Biomass heating has a particular range of requirements which undoubtably make it a niche method of heating, but installed correctly for the right heating system, in the right circumstances, biomass offers a wealth of benefits which give good options to a wide range of customers and industries.
Net-Zero – Biomass is deemed a low carbon energy source. This is discussed in more detail here, but essential the carbon produced from burning timber is absorbed by growing trees, its a circular system. For businesses needing to reduce their carbon footprint to be competitive and met legislation, or a domestic property where
Industrial – High temperature requirements – Biomass can easily produce high flow temperatures, medium and hot water, thermal oil and steam can all have a biomass combustion system as the heat source, meaning larger scale industrial process loads can reduce their reliance on fossil fuels and hit the temperatures that is essential.
Rural and hospitality – 2022 is a year in which self-reliance of energy has been pushed to the forefront, and where a business or household have a source of timber then biomass for heating can be an excellent, cost-effective solution. The capital expense of the installation is high, but once the fuel running costs over 20-25 years are taken into account, combined with the reduction of CO2, then biomass can be a very positive heating solution.