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HEATING VALUE OF COMMON WOOD SPECIES

HEATING VALUE OF COMMON WOOD SPECIES View attachment 165007 Kuuma VaporFire Wood Gasification Furnace – The VaporFire 100 and VaporFire 200 are indoor hot air furnaces designed to eliminate wood smoke, creosote and air pollution at the same time AND provide more heat to your home for each pound of wood burned. Click for info.
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UPGRADING YOUR EXISTING FIREPLACE

Upgrading your Existing Fireplace – Glass Doors, improved dampers, Firebacks and Heat Exchangers can help. Ah, the Fireplace….that icon of luxury and relaxation that represents an escape from the pressures of everyday life. The flickering flames mesmerize and make one forget that most fireplaces add significantly to the cost of home heating! Yes, that big hole in the wall can …
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FIREPLACE INSERTS – A SHORT INTRODUCTION

FIREPLACE INSERTS – A SHORT INTRODUCTION View attachment 164920 Fireplace Insert (Jotul) Introduction If you enjoy using your fireplace but don’t like the associated energy costs, you might want to consider purchasing a fireplace insert. An insert is basically a wood stove designed to fit into a conventional open fireplace. Like wood stoves, new inserts must be EPA certified, making …
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THE BASICS ON HOW TO INSTALL A WOOD BURNING STOVE

Installing a Woodstove – The Basics on How to Install a Wood Burning Stove. . The Chimney * Insulated Metal Chimney * Masonry Chimneys * Installing into an Existing Fireplace or Chimney The Stovepipe * Single Wall Stovepipe * Close Clearance Stovepipe Floor and Wall Protection * Underneath Your Stove * On the Walls Legal Disclaimer – This document is …
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UPGRADING A PRE-FAB OR ZERO CLEARANCE METAL FIREPLACE

Note: The fireplaces being discussed in this article are made of sheet metal and have metal round chimneys. These are known by various names such as: 1. Pre-fab or Prefabricated metal fireplaces. 2. Zero-Clearance or ZC or “0” clearance fireplaces. 3. “Builder Boxes” or similar terms which denote their popularity with home building contractors. Common brand names – with (d) …
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FISHER STOVES INFORMATION HISTORY PARTS AND MORE

isher Stoves were a brand that is credited for starting the modern Airtight and Efficient Woodstove boom. Starting with an plan in Bob Fishers mind, the company expanded to franchisees all over the world and fueled the energy Independence craze during the 1970’s Oil shocks. For the collector or history buff, there is a LOT to know about Fisher Stoves, …