The book "Thermal Mass Stoves: History, Plans, and Principles" by Carlos Ponticelli, founder of Thermal Mass, is a comprehensive guide for those interested in the design, construction, and operation of thermal mass stoves. Through his experience and knowledge, Ponticelli shares with readers everything about thermal mass stoves: from their history and the fundamentals of thermal inertia to practical details for constructing various types of stoves. This book is aimed at self-builders, architects, builders, individuals interested in learning a new trade, and homeowners who wish to make informed decisions about efficient and sustainable heating systems. Ponticelli not only provides detailed plans and guides for various stove models but also addresses the importance of sustainability and energy efficiency in home heating. This work reflects his passion for creating warm and comfortable environments, his commitment to education and the stove-making community, and his innovative vision in using traditional methods and contemporary designs.

Your Complete Guide to Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

Dive into the world of thermal mass stoves with our exclusive book: "Thermal Mass Stoves: History, Plans, and Principles." Learn from Carlos Ponticelli how these stoves can transform your home into a warm, efficient, and eco-friendly haven. What You Will Discover:

  • Deep History: Travel through time to explore the origins and evolution of thermal mass stoves.
  • Detailed Guides: Step-by-step explained plans and principles for building your own stove.
  • Sustainability at Home: Tips for implementing heating solutions that respect the environment and your wallet.

Who Is This Book For?

Ideal for self-builders, architects, and anyone interested in a more sustainable way of living. What Will I Learn?

Thermal Mass Stoves: History, Plans, and Principles 1

About the Author 1

Who This Book Is For 2

Table of Contents 5

Introduction 7

Introduction: The Fascinating World of Stove Making 7

Why Thermal Mass Stoves 7

The Labyrinth of Names and Typologies 7

What You Will Find in This Book? 7

Let's Get Started 7

History and Evolution of Thermal Mass Stoves 9

The Korean Ondol 10

The Hypocaust: Innovative Heating of Ancient Rome 12

The Glory: Hidden Heat of the Spanish Renaissance 15

The Trivet: An Icon of Durability and Versatility Through Time 17

The Japanese Solution: Kotatsu 18

Clay Ovens and the Legacy of Pompeii 20

The Argentine Field Oven 22

The Rise of Stove Making in Latin America 23

Chapter 3: The Fundamentals of Thermal Inertia and Its Importance 25

What Is Thermal Inertia? 25

Why Is It Important? 25

Materials and Design 25

Chapter 4: Stove Typologies 26

Introduction 27

Rocket Jota Stove 28

Plans: Layer-by-Layer Assembly of a Rocket Jota Core 30

BBR Stove 34

Operation of the BBR Core 35

Gymse Stove 37

The Gymse Is Not a Core, It's a Complete Stove 39

Plans: Layer-by-Layer Assembly of a Gymse Stove Core 40

Russian INTA Stove 46

The First Argentine Thermal Mass Stove 47

Chunkana Stove 48

Plans: Layer-by-Layer Assembly of a Chunkana Stove 49

Patagonian Stove 50

Plans: Layer-by-Layer Assembly of a Patagonian Stove 51

The Russian Oven 56

The Russian Oven: A Legacy of Warmth and Innovation 57

Finnish Stove 58

Ondol 59

Stoves with White Oven 60

Chapter 5: Similarities and Differences 62

Introduction 62

Comparative Chart of Stoves Available in Argentina 63

Features 63

Russian INTA 63

Chunkana 63

Patagonian Stove 63

Gymse Stove 63

BBR 63

Combustion Efficiency 63

  1. Universal Similarities 64

  2. Distinctive Features 64

Chapter 6: How to Choose 65

Introduction 65

  1. Evaluating Space 65

  2. Defining Your Heating Needs 65

  3. Considering Budget 66

Final Thoughts: Your Home, Your Choice 66

Chapter 7: Design and Location Considerations 67

Introduction 67

  1. Optimal Location 67

  2. Structural Design 67

  3. Technical Considerations 68

Creative and Practical Thoughts 68

Conclusion 69

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The book "Thermal Mass Stoves: History, Plans, and Principles" by Carlos Ponticelli, founder of Thermal Mass, is a comprehensive guide for those interested in the design, construction, and operation of thermal mass stoves. Through his experience and knowledge, Ponticelli shares with readers everything about thermal mass stoves: from their history and the fundamentals of thermal inertia to practical details for constructing various types of stoves. This book is aimed at self-builders, architects, builders, individuals interested in learning a new trade, and homeowners who wish to make informed decisions about efficient and sustainable heating systems. Ponticelli not only provides detailed plans and guides for various stove models but also addresses the importance of sustainability and energy efficiency in home heating. This work reflects his passion for creating warm and comfortable environments, his commitment to education and the stove-making community, and his innovative vision in using traditional methods and contemporary designs.

Your Complete Guide to Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

Dive into the world of thermal mass stoves with our exclusive book: "Thermal Mass Stoves: History, Plans, and Principles." Learn from Carlos Ponticelli how these stoves can transform your home into a warm, efficient, and eco-friendly haven. What You Will Discover:

  • Deep History: Travel through time to explore the origins and evolution of thermal mass stoves.
  • Detailed Guides: Step-by-step explained plans and principles for building your own stove.
  • Sustainability at Home: Tips for implementing heating solutions that respect the environment and your wallet.

Who Is This Book For?

Ideal for self-builders, architects, and anyone interested in a more sustainable way of living. What Will I Learn?

Thermal Mass Stoves: History, Plans, and Principles 1

About the Author 1

Who This Book Is For 2

Table of Contents 5

Introduction 7

Introduction: The Fascinating World of Stove Making 7

Why Thermal Mass Stoves 7

The Labyrinth of Names and Typologies 7

What You Will Find in This Book? 7

Let's Get Started 7

History and Evolution of Thermal Mass Stoves 9

The Korean Ondol 10

The Hypocaust: Innovative Heating of Ancient Rome 12

The Glory: Hidden Heat of the Spanish Renaissance 15

The Trivet: An Icon of Durability and Versatility Through Time 17

The Japanese Solution: Kotatsu 18

Clay Ovens and the Legacy of Pompeii 20

The Argentine Field Oven 22

The Rise of Stove Making in Latin America 23

Chapter 3: The Fundamentals of Thermal Inertia and Its Importance 25

What Is Thermal Inertia? 25

Why Is It Important? 25

Materials and Design 25

Chapter 4: Stove Typologies 26

Introduction 27

Rocket Jota Stove 28

Plans: Layer-by-Layer Assembly of a Rocket Jota Core 30

BBR Stove 34

Operation of the BBR Core 35

Gymse Stove 37

The Gymse Is Not a Core, It's a Complete Stove 39

Plans: Layer-by-Layer Assembly of a Gymse Stove Core 40

Russian INTA Stove 46

The First Argentine Thermal Mass Stove 47

Chunkana Stove 48

Plans: Layer-by-Layer Assembly of a Chunkana Stove 49

Patagonian Stove 50

Plans: Layer-by-Layer Assembly of a Patagonian Stove 51

The Russian Oven 56

The Russian Oven: A Legacy of Warmth and Innovation 57

Finnish Stove 58

Ondol 59

Stoves with White Oven 60

Chapter 5: Similarities and Differences 62

Introduction 62

Comparative Chart of Stoves Available in Argentina 63

Features 63

Russian INTA 63

Chunkana 63

Patagonian Stove 63

Gymse Stove 63

BBR 63

Combustion Efficiency 63

  1. Universal Similarities 64

  2. Distinctive Features 64

Chapter 6: How to Choose 65

Introduction 65

  1. Evaluating Space 65

  2. Defining Your Heating Needs 65

  3. Considering Budget 66

Final Thoughts: Your Home, Your Choice 66

Chapter 7: Design and Location Considerations 67

Introduction 67

  1. Optimal Location 67

  2. Structural Design 67

  3. Technical Considerations 68

Creative and Practical Thoughts 68

Conclusion 69

Get Your Copy Today

Don't miss the opportunity to transform your space into an efficient and sustainable home. Click the button and get your definitive guide to thermal mass stoves!

Transform your home, respect the planet.