St. Croix Genuine Stoves

Pellet Stoves, St Croix Blog

RSS Grab St. Croix Genuine Stoves RSS Feed

Homeowners are Choosing Pellet Stoves

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, December 26, 2012

A lot of homeowners are thinking about installing pellet stoves to stay warm this winter, and for good reason: They burn cleanly, produce tons of heat, and require little maintenance. And people who own pellet stoves absolutely love them.

A pellet stoves is a heating appliance that’s similar to a wood stove, but instead of burning firewood, it burns compressed hardwood pellets that are considered carbon-neutral.

Pellet Stoves

Here’s how a pellet stove works: You pour pellets into the storage hopper located at the top. An electric auger delivers the pellets from the hopper to the burn chamber. Sensors within the stove monitor the fuel supply and tell the auger when to drop a new pellet. It will put in just enough pellets to keep the fire burning small but extremely hot. There are never more than a small handful of pellets in the burn chamber at any one time.

A pellet stoves has a combustion blower that pulls outside air into the stove through a fresh-air vent and then blows out smoke and fumes through a stainless-steel exhaust vent. There’s also a convection blower that draws room air into the stove and blows heated air into the room through a series of heat-exchange tubes. The stove will automatically deliver heat, based on the thermostat setting. All you need to do is keep the hopper filled with pellets.

There are two basic types of pellet stoves: freestanding models and pellet stove inserts that fit into existing fireplaces. And while pellet stoves are typically installed as a supplement to the home’s primary heating system, that doesn’t mean they can’t heat your entire home if you want it to.

Pellet stoves burn so hot and clean that there’s very little ash left behind, especially compared with woodstoves. The owner usually has to empty the pellet stove’s ash pan just once a week, even if the stove is used every day. And pellets produce virtually no creosote, which is a major cause of chimney fires.

For more information on pellet stoves and inserts, contact St. Croix Stoves.

Popular Mechanics


Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

 

other articles


    recent posts


    keywords

    advantages of pellet furnaces pellet inserts biofuel pros of pellet stoves wood pellet heating system heating oil prices eco friendly stoves wood pellet stoves multi fuel inserts lower heating bills multi fuel pellets rebates for pellet stoves multi-fuel stoves free standing pellet stoves rebate programs pellet fuel lower home heating costs advantages of pellet stoves $300 tax credits federal tax credit for pellet stoves pellet and multi fuel stoves new pellet stove wood pellet furnaces biomass heating system pellet stove inserts multi fuel options pellet stove inserts, ME pellet heating federal biomass tax credit lower heating costs efficient home heating advantages of multi fuel furnaces multifuel stoves st. croix renewable energy pellet stove incentives, MD pellet stoves and inserts mulit fuel and pellet furnaces making fireplace more efficient pellet furnace technology wood burning stoves supplemental heat update open fireplaces St. Croix Stoves winter heating benefits of pellet stoves alternative to way to heat biomass thermal energy multi fuel and pellet stoves increasing heating prices pellet heat pellet technology heating with corn pellet furnace rebate programs lowering heating bills multil fuel furnaces lower energy bills advantages of multi fuel stoves pellet stoves or wood stoves pellet heat compared to oil heat heating with pellet stoves new furnace multi fuel furnaces wood pellets multi-fuel furnaces pellet and multi fuel furnaces alternative ways to heat a home mlti fuel stoves heat home more efficiently heating with biomass pellet stoves, ME pellet stove maintenance alternative to oil heat lower home heating bills fireplace inserts heat with corn pellet stoves compared to wood stoves heating with multi-fuel furnaces home heating green heat biomass advantages of multi-fuel furnaces furnaces increasing fossil fuel prices pellet fireplace inserts multi-fuel wood pellet stoves mult-fuel furnaces st croix stoves clean burning heat home heating bills pellet stove rebates, MD buy pellet stoves pellet stoves vs wood stoves alternative heating save money on heating bills multi fuel stioves and inserts pellet fueled furnace pellet stove rebate program, ME pellet stoves, MD alternative heat federal tax credit biomass heat pellet stove rebates, ME multi fuel heating system multi fuel stoves pellet stoves and furnaces alternative home heating pellet stove replacement program, ME mulit fuel furnaces new pellet stoves, MD pellet stoves St. Croix Pellet Stoves pellets supplement heating system stove inserts pellet furnaces for apartments multil fuel stoves renewable heat replace oil furnaces heating with pellets pellet furnaces
    Copyright ©2017, St. Croix Genuine Stoves. All Rights Reserved.
    520 E Avenue NW Cedar Rapids, IA 52405

    Digital Marketing Solution by WSI Pro Marketing