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What are sustainable forests?

Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Biomass is fast becoming a viable alternative to traditional fossil fuels. In 2017 biomass accounted for approximately 17% of Great Britain’s renewable power. The key is of course to ensure that its source is indeed a renewable and sustainable one. Biomass, unlike most other renewable energy resources, is unique in being able to perform in a similar way to...

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Biomass Fuel Types

Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Biomass fuels are renewable and also considered carbon-neutral. This is because, when they are burned, they release the same amount of carbon they absorbed during their time growing as plants and trees. Fuels can be seen as wet or dry and high or low density. The wetter fuels are lower in calorific value (meaning less energy per kilo) and...

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Alternatives to Oil Boilers

Thursday, 6 December 2018

Biomass If you are considering heating options for your property (or properties) either commercial or domestic, then biomass could very well be the choice for you. The majority of commercial and domestic boilers are either oil or gas powered. Both of which are reliant on fossil fuels and these can be subject to unexpected price changes. In addition, fossil...

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Why are biomass boilers the best option for farms?

Friday, 23 November 2018

Farms are typically located in off-gas grid areas with a high heat demand and as such have limited choice when it comes to a heating system. In the past your only option was oil, but now supported by government incentives there is a better, more sustainable solution – biomass! A large oil tank (or multiple large oil tanks) are...

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Energy Advice for Architects – Why Should you Consider Biomass?

Monday, 19 November 2018

If you’re an architect designing a new building, commercial or domestic, biomass is an excellent solution for the building’s heating needs. Why? Well, biomass qualifies for the governments RHI scheme, meaning the building’s owners can earn money from it being in place. With better efficiency than oil or electric heating and with a 5 year warranty, ETA biomass boiler...

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Biomass Boilers

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

With the constant rise in prices of oil and fossil fuels, many people have started to look for alternative ways of heating their homes and businesses. One of the options that is gaining popularity is an investment in wood pellet or wood chip boilers. Wood pellet and wood chip heating is a new and modern solution consisting of a...

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