Are you sold on alternative heating, excited to get pellet stove to heat your home, and ready to throw your furnace out the window? Wait. Even though heating with renewable energy such as corn or wood pellets is a cost effective and fantastic method of heating your home, you don’t want to throw your furnace […]
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Pellet Furnace Peaks Curiosity of Wisconsin Friends
Nestled in the basement of his single-story ranch house in southeastern Wisconsin, Dean Kieler tops off his Magnum 6500 furnace with wood pellets. The furnace sits near his older, more traditional propane fueled furnace that doesn’t get a lot of “love” these days. It’s the Magnum furnace that gets Dean’s attention and praise. Dean invested […]
The Buzz About Pellet Furnaces
Are you hearing more about pellet furnaces? That’s because the term seems to be gaining traction and people are curious. Some people mistake a pellet stove for a pellet furnace. While pellet stoves can put out as much heat as a traditional furnace, they are actually two different appliances. Others are likely looking for a […]
Can A Pellet Stove Be Hooked to a Thermostat?
Yes, Magnum Countryside and Country Flame furnaces, fireplace inserts, and stoves can be connected to a low voltage or millivolt wall thermostat. The control boards are not designed however to work with an electronic thermostat that requires power from the appliance. When the wall thermostat calls for heat the appliance will go to the heat […]