Wood stoves for the future

Arada Farrington wood burning stove

Ireland has a commitment under The National Action Renewable Plan to achieve 12% of heat use from renewable sources. There is a need for policy makers to create incentives if these targets are to be achieved. The use of biomass (wood) in local space heaters will greatly assist in reaching this target.

The area of air emissions from the combustion solid fuel and biomass need also to be addressed. It has been noted that there are concern within the Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment (DCCAE) that promotion of biomass for heating will add to Ireland’s emission levels of particulate matter (PM), organic gaseous compounds (OGCs), carbon monoxide (CO) and nitrogen oxides (NOx).

What is the solution?

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Just what is a wood stove?

My Dad’s favourite silly joke wasimage by adventuretime.wikia.com

Q. What is the difference between a duck?
A. One of its legs is both the same!

This comes to mind everytime I’m asked for advice on stoves.
The first question you need to answer is

Q. What is the difference between a stove?
A. The fuel that you intend to burn.

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I’m Pat and here I will explain the benefits of our products for you, for your home and for the environment.

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As Albert Einstein once famously quoted :

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