Biomass for business

New biomass boiler adds up to £5,252 a year for Bowden


ClientBowden print house, Nottinghamshire
We installed...Grant Spira 36 kw , 200 litre unvented hot water cylinder and four 10 kw unit heaters Grant Spira 36 kw , 200 litre unvented hot water cylinder and four 10 kw unit heaters
Annual fuel saving £1,182 (oil vs. pellets)
Annual RHI income£4,070 - that’s £105,040 over the 20-year RHI scheme

When oil was stolen from rapidly growing printing company Bowden for the second time, they contacted Lime-Circle to replace their ceiling hung unit heater with something more cost-effective and less attractive to thieves.

Their unit – the kind of standard 6x6m found on business and industrial parks all over the country – has a heat loss requirement of 30-40kw. We decommissioned the oil tanks and heaters and installed a small biomass heating plant to the corner of the building. The boiler was coupled to four 8-10kw ceiling slung unit heaters in the main print room, two radiators in the welfare area and a small hot water cylinder.

More effective heat distribution

We created a far nicer working environment by installing four small unit heaters rather than one or two big ones, which are noisy and emit large, uncomfortable blows of localised hot air that leave some workers sweltering and others feeling the chill.

More control

The boiler is filled with 10 kg bagged pellets 2-3 times a week and then left to do its thing – everything else is taken care of by the wireless, fully programmable thermostat.

Much more financial sense

Because both Lime-Circle and the kit we installed are certified by the Microgeneration Certification Scheme, Bowden’s won’t just save £1,182 a year on fuel – they’ll also receive tax-free payments amounting to £4,070 a year under the government’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme.  All this, and no need to worry about thieves in the night – result!

For a free, no-obligation assessment and quote on the installation of a wood fuelled biomass boiler, call Lime-Circle on 0115 952 0263 or 07890 022002 or complete our contact form, and one of our renewable energy experts will be in touch soon..

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