Looking for recommendations indoor wood boiler

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May 2, 2023
Hi everyone!

For the past 8 years we have been heating our 2600 sq ft. home with a wood/coal boiler, fuel oil backup. Until Valentines day this was working ok right up until we had a bad chimney fire. We have decided that we will be replacing that system, relocating it closer to the chimney, but now very confused about the EPA standards and what is allowed to be inside. Originally looking at the Wood Gun but spending 20k - 25k is quite a bit over what we wanted to spend. We love burning wood however it would take me 20 yrs or more to recoup that expense. Are there any affordable indoor wood boilers that pass the EPA guidelines? EKO? Our other option is to look at giving up wood all together and go with fuel oil or propane. Any insight on systems that we can install inside would be greatly appreciated. Outdoor burner is not an option.


Minister of Fire
Aug 21, 2013
NE Ohio
Boiler only?
Do you have HVAC ducts?
If so, the Kuuma VF100 forced air wood gasification furnace would take care of that chimney/creosote problem for ya...and even if you don't, one could get some simple ductwork installed and still be half of the boiler quote.
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Minister of Fire
Sep 15, 2011
Nova Scotia
You'll have to define what affordable is.

There is no cheap solution in todays world unless you try to DIY something with a used boiler. Which I don't think I'd recommend. Ifyour user name indicates Pennsylvania, check out Smokeless Heat. In Lebanon. Well, maybe check them out anyway regardless.
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