Heat-Kit with raw clay facing over brick, colored with iron oxide pigments.
Heatkit with thinstone veneer.
Napanee, Ontario 2012
Heat Kit with bake oven. Lakefield, Quebec.
Client's preliminary design, client's floorplan
proposed dimensioned footprint, modified footprint
Contraflow heater, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Mason: Bob Weaver Masonry
local Mocha granite and Appalachia Autumn stone. Stone source: shukes(at)ptd.net
high resolution version
HK 22 with rear oven.
Mason: Pier Boersma, Pillar Masonry, Bellingham WA
HK 22 with front ove
Bay Bulls, Newfoundland
Mason: Martin Palmer
712-MILLD: HK22 w oven and coil. Juneau, Alaska.
client's footprint, elevation
Heater assembled and finished by client.
844-KENA: - HK22, corner unit, bake oven, slab on grade. September 2008.
design: iteration 1, iteration 2, iteration 3
Slab layout, finished slab,
consulting structural engineer: Dave Misiuk
845-SUTE: - HK22, bake oven, heated bench. Shipped to West Chester, PA Sept 25/08.
Mason: MHA member Brian Klipfel, Amazin' Masons, NJ
heater rendering by Brian Klipfel
Farmhouse period renovation, Packenham, Ontario. Architect: Julian Smith & Associates
Custom handmade tiles.
635-STEI: HK 22, see-through.. New Jersey
Mason: Brian Klipfel, Amazin' Masons
sketch by heater mason Brian Klipfel
larger version of photo
C-MCDO: HeatKit core. Delivered and installed,
progress photo. Mason: MHA Member Marcus Flynn
704-BUSCH05: HK22 w oven.
Shipped to MHA Certified mason, Stephen Bushway, Mass. April/07
Masons: Steve Bushway and Antoine Guerlain
931-ROB3: HK 22, front oven, slab on grade. Shipped to Rolla, MO. Aug 21/09
client's truck picking up the core kit at the shippers,
HK 22, front oven, heated bench, slab on grade.
Custom insulated bake oven door.
St. John's NF, May /09.
Heater mason: MHA member Martin Palmer
client's 3-D Autocad model
HK22 w oven, heated bench. Langdon, NH. Aug, 2007.
clients' floorplan 1, detail
completed core, showing heated bench rough-in. Mason Doug Phelps on right.
Client Chris Carbone works for Bensonwood Timberframe home company.
Completed heater, plus construction photos
HK 22 w. front oven. Sharbot Lake, ON. September 2005
Footprint, revised footprint 08/15/04
revised footprint, May 25/05, June 6/05, June 7/05
installed core with roughed in heated bench
623-ARMS: HK22, rear oven, heated bench. Shipped to MA, Jan 5/07. Mason: Steve Bushway
house progress photo, heater foundation 1, 2, house floorplan
Finished house, Energy Star certificate
Steve Bushway working on core, first course of facing
Heat Kit w. bake oven. Custom heated bench. Slab on grade.
Finished with frosted glass tiles (black) and Stainless steel tiles, with top and mantel of Limestone
Large strawbale house/studio - steel frame with strawbale infill.
Architect: Laura Lee Intscher. Vestal, NY. Nov /05
Client's website with house details
proposed footprint and elevation
details for custom heated bench
heated bench detail 1, detail 2, detail 3, detail 4, detail 5,
Completed core, with mason Dale Demary and architect and owner Laura Lee Intscher
View from house entry side
HK22 w. oven. Retrofit into existing house (during a major renovation)
Deliver and install core.
Finish by clients (local mason)
preliminary heater footprint
629-ZWAR: HK22, oven, slab on grade. Shipped to Puslinch ON Sep. 21/06
- faced with limestone from the foundation excavation
- heats a low energy 3,000 sq. ft. house, with an annual consumption of 1.5 full cords.
HK-22 with oven and domestic hot water coil.
Strawbale house, Wakefield, Quebec.
Finish mason: Udo Kohrmann.
Building the core
Client's slide show of building the core
Client's slide show of finishing the heater
Client's slide show of just-occupied house
HK-22 with rear oven.
Off-grid timberframe house, Sioux Lookout, ON. Delivered and installed core, July 2001
River rock finish
layout proposal, elevation
HK 22, domestic hot water coil. Slab on grade. Harrisville, Michigan.
Delivered and installed, October 4/05
Client's floorplan, photo of location
proposed heater footprint, DHW coil location plan, elevation
final heater footprint (Aug 1/05)
HK 22 w, rear oven.
Builder: Kim Aaboe. Head of Jeddore, Nova Scotia.
completed heater. Mason: John Wallace, Chezzetcook, NS
finished house, finished heater front 1, front 2, rear 1, rear 2
Additional client feedback on the bake oven
Residence in Ossineke, Michigan. Slate tile finish.
Slab on grade, hot water coil. May/04
Construction progress photo, June 10/04
Corner masonry heater with bakeoven, domestic hot water, heated benches. Eco-tourism
preliminary footprint, footprint 2, footprint 3, footprint 4, final footprint
Heater with rear bakeoven, heated bench, and wood storage.
Completed in 2005.
Sustainable housing co-op, Ithaca, NY. Installed core.
Dry layout of heated bench
Construction photos of house
Photo gallery of finished house
Q37-FITZ: Consult on heater layout and design,
new house, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Vincent
den Hartog, architect.
Shipped May 9/06
Architect's floor plan, revised floorpan
preliminary heater footprint, revised footprint1, revised footprint2
revised footprint, May 18/05
Summer home, North Bay, Ontario. Local fieldstone with polished granite bench
top and door surround.
Masons: Mel McCulloch and John Tenhave.
Shipped Nov 7/02
elevation, client elevation sketch
Heater with local fieldrock face. July 2006.
Mason: Jean-David Morneau
HK-18 heater core with rear bakeoven, Colorado (Four Corners area)
Photo of finished heater and client feedback
C-KIMM: 2 HK-22 cores,one oven, heated bench, water coil, seismic
5000 sq. ft. strawbale house. Supply components and consult on structural design.
Foundation reinforcing plan
Cantilevered slab and first floor heated bench layout
C-FAIR: HK22 with rear oven, hot water coil, front heated bench. Indian River, Michigan. Delivered and installed, June 26/03. Finish mason: Bob Goode.
Completed core with dry heated bench layout.
Client photo: front
Heater built with the help of Gene Hedin
2 stacked heaters. View of top heater with bakeoven, Alexandria VA.
HK-22 core w. oven. Remote chimney w. bypass, heated bench and wood storage.
Heater dimensions, layout
HK-22 corner unit with oven and heated bench.Western New York state.
Stonework by client.
Client's preliminary layout sketch
Foundation plan, revised plan
Dimensioned heater footprint
Assembled masonry heater core, before heated bench rough-in
HK-22 w. bakeoven and domestic hot water, Canton, NY. Core built by Dan
Client applied sculpted raw clay facing.
Design consulting and manufacturing of components. Custom system for
5000 sq. ft. rammed earth house, British Columbia. Heater firebox is used to
fire large kitchen bakeoven. Bakeoven and fireplace can operate separately.
C-MAST: HK 22 w. heated bench. Plattsburgh, NY. Mason: Dan Pike.
Design work, custom components for see-through high efficiency masonry fireplace
(shown before installation of glass doors). Components for Rosin fireplace.
Built by mason Colin Coveny, Carleton
2 stacked HK-22 cores, one with oven, Ohio.
C-CROS: HK-22 w. oven, slab on grade, Lac Megantic PQ.
HK-22 core components with bakeoven, heated bench, Val-des-Monts, Quebec. Installed
by mason Jim Mahon, Low, PQ.
Elevation, plan, perspective
HK-22, core kit shipped to British Columbia. Domestic hot water coil, bakeoven,
Heated bench detail
HK-22, installed corner core with bakeoven. Campbellford, Ontario.
finished heater 1, finished heater 2
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