Living green means something different to different people. Some people are making significant changes in their lives, while others are slowly taking steps to reduce their carbon footprint (and learning what that means). However, living more green does not need to be difficult. There are things individuals and families can do, while helping kids learn […]
Green Living with Pellet Stove Heat
Did you see us, American Energy Systems, on “Designing Spaces” which aired on Lifetime? “Designing Spaces’ Think Green believes it is time we take care of Planet Earth” and we couldn’t agree more! Learn more about green living and watch the episode now. Here is the episode on YouTube! Don’t forget to post this video […]
Stove Auger Not Turning?
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 […]
What are Wood Pellets?
You hear so much today about biomass and flex-fuel stoves that are able to burn a variety of renewable fuel sources, but have you ever wondered how wood pellets fit into this mix? Maybe you are wondering What wood pellets? What are theye made out of? Where the wood comes from? Does the formation of wood pellets harm trees […]
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 […]