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Maybe you’ve heard a little about masonry heaters–possibly read something online or heard about them from a European friend. If you’d like to read a definitive article on why masonry heaters, also known as “Finnish Fireplaces” and “Russian Heaters,” are a great, green way to heat your home (think renewable resource and clean combustion), consult the Green Building experts over at

Aside from calling wood heating fashionably “retro,” this succinct little piece is a neat masonry heater primer. Read up and then head over to the Maine Wood Heat Gallery to see a few of our projects past and present.

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