From time to time people inquire about how well catalytic stoves perform when fueled with wet wood.The issue was recently raised in connection with new EPA regulations. The simple answer is that catalytic stoves perform much better than non-catalytic stoves at low temperatures, low flow rates, and with wet wood (see pdf and video below). Click here to view test results
Note that we do NOT recommend using wet wood. Efficient performance at low burn rates (with dry wood) is a huge advantage of catalytic stoves. More test results will be posted over the next few weeks.