I have a barn/garage and my work shop is on the second floor. What is required to safely install a rocket mass heater on the second floor? I was thinking a heat shield on the floor and design the combustion chamber off the floor. Any ideas to do this safely? Has this been done?
Hello. I was hoping to use the concept without utilizing a large amount of mass. I was more worried about the fact it was on the second floor. I was going to add support structure below where the weight would be the greatest. I could just do a wood burning stove but really liked the idea of efficiency and less exhaust.
for a heatshield place heatresitend insulation first ,then put bricks on thier side put 2 layers of brisk on that,creating a plateau, then you have a nice funnels ceeping your heatshield cool ,the toplayer is were you build your RMH on . If they (top layer bricks) crac those underneeth will hold them in place,this is how would do it
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