Thursday, November 24, 2011

Corn Pellet Stoves Part 2

Corn pellet stoves are getting a lot of popularity these days. The use of which may sound a little bit new to some but others have been utilizing these renewable energy sources for quite some time. Although most may just look at maize as something that can only be used as food, taking a new look on how this plant can be tapped as an energy source gives a different light on its purpose. Looking for a cleaner alternative energy source these days is not at all new and the perfect arena to start this in ones own home.
Others may have started using renewable energy by harvesting radiant heat from the sun, harnessing wind power or using the power of water to generate power for their consumption but for those who are still a little bit hesitant on investing in renewable energy sources might be enticed to try corn pellet stoves.

Similar to Wood Stoves; The structure is not at all unusual and one may mistook it as a wood stove. Perhaps the major difference is the absence of a chimney, which is commonly associated with wood heating systems. Because of this feature, this allows users to install the stove anywhere. One will just have to couple a vent on the wall to allow the smoke as well as the maize pellets to be drawn away from the house interior. A built-in blower as a wind source accomplishes this feature. In this way, the inside of the house will be devoid of smoke and unwanted dust from burned components. The unit is virtually maneuverable as one can adjust the heat output of the unit through thermostats that can be installed within the unit. Ignition is also not a problem and one need not constantly keep a box of matches to start the fire and let the fuel work. Compared to other heating systems, the use of maize is more practical and at the same time more environment-friendly. One need not cut down trees for fuel for a simpler and more efficient alternative can be tapped instead. The fumes are also virtually clean and so you contribute to less air pollution if you try using corn pellet stoves.

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