Hi all. New to the forum. I've been trying to find information online and haven't been successful so wanted to see if anyone here as some input: We are in the process of installing solar in our home and replacing our old mid-70's Buck Stove due to age, inefficiency and the back of it buckling. We want to find an insert that has a blower/fan(s) that will use less than 50-60 watts per hour and that we can turn off or unplug if we need to depending on how much power is left in our battery bank. We want to keep the daily blower watt usage under 1500w. We want a non-cat insert. I like the hardiness of the Buck Stove, the ease, etc. I called a shop near us and the salesman is still looking through his inventory. He'd not been asked for this info before. The Buck 74 we were looking at uses 126.5 watts. Way too much. There isn't a lot of watt usage online available from all the different makers. So far, the only unit we've found is the Napoleon 1101 that has one fan in it that uses 46 watts. We'd like to be able to get at least a couple of options before going with that one. If we absolutely had to, we'd go with a freestanding stove but it will stick out oddly in front of the fp. With going solar, we're not going to be able to use fans much to move the heat around. The thermal fans I've read about that can go on a freestanding stove don't appear to work with inserts. Wish someone would make an insert with a heat powered fan. Thanks everyone-looking forward to your input.