WOOD CONSUMPTION


This table will help you determine the wood consumption of the stove you will be useing

Species Density (lbs per cubic ft) Weight Per Cord (lbs) BTU's Per  Cord (millions) Recoverable BTU's per Cord (Millions) Units needed to produce 1 Million BTU's
Apple 48.7 4100 26.5 18.55 0.054
Aspen 27 2290 14.7 10.29 0.097
Balsam Fir 26.3 2236 14.3 10.01 0.10
Basswood 24.8 2108 13.5 9.45 0.106
Beech 44.2 3757 24 16.8 0.060
Black Ash 35.2 2992 19.1 13.37 0.075
Black Spruce 29.2 2482 15.9 11.13 0.090
Box elder 32.9 2797 17.9 12.53 0.080
Cherry 36.7 3121 20 14 0.071
Cottonwood 24.8 2108 13.5 9.45 0.106
East Hop Hornbeam 50.2 4267 27.3 19.11 0.052
Elm 35.9 3052 19.5 13.65 0.073
Hackberry 38.2 3247 20.8 14.56 0.069
Hemlock 29.2 2482 15.9 11.13 0.090
Hickory 50.9 4327 27.7 19.39 0.052
Jack Pine 31.4 2669 17.1 11.97 0.084
Norway Pine 31.4 2669 17.1 11.97 0.084
Paper Birch 37.4 3179 20.3 14.21 0.070
Ponderosa Pine 28 2380 15.2 10.64 0.094
Red Oak 44.2 3757 24 16.8 0.060
Red Maple 34.4 2924 18.7 13.09 0.076
Sugar Maple 44.2 3757 24 16.8 0.060
Tamarack 38.2 3247 20.8 14.56 0.069
Yellow Birch 43.4 3689 23.6 16.52 0.061
White Ash 43.4 3689 23.6 16.52 0.061
White Oak 47.2 4012 25.7 17.99 0.056
White Pine 26.3 2236 14.3 10.01 0.100