Wood Pellets: The Future of Fuel

The pro's and con's of using a pellet stove.

Pellet Fuel
Build a Clean Fire, Pellet-Style: Pellet stoves offer by far the cleanest way to burn wood, emitting an average of 1.2 particulate grams per hour-well below the EPA limit of 7.5 grams. And with several new models offering grid-independence, plus a national bulk distribution system in the works, even the long bemoaned "downsides" to pellets are starting to look up.
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