|Statement||by Neil Soderstrom ; drawings by Vantage Art, inc.|
|Series||Popular science skill book|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 199 p. 23 cm.|
|Number of Pages||199|
Get this from a library! Wood heat: a practical guide to heating your home with wood. [Andrew Jones] -- Wood Heat is a comprehensive and practical homeowner's guide to using wood as a reliable source of heat with the latest wood stoves and traditional fireplaces. The book explores the efficiency of. In Wood Heat (Firefly Books, ), author Andrew Jones provides a useful guide to using wood to heat your home. Jones dissects the environmental and economical upsides and downsides of heating. Household Heating Systems: Although several different types of fuels are available to heat our homes, nearly half of us use natural gas. | Source: Buildings Energy Data Book Heating your home uses more energy and costs more money than any other system in your home -- typically making up about 42% of your utility bill. Lastly, wood heat is renewable, and there's something good about knowing that the fuel for your wood heat is growing back on an annual basis. Assumptions in this analysis: cordwood has GJ per cord, pellets have per ton.
Heating Your Home with a Wood Stove A family in main planned their home so efficiently, it takes only one wood-burning stove to warm the entire house. By Stefan Nadzo. Easy to understand, written for guys like us with no engineering PHD other than wood piled higher'n deeper, the author's sense of humor comes across as he tells of ways to get the most from both your wood source and your heating set up. Several different 5/5(2). Get this from a library! Heating your home with wood. [Neil Soderstrom] -- This is an authoritative guide to every facet of using wood to heat your home -- either alone or as a supplement to conventional fuels. It answers the questions in the mind of every homeowner who. Heating Your Home with Wood (Popular Science Skill Bks.) Hardcover – January 1, by Neil Soderstrom (Author) › Visit Amazon's Neil Soderstrom Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central 5/5(2).
This is a pretty good book for someone new to heating with wood, or thinking about using wood to heat. It calls out some pros and cons of each wood heating appliance, points out that many like a traditional fireplace just aren't very efficient, and some of the troubles of dealing with wood such as storing it, keeping it dry, and the costs of buying a cord of wood. Heat Your House with a Wood Stove There's no denying the rustic, romantic appeal of heating with a wood stove. Before you commit, though, do your research and ask whether you're up to the tasks. Other Types of Heating Systems. There are other ways to heat your home or bug out location if you do not want to use a wood-burning stove.. Gasification Boiler: This type of boiler is one that uses wood gasification to heat the home. It happens when your timber or your charcoal is converted into gas. Heating a Two-Story Home With a Wood Stove. Wood stove heat is warm and comfortable. It's affordable, and it can be replenished. It takes more work to heat with wood, but once you use a wood .