• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education skip experiences global resources cider press projects digital market permies.com pie forums private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Anne Miller
  • Nicole Alderman
  • Pearl Sutton
stewards:
  • paul wheaton
  • r ranson
  • Joseph Lofthouse
master gardeners:
  • John F Dean
  • jordan barton
  • Carla Burke
  • Leigh Tate
  • Steve Thorn
gardeners:
  • Greg Martin
  • Jay Angler
  • Mike Barkley

How many hours do you spend during the day firing your RMH ?

 
Posts: 4
Location: The Netherlands
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
A fundamental issue that I would like to make explicit:
How many hours per day do you, the users of RMHs, actually fire up
your stoves in order to maintain the comfort zone?
Multiple burning sessions or just one long one?

It would be great to gather some numbers from you all and see if there is some general
pattern. Additional information about climate, latitude, c.q. altitude would help, too.
 
Posts: 26
Location: Missouri
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
What I think would be a crucial question unanswered.
 
Posts: 4
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Last winter I would burn mine for about 4-5 hours a day when I got home from work. I was also using it to heat most of my big in-efficient house. I went through about one and a half to two cord. We didn't have very much mass on the stove last year either. I live in Maine and burn wood about six months of the year.
 
You are HERE! The other map is obviously wrong. Better confirm with this tiny ad:
The Wheaton Eco Scale
https://permies.com/t/scale
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic