WOOD BURNING STOVES AND FIREPLACES
Q: My fireplace smokes. How can I resolve this problem?
A: Check the suitability of the flue (diameter, length, etc), chimney pot (out of the backflow area) and external air intake (essential requirement).
Please refer to the details specified in the product data sheet for the correct specifications.
Q: Why must I have an external air intake?
A: This is because during functioning the firebox consumes air from the environment, which must be replaced. Practically, the firebox must function without interfering with the indoor environment; the lack of air intake can cause fumes to return.
PELLET BURNING STOVES AND FIREPLACES
Q: I don’t have a flue. Can I still install a fireplace or stove?
A: NO, all pellet burning fireplaces need an outlet pipe (flue) of just 8/10 cm in diameter, which can be positioned off-centre from the fireplace if necessary.
From a practical point of view, the outlet pipe can even be installed outside (subject to obtaining the necessary permits) as long as it has a vertical section at the end of at least 1.5 m.
Q: Do I always have to use the same type of pellet?
A: NO, you can use different types of pellets as long as they are certified, the correct size and meet the characteristics specified in the data sheet.
N.B. If you change the pellet type, you may need to recalibrate the combustion parameters accordingly.
PELLET BURNING THERMO PRODUCTS (THERMO-STOVES, THERMO-FIREPLACES AND BOILERS)
Q: What provisions do I need to make for the installation of a pellet burning thermo-stove?
A: The following provisions are required:
- Smoke outlet pipe of 8 or 10 cm in diameter (depending on the model).
The smoke outlet pipe (flue) must have a vertical section at the end of at least 1.5 m (see details on the data sheet supplied with the product).
- Air intake in the room of at least 80 cm2.
Alternatively, some thermo-stoves have a pipe union at the rear to which an air intake pipe can be connected directly from the outside.
- Flow and return connection to the header: ¾ " G
- Overpressure valve discharge into drain system: ¾ " G
- Water feed connection: ¾ " G
- Electrical connection to system compliant with regulations with thermal-magnetic circuit breaker 230V +/- 10%, 50 Hz.
N.B. The smoke outlet pipe (flue) must only receive discharge from the thermo-stove.
Q: Does the thermo-stove emit hot air?
A: Not all models. All of the energy produced by a thermo-stove is usually transferred to the water. In some cases a small amount of energy may be released in the room of installation in the form of warm air and radiation.
Q: Can smoke from the thermo-stove be discharged directly out of a wall?
A: Yes, as long as the outdoor part of the outlet pipe has a vertical section at the end of at least 1.5 m and subject to any permits that may be required (please refer to the technical data sheet supplied with the product)
N.B. The flue must only receive discharge from the thermo-stove.
Q: Does the room need an air intake?
A: Yes, to replace air in the room consumed by combustion.
Alternatively, some models have a pipe union at the rear to which an air intake pipe can be connected directly from the outside.
Q: What do I have to set on the stove display?
A: The desired temperature of the water and the stove consequently modulates the power in order to obtain or maintain it. For small plants it is possible to set a work mode that envisions stove switch-off and switch-on depending on the temperature of the water reached.
Q: How often must I clean the crucible?
A: It is ideal before every ignition with the stove off and cold. AFTER HAVING SWABBED THE EXCHANGE PIPES and activated the scrapers, with the door closed.
WOOD BURNING THERMO PRODUCTS (THERMO-STOVES, THERMO-FIREPLACES AND BOILERS)