Automatic wood-fired heating systems

Wood is something special. Its combustion comprises three phases, as follows. First comes the drying stage at temperatures up to around 150°C during which any water contained in the wood turns to steam. Between 150° and around 600°C the process known as pyrolysis or thermal decomposition takes place whereby the gaseous compounds in the wood are liberated leaving only wood-carbon behind. From

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Wood-fired heating systems

Tags: Economy and Energy, Primary energy, Wood energy, Renewable energy
Spatial extent: Switzerland
Spatial unit: Cantons
Times: 2005, 2010, 2015

Map objects: Aargau, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Basel-Landschaft, Basel-Stadt, Bern/Berne, Fribourg/Freiburg, Genève, Glarus, Graubünden/Grigioni, Jura, Luzern, Neuchâtel, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Schaffhausen, Schwyz, Solothurn, St. Gallen, Thurgau, Ticino, Uri, Valais/Wallis, Vaud, Zug, Zürich