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2009 Heater Tests at Shawville

Test HK-K14
February 3/09

Warm heater
White Birch, 20% moisture
6 pieces, 4.5 lbs kindling, 62.3 lbs total
Two large logs on bottom.

Air closed at 100 minutes with glowing coal bed.
Flue damper left open.

Animation HK-K
Animation, 2 minute intervals.

gas analysis
Flue gas
Air closed at 100 minutes, flue damper left open. Testo data from 1-100 minutes used for stack loss and emissions calculations.
Testo probe pulled at 120 minutes. Note CO, O2 and stack temperature returning to ambient conditions.

TESTO Excel data file


Condar Spreadsheet Results
Condar Spreadsheet Results

Condar Spreadsheet (includes detailed fueling data)

Fuel stack. Kindling is on the right side, layered with newspaper.

fuel pile
Fuel pieces, numbered 1 - 6 from left to right, heaviest to lightest piece.


This page was updated on January 18, 2010
This page was created on February 3, 2009