Wood: A Good Alternative For Home Heating?
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The paper discusses how with the rising cost of home heating fuels- including electricity, natural gas and fuel oil, one has to investigate the potential savings of using wood burning equipment to heat a home. The paper provides answers to some questions- including the cost and space needed for wood delivery and storage, health risks and the many years needed for trees to mature.
From the Paper:"The high costs of heating fuel and the uncertainty of whether those costs will go down or up in the future, have made the idea of wood-burning stoves for heating homes a possible alternative. But, there are several questions that need to be answered- is the idea cost-effective? Is it safe? Does wood provide the same amount of heat as fuel oil or natural gas? First of all, of course, is the home to be heated. Given strict ordinances even for working fireplaces in apartment buildings or attached homes, here we shall limit our discussion to individual homes, where heating equipment..."
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