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A good example of what NOT to listen to!
This is promoting the release of toxins that surround and enter every home in its path!
Just imagine burning animal waste along with the already toxic wood!!!
Excerpted from: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Environmentandgreenerliving/Energyandwatersaving/Renewableandlowcarbonenergy/DG_072634
What it is
Bio-energy uses biomass (organic matter) to generate energy; wood-burning stoves are an example of this. Biomass absorbs carbon dioxide (CO2) as it grows, which balances out the CO2 it releases when burned.
This is known as a carbon neutral process.
The two main categories of biomass are:
In homes, people usually use
wood pellets, wood chips and
How it works
The main ways to heat a home using biomass are stand-alone stoves and boilers.
Stand-alone stoves heat a single room using logs or pellets. Generally they are six to 12kW in output and some models can be fitted with a back boiler to heat water.
Boilers connect to central
heating and hot water systems.
They are suitable for pellets,
logs or chips and are usually
larger than 15kW.
What you need to consider