With energy prices higher than ever, making your home as energy efficient as possible can save you serious money and ensure you stay warm for less. There are several varieties of heating appliances that human beings use to heat their house – either as a primary source of heat, as supplemental heat, or just for ambiance. You can choose one which is the most suitable one for your house design and your own condition. These include:

Wood burning stoves - Wood buring stoves will be the good assistant in the cold winter. Not only they are the cost effective way to warm your home, but make your home carbon neutral.

Multifuel stoves - Multi fuel stoves are ideal for staying warm all over the night, since they offer you more heat than wood burning stoves and burns much slower. Wood, coal and even peat can be the choice of fuels, which of them are cheap. As to how to use and more information about multifuel stove, you can read here,

http://www.astove.co.uk/blog/know-more-about-multifuel-stoves/

Solid fuel stoves --- Solid fuel stoves are a little similar to multifuel stoves in the aspect of fuels usage.

Electric stoves --- The biggest advantage of electric fires comes from portability, which can be easily moved at home, even taken with you. Electric fires have no chimney and don't require installation.

Boiler stoves --- Boiler stoves can offer not only heat for your room, but also hot water, very right in the cold winter.

Gas stoves --- Usually, for the reason that gas is clean, efficient, quiet, and without smell and storage, gas stoves are popular among people in the UK.

Fireplaces --- To know more, you can view here, http://www.astove.co.uk/blog/bioethanol-fireplace-usage-and-safety-instructions/

Fire pits --- Outdoor fire pits are ideal for parties, BBQ's, camping trips, garden rubbish or even a smoker's corner.

Chimineas --- Chimineas are wonderful additions to the living space of the outdoors, and portable and slender fireplaces which are becoming increasingly popular. It conducts heat very well and will keep you warm and cosy for many hours.

 

Eventually, I want to tell you a piece of news that nowadays, there's a rule about emission limits for cast iron stoves. The internal design of stoves has changed whole since the EPA issued standards of performance for new wood burners in 1988. EPA's mandatory smoke emission limit for wood stoves is 7.5 grams of smoke per hour (g/h) for non-catalytic stoves and 4.1 g/h for catalytic stoves. Nowadays, the majority of stove manufacturers have improved their combustion technologies over the years, and now some newer stoves have certified emissions in the 1 to 4 g/h range. When comparing models, look for the EPA white label on the stove - a lower g/h rating means a cleaner, more efficient wood stove.

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