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Phillip Baldwin
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Me and my wife want to construct a RMH. She ordered Ianto Evans "rocket mass heaters" we need to make sure we are building it big enough for our house, so we will need RMH size for our square footage. Will this book tell me what I need to know?
 
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Phillip Baldwin : The 3rd Edition of Rocket Mass Heaters Is the newest and best book that money can buy Right now .

Understanding of this book has been done world wide with many languages As the mother tongue ! Both the reading comprehension level

and the math mastery are at the Elementary School Level ! After you have read the book a few times you will then be able to comfortably

talk to Your fellow Rocketeers using the same vocabulary to Describe the Basic Lay out of the rocket mass heater RMH and it's Sizes,

Shapes, and Orientation of the parts to themselves and The Whole !

So - Yes we have hundreds of success stories here at Permies.com, if there is a rocket in your future we will help you find it .


Location, Location, Location, You need to share a general location like the county and state, describe your climate ( growing season/region )

and height above sea level as needed. We will also need a simple layout of your house and Number of floors -a little leeway at 1st as we learn

what can and cant work for you. ( Number of family?) your homes Age, amount of insulation


Ideally Your RMH will be located within the very heart of the home. Tending your RMH in this location is like making regular small deposits into

a ample savings account with automatic withdrawals of Heat. Warm Relaxing and Bone soothing heat.

Speaking of ideal, in a perfect world you would build the RMH and then build the house around it, i am assuming that this is not the case here

and some compromise must be planned for .


The slightly more common 6'' RMH flows its hot exhaust gases through its Mass via stovepipe with an internal Area of 25.12 cubic inches.

The bigger sized 8" RMH Flows its Hot Exhaust Gases Through its Thermal Mass via stovepipe with a internal Area of 50.24 Cubic inches

You can see clearly that size is important- location and house layout are generally more important if we will successfully heat more than the

core !

Good luck! we are here whenever you are ready. For the Good of the Craft ! Big AL
 
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