Construction d'un chauffage à bois Rocket de masse. Du bois. (Vidéo) Image credit: Paul Wheaton From rocket stoves aiding relief in Haiti, to building your own cookstove, ultra-efficient rocket stove designs have been around for some time. But this one is a little different. When Paul Wheaton decided to build a wood-burning rocket stove, he chose a rather unconventional material to make it from... he built it out of wood.
Maya Creek Maya Creek After making my way through the final push of the year, including cleaning up and taking down tarpopolis, finishing the rocket stove, and putting doors and windows on the house, I now find myself breathing a sigh of relief and am looking forward to a long winter of reading, planning, and preparing for next year’s warm weather. By the time the weather actually warms up enough to start on projects I’ll be chomping at the bit to get started, and the whole cycle will start again. Project Updates The rocket stove is finally complete, well, for the most part at-least, I still have some tweaks to do.
Rocket Mass Heater Stove Manufacturer The New Altaire by Zaug Stoves. Shown here in Satin Black. The differences include a new air porting system, and a 6″ x 9″ glass door for viewing the fire. DIY Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV) Plans Search The Renewable Energy site for Do-It-Yourselfers DIY HRV Plans This is an article that was published in the 80's and provides good detail on building a Heat Recovery Ventilator from Coroplast sheets. The HRV is not an easy environment for materials in that water and even ice may be present at times. I think that the Coroplast sheets should stand up well to this environment, but the plywood housing may have a limited life.
rocketstoves - www.ErnieAndErica.info Ianto Evans, Leslie Jackson, Ernie Wisner, Kirk Mobert, Paul Wheaton, and other friends are among the researchers developing efficient, clean-burning, affordable stoves for a variety of heating and cooking needs. This group developed and published the current editions of Rocket Mass Heater, or Rocket Masonry Stove, designs. The technology combines an innovative clean-burning combustion chamber, with an earthen masonry thermal mass, resulting in extraordinary heat capture and low waste from an incredibly small amount of wood. The goals of Rocket Stove researchers include - meet human needs for food, warmth, comfort, and safety
The Rocket-Powered Shower Plan for our Rocket-Powered hot water system for the Basecamp shower + bath block Spending all your day gathering sticks for a hot shower is just no fun. No fun at all. Efficient Stove/Estufa Eficiente Instructor Comments in Red Group Members & Contact Information: Spencer Dineen: email@example.com Tanner Wingo: firstname.lastname@example.org Problem Statement: This year, Guateca students conducted initial market research as a group to identify challenges shared by San Pablences in their homes, that Pablences agreed were important to their quality of life. Articles » Firespeaking This spontaneous essay is a response to this great piece by Alex Chernov, as presented in the MHA News. From: Max Edleson max (at) firespeaking.comTo: MHAmembers@yahoogroups.comDate: Sat, 3 Dec 2011 07:52:43 -0800Subject: Re: [MHAmembers] member news Indeed, Alex, the article you have written is great and this area of research you are pointing to is very exciting. The issues you bring up are excellent.
The Jean Pain Way - PermacultureNews.org In the book Another Kind of Garden, the methods of Jean Pain are revealed. He spent his entire short-lived life studying brush land and forest protection, specifically fire prevention, alongside his wife Ida. These studies led to an enormous amount of practical knowledge for composting, heating water, as well as harvesting methane, all of which are by-products of maintaining a forest or brush land with fire prevention techniques. While this knowledge is applicable in many instances, it is worth remembering that the root of all of this knowledge lies in forest preservation. All of the activities described below are by-products of that process. The book goes into detail with the economics of such an operation.
Kelly Kettle By Schwert Purpose: To determine the operating characteristics and performance of the Kelly Kettle in a controlled environment. Introduction: The Kelly Kettle is a unique water boiler that is essentially a water jacketed double walled aluminum chimney with a removable aluminum fire pan. Our rocket stove water heater: 2.5 years on *Update* – Since writing this article, we’ve deconstructed, improved, reconstructed and cobbed this rocket stove. Have a look here. Way back in the summer of 2009, we built a rocket stove water heater so we could have hot showers at Milkwood. What a revolution. And 2.5 years later, our rocket powered shower is, surprisingly, still going strong. Since we get a lot of questions (and comments from warm, clean farm visitors) about this home-made hot water rig, I thought I’d do a little appraisal of the system: how it’s fared and what we’ve learned from such a simple, effective system for happily heated water.
Efficient Masonary Stove with boiler (design ideas)? Hoping to get some verification/direction from the vets in here! Wanting to build a large masonary stove (in dedicated superinsulated room where hot water tank resides), hopefully something I'll only need to burn every other day or so (bearing in mind house is small and only needed 2-3 cords of wood last year...which probably only works out to be around 40kwh per day on the coldest days). 3 main questions that I can't decide on are these: 1) where should the flue/heat exchanger go? 2) where should the air intake(s) go? Should there be 2? Recent Research on Rocket Mass Heaters (and Bell Design) There appears to be a huge amount of traffic and discussion through different internet forums about rocket mass heaters and reports from the authors on sales of the book on the subject confirm this incredible surge in interest. I am quite certain that this excitement stems from the tangible possibility that the rocket mass heater concept offers to individuals and families to build their own affordable efficient wood-fired heating system. I thought it would be interesting and useful to offer the following synthesis of recent research I have been directly involved in and links to information that others have provided to feed more fuel to the fire of this interesting global conversation. Article Table of Contents:
Wood Burning Electricity Generating Stove INDIGIRKA-2 During the process burning the stove generates the direct current of 12 volts and power not less than 60 watts, which is transferred to the control block and then to the external clamp outlets. The electricity generators enter stable operation mode 12 – 15 minutes after fire starts. Generators supply enough energy to light 2-3 energy-efficient bulbs, charge notebooks, cells, tablets, cameras, watch a portable TV or listen to radio, and so on. It’s not very much – but in emergency situations it will allow you to operate vital and lifesaving devices, and use ordinary wood, pellets, charcoal as fuel. You may want to keep it safe in your backyard, just for a case. The small weight and dimensions allow transportation of the stove and installation in any accessible place.