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Paul dives in to the woodburning stove debate

Paul has written about woodburning stoves before as they can bring technical difficulties in low energy, air-tight houses. It’s also clear that burning wood for heat isn’t often as sustainable as we’ve been led to believe. He recently had the opportunity to write an opinion arguing for the restriction of stoves, particularly in cities, in the new “viewpoints” column in Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. He only feels slightly hypocritical having spent the last few days enjoying the glow of the woodburner at his parents’ house…

Click on the images below to a larger version of the article and both sides of the argument.