Synopses & Reviews
With grave predictions about higher fuel prices, peak oil and climate change, we are all looking for greener alternatives to heat our homes and cook our food. The wood burner is now the heater of choice for many and the new generation of stoves is attracting ever more converts to the fold. The author is a long time devotee and user of woodburning stoves and discusses selecting the right stove for the job, installation, getting the most from the burner, conserving heat, buying second hand and cooking, making this an essential purchase for anyone considering changing to wood as a fuel or looking to improve the performance of an existing installation.
About the Author
John Butterworth is a well known name in rural journalism specializing in everything from renewable and alternative energy to machinery and fencing. His writing combines authority of his subjects with a dry wit and proves very popular with readers. He lives in Yorkshire and is a long term devotee of woodburning as a source both of heat and energy for the home.