There is “a new breed of stoves for smoke control areas that will protect us from killer pollution.”
There’s concern that ‘trendy’ wood-burning stoves are not actually that environmentally-friendly:
Although there’s been concern for some time:
However, it depends…
‘Which’ gives some advice:
As does a retailer:
Stoves for Smoke Control Areas – Smokeless Zones
Today gas is becoming expensive and we begin to realise that this bounty is not limitless or replaceable. Now wood burning stoves are making inroads to the city with a new breed of stoves for smoke control areas that will protect us from killer pollution.
Please accept this responsibility. If you want to burn wood in a city, please take a few simple steps to ensure that the future air quality is maintained
Go to http://smokecontrol.defra.gov.uk/appliances.php?country=s there you will see a list of “Exempt appliances”.
Basically (And this is really basic) the hotter the conditions maintained within the stove the more smoke will be burnt off and the less smoke will come out the chimney. Tweak this and you have a stove that will comply with current clean air legislation…