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 […]
Quick Question: Can any pellet stove burn corn?
What Does LEED Mean?
You can’t turn on a television, read a newspaper, or surf the Internet without running into buzz words like LEED and GREEN. While “green” has already worked its way into our daily lives and conversations, some people are left puzzled by the term “LEED.” What does LEED mean for the alternative heat industry? The question of LEED […]
Pellet Stove Safety and Maintenance
From the Corn Field to Your Corn Stove
Many people who own corn stoves or who are considering buying a corn stove ask this question: Can I buy corn directly, in bulk, from a farmer? Farming is the backbone of America, and many people view buying corn directly from farmers as a way to support the industry, spend money locally, and save money by buying […]