ken kubu wrote:This is the second year burning coal. Channing 111 top vent with 24' ss chimney. stock unit, except for outside combustion air and boro set at 4.
The question to stocker burners. Does quality or what breaker purchased have a positive effect on heat output and usage.
We're using South Tamaqua Rice. average usage 50 - 70 lbs per day heating a 2000 sq ft 2 story. Stove is on the first floor. Live in Allentown Pa area.
Looking for more heat and less coal usage? If that possible.
Yes not all coal has the same btu value per lb the more btu's in the coal the more heat it puts out less coal will need to be brunt to satisfy your heating needs by setting your feed rate back you will save fuel and get more heat output from the
higher btu coal more btu's with less coal do a search on here look under coal breakers / coal mines or white ash vs red ash coal there will be lots of info also did you set up your baro with a draft gauge or a manometer or did you Just set it at 4 on the scale if so you need to se a draft gauge or manometer to set it up correctly by Just setting the weight to 4 my
not be a accurate draft setting for the stoker stove or chimney pulling more draft then needed will increase your fuel consumption