From the Farmer’s Almanac comes this comparison of wood heat, natural gas, pellet stoves, heating oil furnaces, propane wall furnaces and anthracite coal burners.
“Fossil fuels have a polluting
reputation of spewing unburned particulates into the air,” according to the
Almanac article. “In some parts of the country, there are stringent regulations
on the type of stoves you can use, as well as when you can burn, which is
problematic if you depend on it as a primary heat source.”
However, these traditional fuel
sources have been improved with higher efficiency rates and air quality
advancements. Click here
to read the full story.
A comparison of home heating fuels by the Farmer's Almanac
February 18, 2013