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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 […]

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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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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 […]