A Commercial Biomass Boiler

A commercial biomass boiler Things to consider There are many things to consider when you are looking to install a commercial biomass boiler. By far the most important thing is to do your homework on the installer. Most of the boilers that are sold in the UK have been around for some time or are imported from the continent where they have been established for over 30 years and work very well. Out of the 20 or so types of boiler I [...]

Wood Chip v Wood Pellet

Wood Chip v Wood Pellet   General rule There are economies of scale when it comes to the choice between the two fuels, as generally large consumers of heat can use wood chips because the scale of installation/cost needed to accommodate a wood chip delivery is justified by the heating demand(kwh per year), whereas a small heating user (5 bed detached house) will not want to incur the larger capital cost of the installation for a lower long term fuel price because [...]

A guide to the Renewable Heat Incentive made easy

Introduction The renewable heat incentive was introduced in November 2011, with the domestic equivalent coming into force in April 2014. The aim of these schemes is to offset the cost difference between installing fossil fuelled heating against the cost of installing renewable technologies. Both schemes will pay out a subsidy, Pence per kilo watt-hour, (like the figure stated on your electricity bill) over the term of the scheme (7 year domestic, 20 years commercial) based on either a deemed usage [...]