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Old 01-14-2013, 10:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Decoligny View Post
Do not know how much room you have in your home, or whether you are in an are where burning wood is an option. If you have the room and can burn wood, check out building a rocket mass heater. They burn efficiently, and don't spew heat out of a chimney. The exhaust is only slightly above room temperature. They take about 1/10 the amount of wood as a wood stove to heat a house. The heat is stored in a thermal mass and is slowly released over a period of about 24 hours.
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