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The Rocket Mass Heater Builder's Guide Complete Step-by-Step Construction | PDF

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Author(s):
Erica Wisner, Ernie Wisner
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New Society Publishers
ISBN-10:
0865718237
ISBN-13:
9780865718234
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The Rocket Mass Heater Builder's Guide Complete Step-by-Step Construction

Format: PDF eTextbooks
ISBN-13: 9780865718234
ISBN-10: 0865718237
Delivery: Instant Download
Authors: Erica Wisner, Ernie Wisner
Publisher: New Society Publishers

Home heating that's safe, clean, efficient, and uses 70 to 90 percent less fuel than a typical woodstove

Heating with wood is often considered a natural and economical alternative to electricity or fossil fuels. However, even with a fairly new and efficient woodstove, many cords of wood are required for burning over the course of a single winter, and incomplete combustion can contribute to poor air quality. A rocket mass heater is an earthen masonry heating system which provides clean, safe and efficient warmth for your home, all while using 70-90% less fuel than a traditional woodstove.

These unique and beautiful installations provide luxurious comfort year-round. In cold weather a few hours of clean, hot burning can provide 20 or more hours of steady warmth, while the unit's large thermal mass acts as a heat sink, cooling your home on sizzling summer days. Packed with hard-to-find information, The Rocket Mass Heater Builder's Guide includes:

  • Comprehensive design, construction and installation instructions combined with detailed maintenance and troubleshooting advice
  • Brick-by-brick layouts, diagrams, and architectural plans augmented with detailed parts drawings and photographs for clarity
  • Relevant and up-to-date code information and standards to help you navigate the approval process with local building departments.

Earthen masonry heating systems are well-suited for natural and conventional builders alike. A super-efficient, wood-burning, rocket mass heater can help you dramatically reduce your energy costs while enhancing the beauty, value and comfort of your home.