Green wood chips or dry wood chips, what is the right choice?

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Green wood chips or dry wood chips, what is the best fuel for heating boilers? Generally the answer depends upon scale.  Green wood chip boilers and fuel handling systems require more infrastructure, which means both a larger investment and larger requirements for floor space.  Green wood chips do not require as much processing and handling […]

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A “Climate Emergency” Does not Make Heating with Wood Less Sustainable

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Using wood for heating is not only smart carbon policy, but should also become an essential component of pro-forestation land management. Some believe the countdown timer on a 10 year planetary climate time bomb has begun.  They believe we have ten years to figure out how to clip the carbon “wires” or human-induced carbon emissions […]

Over-Heat Dump Zones for Solid Fuel Hot Water Boilers

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All Solid fuel hot water boilers must be installed with an ability to shed heat with or without the benefit of electrical power.   In the unusual event a boiler exceeds its set-point temperature and the temperature is continuing to climb, an over-heat dump zone may be the only means for preventing the boiler from making […]

Wood Burning is Carbon Neutral

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Wood burning is carbon neutral.  For thousands of years, wood burning has been carbon neutral. Now that we face a climate crisis, some people have concluded that wood burning is no longer carbon neutral.  What changed? Here’s what hasn’t changed:  People believe the science they want to believe.   Some think all forestry is unsustainable.  Other’s […]