THIS WOULD BE PERFECT IN MY NEW MEXICO HOME.DIY rocket stove - "Rocket stove technology can heat a home with less wood than a conventional wood stove. So little, that many homes are heated with nothing but tree trimmings that come out of a small yard.
Rocket mass heater - Commercially sold by Dragon heaters - captures all the heat in the "bells" and will continue heating 13 hours after the fire is out. For those with limited space with no room for a huge mass like a cob bench.
Although forced air is the most common form of home heat in North America it is far from ideal. This article explains why Building Biology regards the masonry heater as the ultimate heating system for health, comfort and ecology.