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Stoves Are Us blog posts about environmental aspects of stoves such as air quality and carbon footprints

Floating Eco Home with Woodburner

Woodburners are a popular way of heating narrow boats, and are also common components in heating systems for eco homes. However, we don’t often hear about narrow boats being turned into eco homes. The Telegraph recently carried the story of … Continue reading

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Clean Burning Stoves Help Indian Tigers

News coverage and discussion of clean burning wood stoves tends to focus on their environmental and financial impact – improvement of air quality through reduced emissions, carbon footprint management and money saved through increased fuel economy. But there is another … Continue reading

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More UK Wood Fuel to Meet Rising Demand from Stove Owners

The Forestry Commission recently unveiled its Woodfuel Implementation Plan 2011-2014, aiming to boost the UK wood fuel industry. This will ensure that affordable firewood is available to people switching to wood-fired stoves for environmental and financial reasons. Woodfuel Implementation Plan The … Continue reading

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United Nations Says Clean Burning Stoves Help Fight Global Warming

A recently released U.N. report outlines a range of 16 measures, including use of cleaner burning wood stoves, which can limit release of greenhouse gases such as “black carbon” into the atmosphere. This would help the world achieve the goal … Continue reading

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How a Wood Burning Stove Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Shopping for a wood burning stove can be hard work. As well as practical, financial and aesthetic considerations, many people wonder about the impact of their choice of heating appliance on the environment. This post explains what a carbon footprint is, … Continue reading

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Kirklees & Calderdale – Smoke Complaints Rise

Residents using wood burning stoves have prompted a rise in complaints about smoke pollution in Huddersfield. As wood-burning stoves become more popular, both Kirklees and Calderdale councils have reported a “steady increase” in complaints about illegal burning of wood. Now … Continue reading

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