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Heating with wood-- safely

Michael Glover

Heating with wood-- safely

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Published by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stoves, Wood -- Safety measures,
  • Fuelwood -- Safety measures

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLe chauffage au bois en toute sécurité.
    Statementby the Industrialization Forum Team and Michael Glover.
    ContributionsIndustrialization Forum Team., Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30, 34 p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13621253M
    ISBN 10066050247X
    LC Control Number93071444
    OCLC/WorldCa28501099


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The New Woodburner's Handbook is the essential layman's guide to both the latest improvements and the age-old wisdom of heating with wood. Chimney sweep Stephen Bushway presents first-time and long-time woodburners with all the information necessary to heat a home economically and safely, while safeguarding the environment for ourselves and our children/5(6).

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Heating Safety There is something about the winter months and curling up with a good book by the fireplace. But did you know that heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fire deaths. With a few simple safety tips and precautions you can prevent most heating fires from happening.

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* Tom Schmidt is a former Forester for the Nebraska Forest Service. This web page is based partly on a University of Nebraska fact sheet titled "Heating With Wood: Species Characteristics and Volumes". Residential wood burning has been a significant source of domestic heat throughout Canada's history.

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See more ideas about Wood, Wood burning and Picture on wood pins. Both types are always burned with the damper open, but you'll want to keep some important safety tips in mind. Gas fireplaces aren't a solution for a problem chimney.

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