Best firewood to burn
Every type of consumable fuel, whether it’s natural gas, heating oil or wood, has a heat value — the measure of heat the substance gives off when it’s burned. The measurements are in Btus (British thermal units).
The basic rule for home heating: The higher the heat value of the wood, the more efficiently it will warm your home. Maple, ash, oak, beech, birch, hickory, apple, Cherry are among the hardwoods with the highest heat values.
This fruitwood has a high heat value, produces little smoke and gives off a sweet smell with little sparking or spitting when burned.
The wood from ash trees is among the most desirable for heating. It gives off a good heat output,good flame , low smoke and sparks and and burns slowly with a mild aroma.