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How do you use wood boilers for heating your home?

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Connect wood boilers with water radiant systems, forced hot air systems, hydro-air systems or any existing heating system. Wood-heated water or air circulates around the building through insulated pipes. The system passes through a heat exchanger to transfer heat to the rooms.

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How do you use wood boilers for heating your home?
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Wood boilers consist of a firebox, a heat exchanger, a chimney pipe and a water jacket surrounding the firebox. Wood pellets or coal act as the heat source, while insulated pipes guide the heated water or air to the traditional heating systems. An auger connecting the wood storage bin and the boiler feeds pellets automatically, while an ignition element lights the pellets. Wood pellets are cheap, renewable, sustainable and carbon-neutral. Use wood boilers to lessen the environmental effect and save money.

For effective heat transfer and convenience of operation, supply heat to structures from a distance between 30 and 500 feet. Install wood boilers as standalone heat sources, with a backup source or as a secondary heat source. Connecting wood boiler systems to the existing heating systems allows you to operate the normal thermostatic temperature control. Additionally, the system can supply hot water for all domestic use, thus replacing hot water heaters. Connect wood boiler systems to heat any structures including garages, swimming pools, shops, greenhouses and farms.

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