Research Library

The following resources are intended to help you learn as much as possible about wood boilers, heating with wood and the alternative products available to you. We believe the more you know, the more likely you are to select a Greenwood heating appliance for your home.

We do our best to keep these materials and links as up-to-date as possible, but as you know, things on the internet change constantly. If you find a bad link or if you discover other sites or content that might benefit others, please contact us.

What to Look for in Buying a Wood Boiler

There are some things that you want to keep in mind when looking to purchase a wood boiler — a quick read will help you as you begin to review different products.

All About Outdoor Wood Boilers

If you have wondered how a typical wood boiler works everything you wanted to know about designing, installing and maintaining a chimney.

An Introduction to Biomass Energy

A short article on the various forms of biomass fuel and technology available.

Four Things You
May Not Know
About Heating
With Wood

Some common misconceptions about heating with wood are debunked.

All About Wood Gasification and Secondary Combustion

If you have ever wondered what wood gasification means and what you need to know as you look at the wood gasification boilers, this article will provide you with some background.

A Brief History
of Greenwood
Furnace State

A light-hearted but interesting history lesson on our distant cousin (by name only) the Greenwood Furnace State Park in Pennsylvania.

All About Wood

So you think you know how to choose the best wood to heat your home. This article may teach you a few little-known things even a long-time wood stove or wood furnace owner may not know about their fuel supply!