Lodgepole pine tends to be a slower growing and more dense pine with one of the higher BTU rating of the pines. It also has thin bark so when you get a cord of lodgepole, you are getting more wood and less bark.What is lodgepole wood good for?
It also has thin bark so when you get a cord of lodgepole, you are getting more wood and less bark. It is a good all around wood for wood stoves, fireplaces and outdoor fires.Why are the BTU values for firewood so approximate?
Because of this variable consider the firewood BTU values and weight in these charts to be approximate. The BTU in a cord of firewood is usually close to the same per pound between species. One pound of dense hardwood will have about the same amount of energy as one pound of light softwood. The difference in energy content is in the woods density.What is the BTU of Eastern Hardwood?
2270 Western White Pine Sequoia Redwood Firewood BTU of Eastern Hardwood Species Inconsistency between charts may exist due to different laboratory variables Species Million BTU’s per Cord Pounds Per Cord Dry Osage Orange 32.9 4728 Shagbark Hickory 27.7