Pellets is a fuel source that is burned in pellet stoves. It is a heating source of today and of the future.
Pellet are about the size of bran breakfast cereal and are a common domestic heating fuel in North America. It is used in specially designed corn pellet heating stoves, wood pellet stoves or regular pellet stoves.
It is made from 100% recycled sawdust with no additives. Pellet is is a heating source made from manufacturing by-products that would otherwise end up at the landfill. Pellets can also be made from wood chips, bark, agricultural crop waste, waste paper, and other organic materials.
Pellets is a cheap heating source
Pellets is probably one of the least expensive heating sources also. It has a high BTU*, leaves minimal ash and only has 5% moisture (wood has up to 50%).
Where do I buy pellet for my pellet stove?
Pellets are readily available in 40-pound bags at several major home centers, feed stores, wood heater stores, and also at some supermarkets.
* BTU = British Thermal Unit, the amount of heat needed to increase the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit. One Btu equals 252 calories, 778 foot-pounds, 1,055 joules or 0.293 watt hours .