Mt. Vernon AE with Hamer (Elkins) Pellets Optimal Settings

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New Member
Jan 13, 2018
New to the pellet stove world, was sick of $400/month heating bills so decided to take a leap and just got a Mt. Vernon AE Insert installed. It vents out the chimney. I live in about a 2,700 sq. foot 2 story home (no basement) & am looking for the optimal settings that can keep my house hot, while being efficient with my pellet use. I'm burning Hamers from the Elkins mill and have tried manual and auto on the Hardwood setting and now the Sunflower setting. Does anyone have it "dialed in" and would like to share with burning Hamers on the Mt. Vernon and could let me know the:

Fuel Selection
Flame Height
Heat Output (1-5)
Auto or Manual
Elevation Setting