Now is the time to make sure your pellet stove is running in top shape and ready for the season ahead. Is your pellet stove auger not turning? If you have questions about your auger or it’s not functioning as it should, you have some very good online resources for getting all your questions answered about […]
How Much Electricity Does It Take to Run My Stove ?
Electricity is measured in kilowatts (kw) and a kilowatt is 1,000 watts and usually costs between six and tens cents per hour. In some areas like California the rates will be higher and in areas with hydroelectric power the rates can be lower, but the average is eight cents per hour per kw in the […]
Nuts and Bolts of Corn Stoves: What is a Klinker
3 Summertime Actions to Increase Heat Efficiency Later
It’s summer and you’re likely not thinking about heating your home. As you work on projects around your home and yard there are three things you can do to increase heat efficiency and appliance performance later. Depending on the type of renewable heating appliance you use, consider these three actions: Pellet stoves and pellet fireplaces […]
A Pellet Stove to Heat Your Home
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 […]