If you have a fireplace in your home, you’re probably familiar with the need to keep the chimney and chimney sweeping logs dry, dry out and free from water.
But what if you live in an area that has an abundance of wood?
For many, this is a question of life or death.
For most, it is an environmental necessity.
According to a report by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), a Washington-based nonprofit that researches environmental issues, the vast majority of American households rely on wood as a component of their home’s air conditioning system.
In 2013, nearly 60 percent of U.S. households said they were using wood to heat their homes.
Wood is an important component of the modern American home, and wood is becoming a crucial part of the country’s energy supply.
It is also the most common material used to construct buildings, according to the American Institute of Architects.
The wood that makes up most modern home construction comes from trees that are typically grown for lumber.
These are usually oak, ash, beech or birch, and their wood is called cedar.
Wood is the only material used in the construction of most modern homes that has been studied for its durability and ability to absorb carbon dioxide.
It is also used in other household items, such as furniture, televisions, refrigerators and toilets.
When a wood product is burned, it releases carbon dioxide, which is a greenhouse gas, the second most potent greenhouse gas behind methane.
The release of CO2 releases more heat energy than it releases into the air, which in turn creates more heat and creates more greenhouse gases.
The EDF report found that roughly 60 percent to 80 percent of American homes have wood burning systems.
Most of the wood burning equipment is made by large companies, including big companies like General Electric and ConocoPhillips.
These large companies make up a significant share of the United States lumber supply, accounting for more than half of all American wood sales.
The report estimates that about one-third of all U.s. households rely in some way on wood-burning equipment.
According to the EDF, the largest producers of American wood are General Electric, Northrop Grumman, Bedrock, GE and Kimberly-Clark.
More than half (48 percent) of U and D.C. households have wood-fueled appliances, such a stove, stovetop, oven and air conditioner.
About 30 percent of the homes that do not have wood boilers, which release CO2 when they heat water, are in areas with high levels of drought, according the EDP report.
This means that while there is a high risk of fire in these areas, there is no direct link between the drought and the wood-consuming equipment.
To be safe, it’s important to check the wood in your house for signs of mold or other moldy material.
This is especially important in areas where wood is used in building materials, such like furniture, furniture pieces, cabinets, flooring, stoves and more.