less wood using the FlueCube Chimney Cowl
your home while reducing your fuel bill is one
of the key features of the FlueCube Chimney Cowl;
in some cases burning up to 50% less wood.
q. How efficient will my wood burner become with
a FlueCube Chimney Cowl installed?.
The FlueCube’s unique design enables the
wood burning stove to burn fuel (wood) more efficiently
until it is just ash dust at the bottom of your
How efficient overall your wood burner becomes
with a FlueCube will depend on a number of factors.
An old wood burner will greatly benefit having
the FlueCube chimney cowl. The newer clean- burning
wood burners with additional secondary combustion
are designed to burn more efficiently, but they
will still see the benefit of the FlueCube as
our test shows.(Click on pdf)
q. What kind of wood should I use?
a. The most suitable firewoods are oak, hazel,
ash,hornbeam,birch and hawthorn. As long as they
are well seasoned, we would also recommend apple,
beech, cherry, elm, chestnut, plane, rowan, sycamore
q. How should I store wood for my burner?
a. For tangible results your wood needs to be
well seasoned and dry before it is burnt in a
wood burner with a FlueCube. (Note: different
woods take varying amounts of time to season.)
Your wood should be split ,stacked under cover,
with sides open to air for at least a year.
q. What standards does the FlueCube meet?
a.A member of the European Federation of Chimney
Sweeps (NACS)Associate member of the Guild of
Master Sweeps. The FlueCube is BRSIA tested to
conform to British Safety Standards.BS715:1993
& BSEN 1856-1:2005, Compliant with the National
Environment written laws: AS/NZS 4012 and AS/NZS
4013 - as a non-inclusive, uncertifiable component,
An effective flue cap or rain hat, not considered
an 'appliance variation'.
q. How easy is it to install my FlueCube?
a. Chimneys vary therefore we recommend that the
FlueCube is installed by a professional. Please
contact us for a list of installers in your area.
q. Will I still need to have my Chimney cleaned?
a. The FlueCube will help to keep your chimney
clean, providing you burn dry, low resin content
wood. We recommend as do chimney sweeps recommend
that chimneys are inspected and cleaned regularly.
q. Does the FlueCube work with Multi Fuel Stoves
Aga's and Rayburns?
a. The FlueCube does will with these stoves.It
will also improve the performance of stoves and
stop downdraught issues.
q. Does FlueCube support British industry?
a. Our FlueCubes are proudly made in Great Britain,
under licence from FlueCube NZ.
How does the FlueCube help the environment?
a. Using a British Standard BS 2742:2009 Ringlemann
smoke chart to check the degree of visual pollution,
the FlueCube on top of a wood burner reduces the
amount of soot released into the atmosphere.
q. Why is it important to burn wood more cleanly
using a FlueCube?
a. The EU recognizes the importance of reducing
particulates the biggest polluter being our cars.As
part of their long-term climate strategy. Wood
is a sustainable resource, meaning that it is
an environmentally friendly option when it comes
to heating your home, and burning wood is a carbon-neutral
activity but further reducing particulates caused
by burning fuel can only be a good thing. FlueCube
is supported by the European Regional Development
Fund to help us get this message across.
q. How big is the FlueCube?
a. The FlueCube is 40cm long with a width of 30.5cm;
with a choice of 3 colours the FlueCube blends
in with your current chimney. You won’t
even notice it’s there but you will notice