2010 Census Shows Wood is Fastest Growing Heating Fuel in U.S.
Rural low-income families the new growth leaders in renewable energy production
October 10, 2011 – Recently released US Census figures show the number of households heating with wood grew 34% between 2000 and 2010, faster than any other heating fuel. Electricity showed the second fastest growth, with a 24% increase over the last decade.read more
How to Prevent a Chimney Fire
Your chimney sweep is dedicated to preventing a chimney fire in your home. Trained technicians inspect your chimney system, making sure it is ready to handle the use cold weather brings. By having your chimney inspected and cleaned on a regular basis you can reduce your risk of a chimney fire.read more
The Benefits of a Chimney Liner
I recently read some comments from homeowners about what a difference it made when they got their chimney relined.read more
Ten “Green” Reasons to Heat with Wood
1. It’s a renewable energy resource
Renewable means you don’t run out. Renewable means you don’t deplete the
earth’s resources. Wood is energy from the sun, stored by the tree as it grows.
When you burn wood you are releasing this stored energy. In the dark of winter,
it’s like having a bit of summer sun on your hearth. As long as its sustainably
harvested, forests are managed to increase their carbon stocks and we do not
take more than we are re-growing, wood heat is renewable.
A UL-Listed Insulation That Doesn’t Work
Being in the chimney business for over 20 years has allowed me to witness most kinds of installations and repairs. As in any construction, there are right ways to do things, and there are shortcuts in which some choose to take.read more
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