The burning of wood makes sound environmental sense whereas fossil fuel energy reserves such as oil, gas and coal are finite and their use causes climate change. A healthy tree produces oxygen by absorbing carbon dioxide from the air. During the combustion process, the wood will produce the same amount of carbon dioxide as it absorbed during its growth, meaning that the process is wholly carbon neutral. Burning wood will also produce no more carbon dioxide than would be released by a tree that is left to decay naturally.
Efective source of heat
An open fire loses a substantial proportion of the heat that it generates through the chimney and pulls large volumes of air out of the room. When an open fire isn’t in use it continues to draw air up the chimney draining warmth from the home and creating draughts. By contrast a stove is capable of achieving an efficiency rating of up to 85% when in use, eliminating the heat loss that results from an open fireplace and when not in use, it will prevent heat from escaping up the chimney.
Economical and beautiful
Traditional energy sources can no longer be relied on to provide a stable and fairly priced supply. Using a wood stove to heat a room offers the opportunity to exercise some degree of indepe-ndence from the large utilities and to benefit from a heat source that can be far more economical. Heating your home with a stove will provide warmth that no other energy source can equal. The flame patterns that a stove will create are captivating, constantly changing and will bring a welcoming and heart warming presence to any room.