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Biomass Boilers

Biomass Boilers burn wood and are an economical way of providing heating and hot water in any household.

Unlike coal or gas burning heaters, biomass boilers use wood as their fuel, which extracts carbon from the air during its growth cycle, and is a renewable source of fuel that is available in large supply.

How Biomass Boilers work

Biomass boilers use a variety of wood-derived fuels, which they burn to provide heating either in one room or across a whole household.

Connected to a central heating system, biomass boilers can replace existing heaters, providing hot water and heating.

Biomass Boiler fuel comes in the form of chips or logs, which can be manually added to the boiler when needed or condensed wood pellets, which can be automatically added to the boiler to maintain a constant temperature.

Benefits of Biomass Boilers

Many people like the ambience of a wood burning boiler, but there are many other advantages.

Biomass boilers can help with your green credentials, lowering co2 emissions and saving you money.

Setting up a biomass boiler is very simple and in most cases will be easy to install and take up a minimum amount of space. They can replace an existing fireplace and can connect directly to your heating system.

By installing a Biomass Boiler you may also be entitled to financial help under the governments Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme (RHPP).

This means you could be entitled to a payment of between 1.9p and 7.6p per kWh of energy generated under the RHI and a payment of £950 under the RHPP for installing a Biomass Boiler.

Environmental Benefits

Wood is considered far cleaner to burn than gas, oil or coal. As a fuel source it is considered carbon neutral, as it absorbs the same amount of carbon in its lifetime of growth that it produces once burned.

According to the Energy Saving Trust, wood fuelled heating can save an average household anything up to 7.5 tonnes of carbon emissions per year, which translates to between £100 and £700 over 12 months.

Further savings can be made by purchasing fuel in bulk or having a well-insulated home.

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Benefits of Biomass Boilers

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