Scotland in renewable energy heaven

June 9th, 2017

Whoever said the weather is less than desirable in Scotland? According to environmental groups, Scotland had “another extraordinary month” for renewable energy in May. With the strong winds north of the border, it was recorded that wind turbines alone provided enough electricity to supply 95% of Scottish homes. Now, that really is something! Wind turbines [...]

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Treco Biomass Boilers Join The UK District Heating Association

October 27th, 2014

Treco Biomass Boilers have recently joined the UK District Energy Association (ukDEA). The Association is a not-for-profit, non-trade association of companies and public sector organisations involved or interested in district energy schemes of all sizes, from village scale, community based ‘micro district energy’ schemes to city wide district heat energy networks. Already the Association has [...]

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A Systems Approach to Installing a Biomass Boiler

September 8th, 2014

Treco supply the Guntamatic range of biomass boiler systems, with heat output ranges from 12 to 100kW in single unit. These systems will burn a range of fuels, from logs to wood pellets, to wood chips as well as grain and miscanthus. As Guntamatic have been designing and manufacturing biomass boilers for over 50 years [...]

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Join the Hotel Biomass Heating Revolution

September 5th, 2014

Treco have been working with a number of hotels across the country in a bid to fight the rising costs of fossil fuels. Hoteliers are becoming continually concerned with the rising costs of providing guest accommodation so the quest is on to shrink bills without compromising on guest comfort. The Governments Commercial RHI Scheme means [...]

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The NFU: Building a Stronger Farming Community

June 18th, 2014

To borrow their own slogan, the NFU (National Farmers’ Union) ‘is its members’. With our MD Gordon being an active farmer today, the NFU is close to Treco’s hearts. Formed to bring passionate, like-minded people together, the NFU focuses on achieving change and representing its members’ best interests to achieve better results and standards for [...]

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What is MCS and Why is it Important for the Domestic RHI?

March 28th, 2014

MCS stands for Microgeneration Certifcation Scheme, a mark of quality and demonstrates compliance to industry standards for microgeneration products used to produce heat from renewable sources. MCS also certifies installation companies to ensure the microgeneration products have been installed and commissioned to the highest standard for the consumer. Find out more about this scheme here. [...]

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The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive – Here By Easter?

March 19th, 2014

Further to Greg Barker announcing that the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive will be launched for Easter, we thought we would offer up this blog by way of providing some background to the scheme. If you would like to find out more, contact us  either by phone or by email. The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) [...]

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Beyond Biomass Boilers – The Potential Benefits of Small Woodlands

March 11th, 2014

Small woodlands, hedgerows, woodland features and even individual trees can be an asset on any farm. This blog describes the benefits of creating new small woodlands, where they can best be sited and offers some advice on planning, layout and species. It focuses on small woodlands of a few hectares in size, say no bigger [...]

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Biomass Boilers for Community Renewable Heating

February 17th, 2014

Recent announcements by Government have placed significant emphasis on community renewable energy schemes, and the opportunities for local groups, both to drive the uptake of biomass boiler heating systems and obtain a stake in schemes in their location. Alongside the Rural Renewable Energy Fund, the Government have introduced an identical scheme for Urban Communities. At [...]

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‘Firing UK Businesses With Wood Heating – Is the Fuel Supply Sustainable?‘

February 6th, 2014

With an increase in demand across the commercial sector for wood fuelled heating, the sustainability of our wood fuel supply is increasingly called into question. National biomass boiler company Treco have actively worked across the wood fuel supply chain since they established in 2005 and this article will discuss the reasons why we may have [...]

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