Presentation on theme: "Article 31 The Benefits of an Outdoor Wood Stove Protects against chimney and house fires Protects small children from being burned Endorsed by a Sudbury."— Presentation transcript:
Article 31 The Benefits of an Outdoor Wood Stove Protects against chimney and house fires Protects small children from being burned Endorsed by a Sudbury Fire Fighter Environmentally Responsible –Uses a Renewable Energy Source –Allows us to rely less on foreign oil –Carbon Neutral –EPA Report emissions were of the same order as other stick wood burning appliances.
Article 31 Facts About Wood Burning Indoor Wood Stoves –300-400 cord per year sold by Rustys Tree Service alone to Sudbury and surrounding towns –A Supplemental Heat Source –75-80% of Wood Stoves in use today are not EPA Certified –To install a wood stove today in Sudbury, it does not have to be EPA certified only UL certified. 1,099 Outdoor Burning Permits issued (1 out of 5 homes) Fire Fighting Academy Burns 10-12 times a day simulating a small house fire for training purposes
Article 31 Sources of Particle Matter Automobiles Diesel Trucks/Buses Road Paving Wood Burning Agricultural Operations Construction Lawn Mowers
Article 31 As a Responsible OWB Owner Burn well seasoned firewood Stack Height is 30 feet Spent an additional $2,500.00 on our original $12,500.00 investment to increase stack height and install a draft inducer due to one complaint Voluntarily Will Shut down May 1 in alignment with outdoor burning season Support Fair Regulations
Article 31 What will be next? Indoor Woodstoves and Fireplaces? All Outdoor Wood Burning? This Article will set the precedent!
Article 31 Here are the two most important reasons why we chose an Outdoor Wood Burner.