Jukka, Finland (PRWEB) October 24, 2013
According to Tulikivi, what is old is new and is heating up again.
The ancient technology of a masonry heater offers the most comfortable way of heating with wood. As North Americans look for greater home heating comfort, they are looking to masonry heaters.
Masonry heaters work by circulating the fire’s hot flue exhaust through a series of channels in the surrounding masonry, which greatly reduces the temperature of the exhaust leaving the chimney. Masonry heaters burn hot and fast for clean combustion and high efficiency.
“A masonry heater allows you to heat your home with wood in a unique way,” says Douglas Hargrave, a distributor for Tulikivi fireplaces in Madison, VA (http://www.VirginiaRadiant.com). “What distinguishes a masonry heater, such as a Tulikivi soapstone fireplace, is the ability to store large amounts of heat energy from the fire in its thermal mass, and then slowly radiate that heat into the home for the next 12 to 24 hours after the fire has gone out.”
The reasons more homeowners are basking in the warmth of masonry heaters, according to Tulikivi, are:
“I’ve been involved with masonry heating for over 25 years,” concludes Hargrave. “I believe a Tulikivi is the most comfortable and environmentally friendly home heating system available today. Tulikivi has taken what is a highly efficient, centuries-old technology and improved on it with modern engineering. This enables Tulikivi to meet the strictest worldwide emission standards, while maintaining the ambiance of the traditional wood burning fireplace.”
Tulikivi has been selected as one of 14 finalists in the Wood Stove Design Challenge, the first international competition to build an affordable, cleaner wood stove for residential heating, sponsored in part by Popular Mechanics.
The Tulikivi Group comprises the Tulikivi Corporation, which is a listed family enterprise, and its subsidiaries. The Tulikivi Group is the world’s largest manufacturer of heat-retaining fireplaces. Tulikivi has three product groups: Fireplaces, Saunas and Interior & Design. Tulikivi and its customers value wellbeing, interior design and the benefits of bioenergy. Tulikivi’s net sales are roughly EUR 60 million, of which exports account for about half. Tulikivi employs over 400 people. For more information about Tulikivi, please visit http://www.tulikivi.com or follow them on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Tulikivi. For the nearest distributor, call 800-843-3473.
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