Asthma and pellet stoves: Understanding the Health Risks

Pellet stoves vs asthma, COPD, and other respiratory health risks

Because Pellet stoves burn biomass waste products (like compressed sawdust pellets) they are known as an environmentally friendly heating source, which is one of the attractions for them becoming increasingly popular. Environmental friendliness is great, however there are some concerns with operating pellet stoves that people with respiratory conditions such as asthma and COPD should … Read more

Is pellet stove smoke toxic

Yes, pellet stove smoke is toxic and should not be breathed in. Every effort should be made to ensure the pellet stove smoke is exhausted away from where people are congregating. Burning biomass toxins are carcinogenic. Carcinogenic means “having the potential to cause cancer“. See below extract from an article published by the National Library … Read more

How pellet stoves work

So, you have discovered that pellet stoves are more efficient method of heating than a wood stoves and other traditional fireplaces. You also understand that pellet stoves are more convenient to operate than a wood stove. And, maybe you even understand that pellet stoves produce far less pollution that a wood stove. But before you … Read more

Best Wood Pellet Stoves

Wood pellet stoves are starting to become popular, and for good reason. Here we are taking a look at the best wood pellet stoves, and what the benefits of each are. Learn how pellet stoves work. Pleasant Hearth Cabinet Style Pellet Stove Extra-large capacity wood pellet hopper.Castle 12327 Serenity Wood Pellet Stove A great option … Read more