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Understanding Wood Boiler Efficiency and EPA Ratings

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When it comes to wood boiler efficiency, too many are “high efficiency” boilers.  How could practically all wood boilers be considered highly efficient?  Is the term meaningless?  Even informed buyers must find the landscape very confusing.  One might think that a government website could help solve the confusion.  However, even the EPA site listing approved […]

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Wood Energy FAQs

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Tarm Biomass sells a broad mix of heating boilers that use diverse forms of wood fuel.  We decided to make a simple wood fuel guide that contains frequently asked questions about wood energy.  To start with, wood energy is measured in British Thermal Units or BTUs.  A BTU is the amount of energy required to […]

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Modern Wood Heat vs. Cold Climate Heat Pumps, Which is Better?

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Climate change and environmental concerns drive many of today’s consumer decisions. One of the biggest environmental decisions homeowners can make is how to heat. Tucked away in basements and utility rooms, boilers and furnaces are quietly emitting about 75% of household carbon dioxide emissions. Making large reductions in household carbon footprints, therefore, requires de-fossilizing home […]