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Best Wood Stove 2014

Burn wood in a wood stove. Don't rely on utility supplies that might go offline or raise their prices anytime they feel like it.

Hot New Wood Stoves: High-Tech & Eco-Friendly

Ever since the first caveman threw a log on the first fire, burning wood for heating and cooking has helped to define human civilization. But wood as a fuel source has some inherent drawbacks, especially the gases, particulate matter and other pollutants produced by burning logs.

EPA proposes restrictions for new wood stoves

The federal Environmental Protection Agency has proposed new standards for wood stoves that would reduce the maximum amount of fine particulate emissions allowed for new stoves sold in 2015 and 2019. Maximum emissions would be reduced by one-third next year and by 80 percent in five years, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.

14 Bright Ideas for a Better Wood Stove

This unit combines the firebox of a traditional stove with the internal stack of a rocket heater. Wood feeds through a horizontal tube into a primary combustion chamber. Hot, turbulent gasses enter a second vertical combustion chamber, after which heat extraction occurs.

The best of the best takes the grand prize at the Wood Stove Decathlon

Tom Morrissey has been designing and building soapstone wood-burning stoves since 1978, so when John Ackerly, Founder and President of the Alliance for Green Heat asked him to design a new stove a year ago he decided that Woodstock Soapstone Company was up to the challenge.