The Rocket Mass Heater Builder's Guide: Complete Step-by-Step Construction, Maintenance and Troubleshooting

The Rocket Mass Heater Builder's Guide: Complete Step-by-Step Construction, Maintenance and Troubleshooting by Erica Wisner, Ernie Wisner 0865718237 9780865718234
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Home heating thats safe, clean, efficient, and uses 70 to 90 percent less fuel than a typical woodstove

A rocket mass heater is an earthen masonry heating system which provides clean, safe and efficient warmth for your home, all while using 70-90% less fuel than a traditional woodstove.

These unique and beautiful installations provide luxurious comfort year-round. In cold weather a few hours of clean, hot burning can provide 20 or more hours of steady warmth, while the units large thermal mass acts as a heat sink, cooling your home on sizzling summer days. Packed with hard-to-find information, The Rocket Mass Heater Builders Guide includes:

  • Comprehensive design, construction and installation instructions combined with detailed maintenance and troubleshooting advice
  • Brick-by-brick layouts, diagrams, and architectural plans augmented with detailed parts drawings and photographs for clarity
  • Relevant and up-to-date code information and standards to help you navigate the approval process with local building departments.

Earthen masonry heating systems are well-suited for natural and conventional builders alike. A super-efficient, wood-burning, rocket mass heater can help you dramatically reduce your energy costs while enhancing the beauty, value and comfort of your home.

Author: Erica Wisner, Ernie Wisner

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 288

Publisher: New Society Publishers

Publication Date: 2016-06-01


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