For the Homeowner
What are you going to do when the cost of heating your house or business doubles or worse this winter?
What if there was a fuel that was available locally, manufactured locally and actually benefits your local environment?
Pellet stoves and boilers produce 90% less greenhouse gases than fossil fuels and are 10 times under the EPA emission limits.
There are a multitude of pellet stoves, furnaces and boilers available to heat anything from a small home to a huge industrial space and everything in between.
With skyrocketing oil, natural gas, and propane prices, the cost of heating homes is jumping off the charts. Many homeowners are turning to pellet stoves to provide supplemental or primary heat.
Today, wood pellet stoves are increasingly becoming a popular way to provide heat for homes and businesses. Pellet Stoves use pellets as its primary heat source and pellets are tightly compacted and dense, which causes them to be burned very efficiently and powerfully.
Pellets usually come from a byproduct (wood and now grass) and are very easily transportable due to their size and their weight. In this economic environment, the prices of stove burning sources such as fossil fuels, chopped wood, natural gas and electric gas are gradually going up and pellets are a very cost-effective and easy to manufacture resource that have a very low pollution rate.
There are several benefits to using pellet stoves. Pellet burning stoves, specifically designed for burning pellets, are usually smaller and more convenient than wood burning stoves. Pellet Stoves are also available as inserts, so you are able to replace your normal wood burning stove with this more efficient and cost effective stove. There are also many pellet stoves that are manufactured to easily integrate into your homes current vent system so that you are able to heat your entire house. Others come with fans that can blow the hot air into the room and will eventually heat the entire floor level if you give it a clear airway to all the rooms.
A New Type of Pellet
So, now that you know a little bit about pellet stoves let’s talk about Enviro Energy’s NEW type of pellets – pellets made from low-grade hay.
Grass is an environmentally friendly crop, grown locally and harvested by your neighbors. By taking this under-utilized crop and pelleting it, Enviro Energy will not only furnish a market for crops for which no market currently exists but it will also provide a new, low-cost heating solution to you, the homeowner.
Pellet stoves, burning grass pellets, produce 90% less greenhouse gas when compared to fossil fuels, and are 10 times under the EPA emissions limits. The resulting ash is PH neutral and can provide a small benefit as fertilizer.
Additionally, grass pellets compare favorably to wood pellets:
Grass pellets produce 8000 BTU per pound
Wood pellets 8400 BTU per pound
Comparing costs per BTU is a constantly shifting challenge, as the prices of oil, propane and other fuels spiral ever upwards. One thing we know for sure is that 17 pounds of pellets will equal the BTU’s of one gallon of oil. With grass pellets about twelve cents a pound, that comes to $2.04 – less than half of the current per gallon price of delivered home heating oil or propane.
Enviro Energy Grass Pellets are available in 40 lb. bags, with 50 bags to a pallet, which is equal to a ton of pellets. A pallet measures 42” x 48” x 42” tall, taking up about half the space of a cord of stacked firewood.