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As the leading manufacturer of wood pellet fuel in New Zealand, Azwood Energy have the expertise and technical capability to ensure your pellets are consistently of high quality no matter what Azwood Energy product you use to heat your home. 
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Compare the top 5 heating systems for your home

Written by Azwood Energy on July 12th, 2022.      0 comments

When purchasing or building a home, one of the most important considerations is your heating system. New Zealand is known for its insulation and ventilation problems so often we are looking for a durable and cost-effective solution to keep our families warm, healthy and dry during winter.

Snap & Win Azwood Pellet Fuel

Written by Azwood Energy on July 4th, 2022.      0 comments

To say thank you to all the pellet fire owners out there that choose to burn Azwood Energy pellet fuel like Firetime® and Onfire® Premium, we are giving you 4 chances to win over 100kg's worth of pellet fuel.


Why you shouldn't buy damaged pellet fuel bags

Written by Azwood Energy on April 13th, 2022.      0 comments

Unfortunately, sometimes our bags can get damaged in transit and on the shop floor. But what you do after that is the important part. We want to do our best to inform all stores of the correct procedures but we also want to educate our customers to ensure they know why it is important not to buy damaged pellet fuel bags.
Topics: Pellet Fuel

Healthy Homes Part 3: Small things that can make a big difference

Written by Azwood Energy on July 15th, 2021.      0 comments

While there are many expensive solutions to a dry healthy home, we want to look at all the free things you can do to reduce moisture and trap in any natural heat before turning on your pellet fire.

Healthy Home Series Part 2: What temperature is considered healthy?

Written by Azwood Energy on July 12th, 2021.      0 comments

More than one-third of NZ houses contain mould!
No one likes a cold home. But do you know what temperature is considered healthy? Maybe it's time to readjust those thermostats.

Healthy Home Series Part 1: Why is ventilation important during winter?

Written by Azwood Energy on June 30th, 2021.      0 comments

Did you know that it is harder to heat damp air than it is to heat dry air? You may be spending more money than you need on heating your home when it's ventilation that is the issue. Here are 4 reasons why good ventilation is important.

Are burning fuel or your fire this winter?

Written by Azwood Energy on May 19th, 2021.      0 comments

Many European and leading pellet fire manufacturers stipulate that burning uncertified fuel in their pellet fires may void the warranty.

The truth is, not all wood pellets are the same. In fact, not all wood that goes into the pellets is the same. So how do you know if you’re getting the most heat and value from the pellets you purchase?
Topics: Pellet Fuel

Get Pellet Fuel Delivered To Your Door!

Written by Azwood Energy on November 12th, 2020.      0 comments

Great News! Did you know that there are retailers around NZ that offer online ordering and will deliver to your door? Take away the hassle and enjoy the warmth.

Topics: Pellet Fires

Estimate Your Pellet Fuel Usage

Written by Azwood Energy on June 16th, 2020.      0 comments

Answer our 6 question quiz and see how you compare to other pellet fire owners across the country.

Health Effects of Cold Homes During Covid19 Level 2 Restrictions

Written by Azwood Energy on May 20th, 2020.      0 comments

We’ve all heard that a warm, dry home is a healthy home, but how warm does it need to be, especially when we’re spending most of our time at home? How warm are New Zealand homes, generally? How can living in a cold indoor environment affect your health? Below what temperature are adverse health effects likely? We have looked at the most recent research to find the answers to these questions.

Are Your Pellets ENplus® A1 Certified?

Written by Azwood Energy on July 31st, 2019.      0 comments

Not all wood pellets are created equal. Standards and certifications provide guidance as to quality, however, there are a broad range of these, and some wood pellet manufacturers opt to meet lower thresholds to save costs. Azwood Energy is different, Azwood Energy stands for quality. That is why Azwood Energy chooses to produce its premium wood pellet fuel to the highest specification available.

How To Choose A Pellet Fire

Written by Azwood Energy on July 15th, 2019.      0 comments

Are you building a new home? At Azwood Energy, we understand it can be a stressful time with numerous decisions to be made, decisions that you will have to live with into the future. Your choice of home heating, particularly, can impact your on-going costs considerably.

A recent study by Consumer New Zealand, found that choosing a pellet fire is a very economical option, producing warmth for between 12 to 26 cents per kilowatt hour, depending on pellet fuel prices. New Zealand’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority’s ENERGYWISE also advise that pellet fires are a very environmentally-friendly and clean heating option.

So what points do you need to bear in mind when deciding to install a pellet fire? Azwood Energy has provided some factors for you to take into account.

Topics: Pellet Fires

All About Pellet Fires - How Does A Pellet Fire Work?

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

With everyone becoming more aware of the environmental issues that are facing our planet, we are trying to hold on to the things we love while still embracing a newer clean green alternative.

I don't know about you, but for me standing in front of a heat pump trying to get warm really doesn't cut the mustard. I like the fact that you are not spending weeks cutting firewood, then stacking and drying, or trying to save enough money to buy wood from a merchant. Still, there is nothing quite like the warmth of a fire to make you feel snug and cosy.

Why Should I Choose a Pellet Fire?

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

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.

Wood Pellets - Cost Comparison

Written by Azwood Energy on April 16th, 2019.      0 comments

Cost of wood pellet vs other energy types

The benefits of using wood pellets can be shown to both society and the environment. Wood pellet fuel can be cheaper and cleaner than using fossil fuels. In the coming years, it is predicted fossil fuel prices will increase.

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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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