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Introducing Brand New Wood Furnace to Market - The Drolet Tundra!

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Fyrebug

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Retail should be around $1,699 - $1,899

Keep in mind that while this is slightly higher than your standard Hotblast or Daka... It will save you about 50% on wood consumption.

It comes standard with a 1,000 CFM blower. 4 plenum round outlet, automatic damper (on thermoswitch). Optional thermostat kit and cold air return kit.

Available in September.

Questions? Ask away...
 
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That's a good price, considering it has a heat exchanger, secondary combustion and can qualify for tax credits. What's the drawer on the bottom, and what's the size of the firebox?
 
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That's a good price, considering it has a heat exchanger, secondary combustion and can qualify for tax credits. What's the drawer on the bottom, and what's the size of the firebox?
Auto damper on thermodisk switch measures firebox temp and open & close damper based on this. On power outage damper closes for safety reason. Damper is on intake (primary) combustion air.

The thermostat kit includes thermostat and fan limit kit. It will control the primary air damper.

Flue size 6"

Laynes... This is basically the Caddy firebox. Same heat exchanger. same firebox. Different blower & plenum hookup. Also, no option for oil or electrical. We've increased the size of the ash drawer that you see at the bottom. Also smaller than the Caddy.

We designed the physical size so if you already have an old Hotblast, Daka, Norseman etc... all you have to do is unhook the old furnace and the Tundra will fit in the same footprint and hook to the same round outlets.
 
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Sounds like a good value.
Made in Canukastan?
Warranty?
Is 4 spd blower motor, auto spd control to maintain target temp or wire motor to desired spd?
 
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If the thermo switch controls the primary damper? For EPA. Does the T-stat over ride the thermo disc only to open more on a call for heat.
 
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will they be available in local stores,,tractor supply ,southern states etc .or factory direct only.
I'm very interested in one to replace my hotblast,but i really like to look things over before i purchase
 
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Sorry Mis-spoke on the primary air damper. It it on a on/off wall switch. On power outage damper automatically close. The thermodisk measures the firebox temps. Kick in point of 125f blower comes on. Kick out point of 115f.

Thermostat kit measures plenum temps and controls the damper. The thermodisk still controls the blower.

We're working on listing the retails stores but likely at Menards, Family Farm and others. Will also be available online at various e-tailers like Northern Tools.
 
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Looks interesting!

Would it work OK in a greenhouse environment?

Will DHW be an option?
Thanks

No problem for greenhouse but typically for 24hrs control most of the greenhouse application gravitate toward our Alterna Pellet furnace.

No hot water option on the Drolet. However, this is available on the PSG Caddy line.
 
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Sounds like a good value.
Made in Canukastan?
Warranty?
Is 4 spd blower motor, auto spd control to maintain target temp or wire motor to desired spd?
Yes, made in the land of freezing cold weather, super high taxes and "free" health care :dizzy:

Warranty is Limited Lifetime: http://www.drolet.ca/upload/documents/garanties/Warranty31-3.pdf

Fixed speed motor. By right if you take a static pressure reading, you then determine what is the best speed for your system.

On the PSG Caddy line we are working on a DC version so if needed you could run your furnace off a battery.
 
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