Any body here ever use or build a ROCKET MASS HEATER or ROCKET STOVE? From what I am reading they seem to be a real fire wood saver. Fire it... Ideas, Alternative Buildings, Rocket Stoves Mass Heater, Grid, Design Concept, House, Homesteads, Rocket Heater, Rocket Mass Stoves
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Started in April 2010, we wanted to heat the floor of our yurt with this innovative stove. We used the book Mass Rocket Heaters by Ianto Evans and Leslie Jackson as our starting point. They recommend that first timers DO NOT attempt to build a floor heater, but that's what we did. We are happy to report that it is working swimmingly. A fire for 4-6 hours keeps the temperature of the yurt above 70 degrees for more than 12 hours, with 40 degree temps outside. With temperatures in ...