TIPS ON HOW TO... CHOOSE A WOODBURNER
Using a woodbumer is an environmentally friendly form of heating. Here re our easy
and important tips on how to choose right wood burner.
■ First, do a heat calculation for your room so you buy the right size of
woodbumer - try the output calculator at woodbumerwarehause.co.uk.
■ Consider the technical instructions when you buy as some
woodbumers require a 25mm constructional hearth and others
need a 12mm non-combustible hearth.
■ The chimney must be at least the size of the wood bumer outlet.
■ When you position your woodbumer, make sure there is plenty
of space around it for heat and air to flow - your installer will let you
know if you need to install a ventilation gril to increase the airfl ow.
■ If you live in a smokeless zone, you must use a smokeless fuel or
a DEFRA-approved app iance to bum wood.
■ Make sure you use a Local installer who is approved and experienced
in the insta atlon of woodbumers - try hetas.co.uk