Outside air for woodstove
Been woodstove shopping lately and noticed that “outside air” for woodstoves is done in a couple of different ways. The European stoves in general do not seem to have a direct connection for the outside air duct–it’s what the salespeople are calling “proximity” air, meaning a 3″ duct from outside terminates very close to the stove, but does not connect. The American stoves are much more likely to have a direct connection. To me, a direct connection makes perfect sense, whereas the “proximity” air looks like an air leak.
What’s your experience with this?
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