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Wood is Nature’s Battery

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Storing renewable energy is one of the great challenges of the current age.  Until renewable energy can be stored reliably and in massive quantities, we are not able to relinquish our use of fossil and nuclear fuels.  There is no single energy storage method that can solve all of our needs, though electric batteries hold […]

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Modern Wood Boilers – The Benefits of Batch Burning

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What is a “Modern Wood Boiler”?  Modern wood boilers use sensors, such as oxygen sensors like those found in modern automobile engines, to provide real-time combustion adjustment with separate primary and secondary air controls.  Sometimes these boilers are called “lambda controlled wood boilers”.  Modern wood boilers almost always use induced draft fans rather than forced […]

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Wood Burning is Carbon Neutral

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Wood burning is carbon neutral.  For thousands of years, wood burning has been carbon neutral. Now that we face a climate crisis, some people have concluded that wood burning is no longer carbon neutral.  What changed? Here’s what hasn’t changed:  People believe the science they want to believe.   Some think all forestry is unsustainable.  Other’s […]

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Wood Boilers- Tools of Evolving Man

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A Box of Water with Fire Inside Wood boilers control fire.  It’s an old story.  The ancient people discovered fire.  Hairy the caveman rubbed two sticks together and made an ember.  Hairy controlled his fire by adding the right size wood at the right time. Modern people didn’t like caves or living outside, so they […]