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Energy Efficient in 2019

Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Top Tips on Making your Home more Energy Efficient in 2019 No more acute is the need to improve your home’s energy efficiency than in winter. As your heating bills soar, you want to be certain that you’re not wasting your money heating an inefficient home. For most homes, the largest energy cost comes from heating and yours is...

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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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Why are biomass boilers so great for poultry houses?

Thursday, 6 December 2018

If you are a poultry farmer you will know the importance of maintaining a constant, regular temperature throughout your houses. Whether you raise chickens as broilers or layers, the ambient temperature plays a vital role. Too low or too high and the chickens become unhealthy. Unhealthy birds mean bad news for the animals, your customers and you. The younger...

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Is Biomass Really Sustainable?

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

If you are considering switching your heating system to biomass then you have probably heard it referred to as a sustainable energy source, green and low in pollutants. But you could be forgiven for wondering how it is sustainable, what it even means and if it is a viable long-term solution for your business or home’s energy needs.  ...

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How will parliament’s schedule affect the RHI?

Friday, 21 April 2017

PARLIAMENT SCHEDULE 2nd May – Parliament Dissolve 8th June – General Election 21st July – Summer Recess 5th September – House Returns Our thinking is that the recent changes to parliament’s schedule mean that it is now very unlikely that RHI reform will be on the agenda between now and the general election on the 8th June. Clearly this throws into question...

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