Particulate pollution from stoves

Particle pollution from stoves

Via Treehugger, who has lots more detailed information on the advantages and disadvantages of the various types of stoves.

So, there’s no question about it, oil and gas furnances burn much cleaner than any type of wood or pellet stove, no matter how advanced they may be. Plus, as Treehugger points out, pellet stoves are complicated and require electricity to run – which makes them useless in a power outage.