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1. (WO1987003194) A METHOD OF HEATING A SAUNA AND A SAUNA STOVE
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Claims

1. A method of heating a sauna, wherein the air contained in the sauna room is heated by means of a heatable sauna stove positioned in the sauna room, c h a r a c t e r i z e d in that the sauna stove is first heated to a desired temperature by circulating air within the stove only through a heatable stone space (11) as a closed forced circulation, whereafter the air contained in the sauna room is begun to be heated by circulating air as an open forced circulation known per se through the stone space (11) and the sauna room.
2. A method according to claim 1, c h a r a c t e r i z e d in that the stove and the air contained in the sauna room are heated partially simultaneously.
3. A sauna stove, comprising a stone space (11) and stove stones positioned in the stone space, heating elements (3), and a fan (5) for blowing air through the stove, c h a r a c t e r i z e d in that the stove comprises a cover (7) for tightly closing the stone space (11), and a stove air circulation channel (9), and that the fan (5) is arranged to circulate air within the stove through the stone space (11) and the circulation channel (9) as a closed forced circulation when the cover (7) is closed and as an open forced circulation known per se through the stone space (11) and the sauna room when the cover (7) is open.
4. A stove according to claim 3, provided with a sensor (4) positioned within the stone space (11) for the adjustment of the temperature of the stove stones, c h a r a c t e r i z e d in that the fan (5) and/or the position of the cover (7) are adjustable depending on the temperature of the stove stones.
5. A stove according to claim 3 or 4, c h a r a c t e r i z e d in that the fan (5) and/or the posi tion of the cover (7) are adjustable depending on the temperature of the sauna.
6. A stove according to any of the claims 3 to 5, c h a r a c t e r i z e d in that the fan (5) and/or the position of the cover (7) are adjustable depending on the amount of energy consumed to the heating of the stove.
7. A stove according to any of the preceding claims 3 to 6, c h a r a c t e r i z e d in that the fan (5) and/or the position of the cover (7) are adjustable depending on the time spent on the heating of the stove.