Overview of fumes from woodstoves

Biomass, such as logs, wood pellets etc, may be a renewable fuel, but unfortunately burning it still results in pollution which gives rise to local air quality problems. The main concern is fine and ultrafine particles which can travel deep into the lungs where they can cause irritation and even cancer.

Domestic Biomass Overview

It is important to bear in mind that  domestic wood stoves and boilers  are very simple, and that is how people like them so that they can be relied upon to heat their homes even if there is a power failure. Another consideration is that it is impossible to stipulate exactly what fuel goes into them or how they are operated or maintained. For these reasons, technologies which rely on an electrical power supply to reduce emissions are not appropriate.    

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