|If you are looking for
information Wood Pellets or Wood Chip Pellets for your new Wood
burning stove or Boiler this is the place.
Alternatively you might be looking for information on Green
Energy or Renewable Energy. Again, this is certainly
the place to be. We have gathered together some facts
figures and information for you and trust it will meet with
Gone are the days when those of us who decided to use an alternative
to oil were labelled cranks and tree huggers. It is
now globally recognised that oil is going to become more and
more expensive as it becomes more and more scarce over the
next few decades, until it eventually runs out. And while we continue to use oil, we are causing untold
damage to the environment and contributing hugely to Climate
Change and Global Warming.
Wikipedia defines Green energy thus: 'Green
Energy is a term describing what is considered to
friendly, typically non-polluting,
sources of power and energy,
some sources may use it interchangeably with renewable
Some will tell you that it is a shame to cut down
trees. But, consider this: Wood is a renewable
energy source. Wood is manageable and clean.
While growing, trees absorb and filter far more carbon that
they emit when burning! What a perfect fuel!
Wood burning Stoves are traditional, aesthetically
pleasing, and have been the heart of many a home for many
generations. A stove is a term that is used to
describe any fireplace that is enclosed and usually made of
iron or steel. They are much more efficient that open
fireplaces. Stoves can be used simply for heating a
room or for cooking as well.
It is becoming difficult to access wood for burning these
days so enterprising landowners are rising to the challenge
and are producing wood pellets. These pellets are
often of willow which is quick growing, easily harvested and
stored and is renewable.
Chip or pellet boilers can also be used to heat water to
heat you home. These pellet boilers can be totally
automatic with a regulated feed system, they are highly
efficient and they are self cleaning.
Always have your Wood chip boiler fitted by qualified
tradesmen. The flue has to be insulated and above the
eaves of your house. It must also be kept clear of any
You will have to consider the matter of storage and be
certain that your supplier can keep you supplied even in
busy periods. It's a good idea to get in more stock
than you are going to need and provided it's stored in a dry
shed you should be secure in your fuel needs for several