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rocket mass heater uses EIGHT TIMES less wood than a wood stove

 
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All of the rocket mass heaters here go through the roof.  
 
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Thanks.

However getting the local government to accept those things might be a bit of a problem; I don't know if the safety inspectors around here are familiar with rocket mass heaters. Probably they would just treat them like ordinary wood stoves and require them to be X inches from other furnishings in the usual way.
 
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portland, oregon now has building codes that include rocket mass heaters.  Several other places are adding codes.  Insurance companies are having a look too.
 
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