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Old March 16th, 2013, 09:35 AM   #133
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How about a secondary water chamber in the wood furnace. Create steam, run a steam powered generator?
You would burn a shitload more wood.

I don't have my chart on me but it takes a lot more btu's to make water change state to steam than it does to get it to 200 degrees. A log only has a certain amount of btu's in it and if you have an efficient furnace you don't waste much.
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