!

THE REAL WOOD FIRENATURALRENEWABLEBEAUTIFUL FEEL GOOD – CHOOSE WOOD A real wood fire satisfies like no imitation can. Each fire is unique, following its random path from lit kindling to dramatic flames to red coals. The soft glow of the fire creates a memorable setting for intimate conversation. It’s the place where family and friends gather. Gazing into the fire …
ConservationGeneral

CLEARING THE AIR ABOUT WOOD HEATING

Please Note: This brochure was originally published by Tri-Lane Distributing Ltd. of Tottenham, Ontario, Canada to help its dealers clear up some misconceptions about wood energy.© 1995 Tri-Lane Distributing Ltd. Produced for Tri-Lane and adapted for viewing here by Gulland Associates Inc. Does heating with wood cause global warming ? What about local air quality ? Does wood heating harm …
Conservation

SHOULD OPEN FIREPLACES BE ILLEGAL

Should Fireplaces be illegal ? Editors Note: The following article is reprinted (with permission) from Home Energy Magazine, which is an energy publication for professionals. It is somewhat technical, but very readable and accurate. As a member of the Industry for 17 years, I personally think that inefficient, open fireplaces SHOULD be against building codes. A building Inspector would refuse …
Wood - Fuel

WOOD HEAT SAFETY IN AN EMERGENCY

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and the Canadian wood heat industry have teamed up to prepare this list of important safety tips for people using a wood stove or fireplace for emergency heating during the power interruption. Webmasters Note: Although some of the information is Canadian-Specific, the following should help anyone who might find themselves in a similar emergency situation. …