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Heating System Safety In Cold Weather

Most house fires occur during cold weather, when wood stoves are cranked up and portable electric space heaters are brought out of the basement and plugged in

Posted on Jan 9 2014 by Alex Wilson

The morning paper had yet another story about a destructive house fire — fortunately no fatalities (this time*), but the total loss of another home and another family’s belongings. And like many others, the culprit appears to have been the wood stove.

So many of the home fires we experience in Vermont result from trying to keep warm. Some have to do with faulty installation of wood heating equipment; many others result from improper operation of that equipment or management of the ash.


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  1. Alex Wilson
  2. Vermont Castings

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Masonry Heaters Burn Hot and Clean

If you have a large house and you want to heat with wood, you might consider building a Russian-style masonry wood stove

Posted on Nov 1 2012 by Alex Wilson

Over the past two weeks I’ve written about wood stoves and pellet heating. This week I’ll focus on another way to burn wood cleanly and efficiently: using a masonry heater.


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  1. Tulikivi
  2. Masonry Heater Association of North America

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