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The Woodburner S Companion

Author : Dirk Thomas
ISBN : CORNELL:31924084899289
Genre : House & Home
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Dirk Thomas, experienced woodburner and chimney sweep, is the perfect guide to the ins and outs of the many ways available to burn wood for heat. He discusses the fuel value of various woods, how to buy firewood and get the most heat from it, the environmental impact of woodburning and a variety of chimney and flue arrangements. Throughout, the emphasis is on woodburning safety. Even knowledgeable woodburners will gain from his detailed descriptions of woodburning installations, which are.
Category: House & Home

Wood Pellet Heating Systems

Author : Dilwyn Jenkins
ISBN : 9781849774963
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 68.39 MB
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Wood Pellet Heating Systems is a comprehensive handbook covering all aspects of wood pellet heating technology. The use of wood pellets as an alternative heating fuel is already well established in several countries and is becoming widespread as fossil fuel prices continue to rise and awareness of climate change grows. Wood pellets are a carbon-neutral technology, convenient to use, and can easily be integrated into existing central heating systems or used in independent space heaters. This fully-illustrated and easy-to-follow guide shows how wood-pellet heating works, the different types of systemsaOCo from small living room stove systems to larger central heating systems for institutionsaOCo how they are installed, and even how wood pellets are manufactured. Featuring examples from around the world, it has been written for heating engineers and plumbers who are interested in installing systems, home owners and building managers who are considering purchasing a system, advanced DIYers, building engineers and architects, but will be of interest to anyone who requires a clear guide to wood pellet technology.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Wood Heat

Author : Andrew Jones
ISBN : 1770852999
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 30.33 MB
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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 wood compared to other fuels, the environmental impacts of various fuel types as well as sustainability issues that have led to so many adopting a wood-burning lifestyle.
Category: House & Home

Natural Home Heating

Author : Greg Pahl
ISBN : 9781603581561
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 73.12 MB
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Category: Technology & Engineering

Use Of Wood Energy For Lumber Drying And Community Heating In Southeast Alaska

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ISBN : MINN:31951D029886981
Genre : Fuelwood
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The inadequate transportation infrastructure and undeveloped markets for sawmill residues in southeast Alaska are among the factors that limit the use of this forest resource. This study considers the potential use of sawmill residues to supply two bioenergy systems that would produce thermal energy for (1) community heating and (2) a lumber dry kiln in Hoonah, Alaska. The proposed community heating system would be a direct combustion system, burning approximately 1,450 green tons (1.315 green metric kilotons) of wood fuel per year to provide heating for seven centrally located buildings in Hoonah. Additional sawmill residues would be used in another system to provide process heat for a proposed 25,000 board foot (41.3 m3) dry kiln. The Hoonah sawmill typically produces as much as 5 million board feet (8,255 m3) of lumber per year, primarily from western hemlock and Sitka spruce. The processing of this amount of lumber would result in an adequate volume of residue to provide a fuel source for the heating requirements of the proposed projects. Wood residue from the sawmill is assumed to be available at no cost other than for transportation. Use of wood fuel for community heating would save an estimated 65,000 gallons (2.47 kL) of heating oil per year. Avoided fuel costs would be approximately $91,500 per year based on No. 2 fuel oil at a market price of $1.40 per gallon ($0.37 per liter). Based on a project life of 25 years and a contingency rate of 25%, the expected after-tax internal rate of return (IRR) for the community heating portion of the project is 29.6%. Total installed costs for the 1,195,000 Btu/h (350 kWthermal) community heating system, including distribution piping and its installation and backup oil systems, are estimated to be $631,000. For the lumber dry kiln, in the second heat-generating system, economic results were less favorable, with expected energy savings of $82,900 per year and an after-tax IRR of 24.1% (also assuming 25% contingency). Estimated installed cost of the 1,536,000 Btu/h (450 kWthermal) dry kiln system with a backup oil system is $513,800.
Category: Fuelwood

Estimating Effective Heating Value Of Wood Or Bark Fuels At Various Moisture Contents

Author : Peter J. Ince
ISBN : MINN:31951D02988582K
Genre : Bark as fuel
File Size : 68.56 MB
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A procedure for estimating effective heating value of wood or bark fuels at various moisture contents is explained; the general aspects of the procedure have been used for decades. This work should serve as a ready reference and review for anyone unfamiliar with the estimation procedure.
Category: Bark as fuel

Wood For Home Heating

Author : Gordon Cunningham
ISBN : WISC:89119923415
Genre : Fuelwood cutting
File Size : 28.83 MB
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Category: Fuelwood cutting

Heating With Wood

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ISBN : 0884210774
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 39.24 MB
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Category: Architecture