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Make sure you have enough chimney

A rule of thumb for determining how much chimney you need for proper woodstove performance is…

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Viessmann Vitodens 200 Boiler

Twin Vitodens 200 Boiler Installation

Viessmann Vitodens 200 Boiler

Frequently Asked QUESTIONS

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At what temperatue does a heat pump become ineffective?

Air source heat pumps are dependant on outside air temperature and become less efficient as the temperature drops. We recommend -10C as a set point where the heat pump should default to a backup heat source

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Pellet Stove FAQs

There are a lot of different kinds of pellets, which are best?

Pellets, like conventional wood, differ in variety and some wood species perform better than others. It has been our experience that burning premium grade pellets, like fir, provide for more heat, less ash and less sooting due to moisture content. Though they tend to be more expensive they will most likely save you money in the long run as you will require less fuel and maintenance

Pellet or Wood - Which is Better?

Pellet stoves are essentially forced air space heaters and require electricity; Wood stoves are radiant/convection heaters and do not. Both wood stoves and pellet stoves work much better when installed with the intent to heat the floors space in which they are located but the wood stove tends to be far more common as a whole house heating appliance due to its heating properties