Tag Archives: Log burners
1. Eco awareness
Burning wood is a great source of eco heat, these days people are waking up to the fact that we need to reduce our carbon footprint, and burning wood is a carbon neutral fuel due to the natural cycle of planting and harvesting the trees that we burn.In fact if we were to get technical, the energy efficiency of wood is 0.008kg of carbon per KW compared with 0.198kg for gas, 0.274kg for oil and 0.517kg for electricity.Its also relatively easy to source off cuts being thrown away that would otherwise be left to rot.
When installing a twin wall system you will nearly always want to start from the bottom and from here work your way up, as the straightest way is the most efficient way for a chimney system.
It is important to always calculate the chimney system before you start, this can be done your self or we can do this for you using our twin wall calculation software. Often the most efficient route if the stove is against an external wall is to go out through the wall and straight up and around the soffits.