Wood-Burning Furnace

What do you do when your annual heating bill runs to four figures and you're sitting on 114 partially wooded acres? Simple: Build yourself a wood-burning furance.



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Allan shows us how he plumbed his heavily insulated hot water storage tank to the wood-burning furnace.
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The forced-draft fan provides air to the firebox for near-complete combustion.  
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The "heart" of the system is the furnace itself, which has an incredible 80% efficiency.
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Circulating pumps send water to the three zones of the house.
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