[Greenbuilding] firewood moisture content - a question for Norbertperhaps
corwyn at midcoast.com
Mon Dec 12 11:43:42 PST 2011
On 12/12/2011 12:31 PM, Tim Vireo Keating wrote:
> I'm assuming that the heat 'lost' in the production of the steam is
> truly lost for the user only if the steam goes out the flue. If it goes
> into the room, wouldn't the steam than give back the heat to the room
> when the water vapor cools?
Sure, but the only way the water vapor is going into the room rather
than up the chimney is if the fireplace is *very* open. In which case a
little wet wood is the least of your efficiency problems.
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