Central Boiler, known for their innovations in wood heating
technology, has developed a Dual Fuel Ready model which allows the furnace to be fitted
with an optional Fuel Oil, Natural Gas, or Propane burner. The Dual Fuel System has four
modes of operation: Wood Only, Clean Start, Dual Fuel Backup, and Fuel Oil/LP/NG.
Laboratory test have shown efficiencies over 85% with these fuels. This flexible Dual Fuel
system allows you to adapt the furnace to your individual heating needs. The Dual Fuel
Ready option allows for easy installation of the oil or gas burner (not included in
Optional Dual Fuel
Available in your choice of Fuel Oil, LP, or
- Wood: The most economical choice. The wood mode allows the user to operate the
furnace burning only wood. Wood is a totally renewable resource.
- Clean Start: This wood burning mode allows the Dual Fuel Burner to operate
for a selected period of time in the beginning of each burn cycle to create immediate high
temperature in the secondary combustion area of the Ripple Top®
and Heat Lock Baffle® firebox design. This mode also provides automatic backup with
- Dual Fuel Backup: This mode automatically initiates the Dual Fuel Burner as a
backup if the operator does not refuel the furnace with wood.
- Fuel Oil - LP/NG: This mode allows operation of the furnace when not firing with
wood. The Liquid Propane, Natural Gas, and Fuel Oil burners are shipped with a 150,000 BTU
rating and may be increased for certain applications.
* Fuel oil must be at proper viscosity to operate correctly.
The Dual Fuel System control
knob is located on the side
panel pump cover. Pertinent
information for the Dual
Fuel System is mounted
inside the side panel.
For more information about this option, please contact your us or browse our furnace
models to find which best fits your application. Please review the Owner's Manual for
installation and operation specifications.