Everything you need to know about the green credentials, the preparation, storing and how to buy wood products or logs as a fuel.
Outlines the environmental benefits of using wood as a Sustainable Fuel, identifies the available different wood fuels in the UK before discussing their merits, calorific values and the storage of wood fuels.
How and why to cut, split, and season logs and how to build and site a cheap effective log store.
How to fast track drying and seasoning logs with simple, easy build plans for a solar kiln.
DJ Davies Fuels Limited, a third generation family fuel distribution business based in Carmarthenshire, South West Wales, has been the sole and exclusive importer and distributor for RWE - Brennstoff GmbH of lignite coal briketts across the UK for more than ten years.
Volume and Weights when buying dry seasoned and green Logs- Be warned a cubic tonne builder’s bag does not hold a tonne of logs!
Simple table and pictorial diagrams showing comparisons between weight and volume and between wet and dry logs.
Comparisons when buying logs, Species of Hard and Soft Woods, Burn Qualities, by Weight, Mass, Heat Values and Properties as a Fuel.
Useful tips and hints on how to set, light and maintain a fire.
Useful hints and tips on how to lay an open or stove fire.
Once the fire has been laid and lit how to keep it performing a the maximum efficiency and various ways of regulating the burn rate to suit different weather conditions and heating needs
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