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Rmh in a yurt does it heat the bench or the room ?  RSS feed

 
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does a rmh heat the room or the bench ? wil it work right in a yurt ? i was reading rocket mass heaters:
Superefficient Woodstoves YOU Can Build
and it says
Where would I choose not to build a
Rocket Stove? Buildings that are irregularly
occupied such as churches, meeting halls, etc
need to be heated rapidly and don’t benefit
from long-term stored heat. In large houses
with many rooms in very cold zones where
heat needs to reach rooms distant from the
stove, it might make sense to heat selected
rooms by forced hot air. In a work space
such as a carpentry shop where one seldom
sits down it might be better to have a stove
which delivers a lot of radiant heat in place
of storing heat, so that you can quickly adjust
your comfort by moving closer or further
from the stove. In outdoor rooms or living
spaces that are not well sealed such as teepees,
tents, etc the air heated by the storage would
leave the building before you got a chance to
enjoy it. Better maybe to put in a stove that
delivers high temperature radiation such as a
barrel stove or a Rumford fireplace.

q #1 does a rmh heat the room or the bench ?
q #2 would a pocket rocket be more suitable ?

thank you
 
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Tim Lane : Q1 : The heat given off by the barrel is prompt heat , it heats the air and you get it now ,~40%~ of your total heat energy comes off of the barrel !
The Cob Thermal Mass is there to capture the last 50-55% of the heat energy that Would just go up the chimney otherwise ! The rocket mass heater RMH,
heats the Mass and you get slow constant heat off of the thermal mass That delivers heat to warm its immediate surroundings over the Next 20 - 25 hours !

Q2 ) Definitely the RMH, the Pocket Rocket is not meant for indoor use, and it sends most of the heat Energy it produces as wasted heat right up the chimney

For the good of the craft ! As always, your comments and Questions are Solicited and Welcome ! Big AL !
 
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thank you for the quick answer kooks like i will give it a try and build a rmh the stove i currently have heats the yurt up to much so a rmh should warm the room pretty good at 40 % heat off the barrel will the bench keep the room heated all night ? or just help some ?



allen lumley wrote:Tim Lane : Q1 : The heat given off by the barrel is prompt heat , it heats the air and you get it now ,~40%~ of your total heat energy comes off of the barrel !
The Cob Thermal Mass is there to capture the last 50-55% of the heat energy that Would just go up the chimney otherwise ! The Rocket Mass Heater RMH,
heats the Mass and you get slow constant heat off of the thermal mass That delivers heat to warm its immediate surroundings over the Next 20 - 25 hours !

Q2 ) Definitely the RMH, the Pocket Rocket is not meant for indoor use, and it sends most of the heat Energy it produces as wasted heat right up the chimney

For the good of the craft ! As always, your comments and Questions are Solicited and Welcome ! Big AL !

 
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tim lane : A Late Welcome to Permies.com , our sister site richsoil.com, and a big welcome to The Rocket, and Wood stoves Forum Threads, with ~21,000~
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So location, size of your yurt and approximately how much and what type of insulation ?

You may want to look at the RMH in a Tipi for ideas,Every thing depends on the size of the RMH you go with, and that goes back to your yurt and its size
and insulation !

Come back here often, if there is a Rocket type heater in your future we will help you find, and make it ! For The Craft ! Big AL
 
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