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Why Should I Choose a Pellet Fire?

Written by Azwood Energy on June 11th, 2019.      0 comments

Why Choose A Pellet Fire and Burn Wood Pellets?  

Wood pellets are a clean, sustainable & high energy fuel. With a fully automated pellet fire, there is generally less than 0.5% ash content. Wood Pellets are becoming an increasingly popular choice as homeowners and organisations choose to replace other fuels.  Wood pellet fuel reduces dependency on imported and mined fuels.


Easy to Use

Most pellet fires are automated. The pellet fire will automatically start and feed the fire to your desired heat setting. With Firetime® & Onfire® Wood Pellet Fuels, you can have minimal ash build-up (much less than 1%) and have a superior heat than other wood pellet fuels on the market.



Wood Pellets burn so efficiently they are virtually smokeless, so less emissions & healthier lungs.Come in easy to handle 20kg Bags, No messy wood piles to worry about.



Just set the temperature & make sure the hopper has pellets in it, No more stocking, tending, blowing, or sweeping up the trail of wood you have left behind on the carpet! Wood Pellets take less space to store, four times more energy can be stored in the space given to standard firewood.
Clean - No dust, dirt or insects come into the home with Wood Pellets.


Cost-Effective & Efficient

Pellet Fires can deliver you comfort and warmth at a lower cost than gas or electricity for the equivalent heat output.  Wood pellets have a 5-8 % moisture content in comparison to 30-70% for firewood & woodchips. This means pellets are more efficient fuel.



No need to open the door while the fire is burning, as all the wood pellets are fed through the hopper at the back of the fire, so no danger of embers igniting on your carpet or You! There are multi safety mechanisms within most pellet fires such as an auto cut off to stop over-heating and an auto stop if the fire runs out of pellets.


Environmentally Friendly

Wood Pellets have been proven to provide the cleanest burn of any solid fuel. Wood Pellets are made from waste wood and burn so efficiently they're virtually smokeless, meaning less emissions and near zero carbon footprint. We recommend Firetime Wood Pellets, made right here in New Zealand.
Pellet Burners are allowed in some areas where new wood burners are not allowed in houses that haven't currently had a wood burner before. For more info check with your local council.


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Azwood are working to help New Zealand transition to a lower carbon future by supplying cost-comparative carbon neutral wood fuel as an alternative to fossil fuels.

Azwood have been in the energy sector for 38 years. Our main products are biomass hog fuel, wood energy chip and wood pellet fuel (industry and retail).
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