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Blog Title: Are pellets more efficient than wood?

Main Que: Are pellets more efficient than wood?

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  • Query By: Will Burton (Mesa, AZ)
  • Date: 10/02/2016

Answer: Pellets are made by compressing the waste materials. The process of compression drains the moisture out of the pellets. It brings down their moisture content to below 8 percent. Wood has moisture content of almost 20 %. As a result pellets can produce much more heat than wood. The driers the fuel, the more efficient it is.

  • Replied By: Adam Wilkes (Henderson, NV)
  • Replied Date: 10/10/2016