Efficient Home Heating With Pellet Stoves

The newest generation of home heating stoves, which burn fuel pellets instead of firewood, can be a great choice for fending off winter’s chilly temperatures.  Pellet stoves are available in a wide range of styles and designs, and they can provide an extremely fuel-efficient source of heat.

Java-Log: Recycled Coffee Grounds

These packaged fireplace logs are made from recycled coffee grounds. The Java-Log, by Robustion Products, is the product of a discovery by engineer Rod Sprules that coffee grounds burn hotter than regular firewood. Java-Logs also emit a faint coffee aroma and create less soot and CO2 emissions. You can find a Java-Log for about $2.50 at Whole Foods, and other …

Wood Heating

If done correctly, a very efficient form of heating. See this guide to efficient wood burning. See also woodheat.org.