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Meet up with the Contestants Hiisi

Posted by Earth Stove on October 31, 2013 with No Commentsas , ,

With the 1st Wooden Stove Decathlononly a few months absent, we are profiling the remaining teams in the competition.&nbspTake this possibility to understand a lot more about the layout teams and their stove’s innovative features.
“It’s so Hiisi, anyone can do it!” The Finnish stove is promoted as simple to use, inspiring the homonymic title Hiisi. The Hiisi is Finnish company’s Tulikivi‘s smallest hybrid heat-retaining fireplace and is specifically well suited to contemporary low vitality construction assignments. The upcoming 2015 wooden emissions limits in Germany has challenged Tulikivi engineers and innovators to satisfy the large requirements. Right after years of improvement the stove is ready meet the world’s tightest emissions expectations established for 2015 and to compete in the Wood Stove Decathlon this November.
Lab technician Onni Ovaskainen and a Hiisi prototype
The Hiisi differs from standard place-heating stoves in that standard wood stoves are not generally warmth-retaining units. The Hiisi’s heat-retaining soapstone releases warmth much more gradually, and in the sort of gentle, pleasant radiant warmth and it can warmth water. This is a main style level because this stove will not over heat new energy successful homes. These sorts of properties are quickly turning out to be the norm so Tulikivi has labored to decrease the convection heat into the place utilizing thermal radiation and a double glass door. In spite of its compact dimensions, the Hiisi is a hybrid fireplace, indicating that each pellets and wooden can be burned in their firebox without the want for any further tools, equipment or even electric power.
The product that Tulikivi is bringing to Washington D.C. has already been offered in Europe for the past five months. Only getting a brief pause to celebrate Hiisi’s accomplishment, Tulikivi is getting completely ready to start the subsequent generation of Hiisi models this coming January. The new model claims to burn even cleaner than the original.
Tulikivi hopes that their Hiisi stove will support advertise the positive aspects of household biomass heating. They operate challenging to make certain that consumers are informed of these benefits. While marketing these masonry heaters in the US, Tulikivi educates their shoppers of the extended custom of masonry heating and the pros and cons of thermal mass radiant warmth compared to dry scorching convection warmth. More than the past two many years, insight from shoppers and Tulikivi’s importer network has led to developmental and design adjustments to get the search and come to feel of the Hiisi just correct.

We are searching ahead to seeing Hiisi in action at the Wooden Stove DecathlonNovember 16-19, 2013. Vote for your preferred stove at Popular Mechanics.&nbsp



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Meet the Contestants The Cape Cod

Posted by Earth Stove on September 26, 2013 with No Commentsas , ,
With the initial Wood Stove Decathlon only a few months away, we are undertaking&nbspa weekly blog submit to showcase the Decathlon rivals. Take this prospect to understand more about the design and style teams and their stove’s modern characteristics.&nbsp
The Cape Cod is a powerhouse stove, weighing in at practically 600 lbs with a 3 cubic foot firebox. The Cape Cod has been officially accredited by the EPA as a thoroughly clean-burning large freestanding wood stove. Managing at in excess of eighty% efficiency and with only .forty five grams of emissions per hour, the Cape Cod generates an extremely thoroughly clean burn up. This clean burn up arrives from the blend of Lopi’s innovative secondary combustion program along with catalytic support to generate the special Hybrid-Fyre™ technological innovation that can make this stove operate so efficiently.&nbsp
President of Travis Industries, Kurt Rumens, together with Cape Cod designer, Alan Atemboski, designed the Cape Cod with the mindset to produce the long term of wooden stoves. With the business often progressing, they needed to established Travis Industries aside with a product that would generate a new standard in wooden stove layout, one thing that had not been accomplished just before. They figured out a harmony in between the secondary combustion and catalytic methods so that when blended, it designed the ideal of the two technologies. The hybrid of emissions creates the cleanest burn off, providing it the title Hybrid-Fyre™. With in excess of two years of in depth analysis and exercise, they created the cleanse-burning massive freestanding wooden stove registered by the EPA, and in December of 2012 the Lopi Cape Cod was born.&nbsp
The Cape Cod comes with numerous top quality functions, but 1 that can make it much more effective is the GreenStart igniter method. This new method enables the Cape Cod to be started in seconds with the press of a button.&nbsp
So significantly, the Cape Cod has been a accomplishment with its excessive performance, powerful warmth output and modern forged iron design. It has been named the winner of three prestigious Vesta Awards, like Ideal New Wood Stove, Best of Demonstrate- Fireplace Product, and the Environmentally friendly Award.&nbsp
From modest starting of its first wooden stove built in 1979, Travis Industries is now the premier privately-owned wooden, pellet and gasoline stove, insert and fireplace firm in The us, making substantial-top quality American-manufactured products.&nbsp
We are looking forward to viewing the Cape Cod in action at the Wood Stove Decathlon November sixteen-19, 2013. Vote for your favorite stove at Common Mechanics.&nbsp

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Meet up with the Contestants Firemaster

Posted by Earth Stove on September 12, 2013 with No Commentsas , ,

With the 1st Wood Stove Decathlononly a few months absent, we are doing&nbspa weekly site post to showcase the Decathlon rivals. Take this prospect to understand a lot more about the teams and their stove’s revolutionary attributes. Jason Stewart is bringing a stove to the Decathlon with a new feature that he thinks can support […]

Satisfy the Contestants Intercontinental

Posted by Earth Stove on September 4, 2013 with No Commentsas , ,

With the 1st Wood Stove Decathlononly a number of months absent, the Alliance for Environmentally friendly Heat&nbspis doing sta weekly weblog&nbspto showcase the Decathlon competitors. Consider this prospect to learn a lot more about the layout groups and their stove’s modern attributes. Rod Zander of New England Hearth and Soapstone, has labored with masonry stoves […]

Meet up with the Contestants The Wittus Twinfire

Posted by Earth Stove on August 27, 2013 with No Commentsas , , ,

With the very first Wooden Stove Decathlon only a number of months absent, we are profiling every single of the teams.&nbspLearn a lot more about how they hope to win the competition! Wittus – Fire by Style has entered into the Decathlon their EPA accredited Twinfire stove. The stove was initially designed by two German […]

Meet the Contestants Woodstock Soapstone

Posted by Earth Stove on August 20, 2013 with No Commentsas , , ,

With the initial Wood Stove Decathlononly a number of months absent, we are carrying out a weekly blog to showcase the Decathlon competition. Take this prospect to discover more about the design and style groups and their stove’s modern features. “When we started out, stoves were fundamentally 6-sided boxes, and you set a fire in […]

Meet the Contestants HWAM

Posted by Earth Stove on August 12, 2013 with No Commentsas , ,

With the first Wooden Stove Decathlononly a few months absent, we below at the Alliance for Environmentally friendly Heat have commenced a weekly site to showcase the Decathlon opponents. Take this opportunity to learn far more about the style teams and their stove’s revolutionary attributes. 1 of the European finalists of the Decathlon is the […]

Meet the Contestants SmartStove

Posted by Earth Stove on August 7, 2013 with No Commentsas , ,

With the initial Wood Stove Decathlononly a handful of months absent, we are undertaking weekly weblog posts to showcase the Decathlon teams and the innovative technologies they are developing. The&nbspSmartStoveTM&nbspcontrol technique was developed to introduce really cost-effective, modern technology to wood-burning merchandise that seem to be locked in the past. SmartstoveTM makes use of a […]

Fulfill the Contestants Kimberly Stoves

Posted by Earth Stove on July 23, 2013 with No Commentsas , , ,

With the initial Wooden Stove Decathlon only a few months away, we listed here at the Alliance for Environmentally friendly Heat have began a weekly weblog post to showcase the Decathlon competitors. Get this possibility to discover a lot more about the layout teams and their stove’s innovative attributes. Kimberly may be small, petite even, […]