Why Use a Contraflow Fireplace to Heat Your Home

So what is a contraflow fireplace? Who knows how to build one? Not me as of yet. The idea sounds interesting, though. With a huge pile of bricks in my front yard, I started my research. Turns out the idea, although it carries a very long and distinguished history, dovetails neatly with today’s green revolution. […]

Seeking Alternatives To Heating Oil

After monitoring news and blogs related to unusual heating systems since January 2006, the administrators of Alternative-Heating.com, a non-profit Web site, recently noticed a sharp increase in the interest for alternative heating methods. This interest was apparently fueled in part by the steep rise in heating oil prices. Today, the Web site staff are pleased […]