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Pel-air systems: Pellet boilers meet forced air heating

HPAC magazine writer John Siegenthaler explores design options for retrofitting a pellet boiler to a forced-air heating system.

May 8, 2023  By HPAC Magazine

Basic pellet boiler system layout.

Hydronic heating systems expert John Siegenthaler shares ways to couple a pellet boiler to a forced air distribution system.

“Most of these applications will be retrofits—perhaps a way to transition a central forced air system away from fossil fuel and onto renewable wood pellets. The economics of such a conversion are increasingly attractive as fossil fuel prices soar,” he says.

Read Siegenthaler’s full article in HPAC magazine here.


This article is part of the Bioheat Week 2023. Read more articles about bioheat in Canada.

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