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  # 2187023 25-Feb-2019 18:01
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Actually you can install a uleb wood burner.

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  # 2187026 25-Feb-2019 18:22
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gchiu: Actually you can install a uleb wood burner.

 

 

 

only if another wood fire is removed , it's called the offsetting rule





Common sense is not as common as you think.


 
 
 
 


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  # 2187191 26-Feb-2019 08:42
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I found the preview of a cached link on the BOP govt site that says 50% of Rotorua households have a wood burner which is why the air was so bad in winter.  And here I was thinking it was all the sulfur.

 

 

 

Are wood cookers also covered by this?  They are exempt from the clean air act throughout the rest of the country.


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  # 2187193 26-Feb-2019 08:48
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I was visiting Tauranga a couple of years ago.  A friend had a heated pool and a spa from a geothermal bore as did neighbours, and the motel I was using.

 

 

 

I guess the council don't want people tapping into the geothermal resources in case it affects the ability to generate income from tourists.  Otherwise a ground source heat pump  in those regions sounds as though it might be very inexpensive.


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