Wood and pellet heat are, on average, considered to be 6x cheaper than oil or gas. The US Government offers a green tax credit of up to 30% of the cost of your stove if it has a 75+% efficiency rating.
What do I need to know before buying a pellet stove?
Also check to make sure theres a label stating the overall efficiency range as well as the heat output in Btu. High-quality wood pellet stoves typically have an overall efficiency range of 75 to 90 percent. Wood pellet stoves are only safe to sit on certain materials.
Are wood stoves worth it?
A wood burning stove can be worth it alone for the increased heat output from your fires compared to using open wood burning fireplaces, and youll save on firewood costs in the long run because you can control the fire more effectively in a wood stove to burn more slowly and efficiently.
How long do 40 lb bag pellets last?
about 24 hours How long will a 40-lb bag of wood pellets burn? A 40 pound bag of pellet fuel lasts about 24 hours, depending on temperature. The higher you set your stoves thermostat, the faster the pellets will burn.