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The latest articles from Treco about everything biomass from the Renewable Heat Incentive and biomass boilers to district heating, drying system and waste-to-energy (WtE).

The Renewable Energy Strategy (RES) sets a target for 15% renewable enery in the UK by 2020 across heat, power and transport fuel sectors. Miscanthus has been grown in the UK for a number of years as an energy crop.…

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This article is written by Les Heywood, the owner of Hollyfield Poultry Farm. Do read up on this project and find out how a 300kW biomass boiler solution at Hollyfield farm heats five poultry houses and farmhouse, improves bird welfare and saves…

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Thermal stores (also known as accumulator or buffer tanks) are sealed cylinders used for storing large quantities of hot water at a constant and pre-defined temperature. A biomass boiler heating system incorporating a correctly sized thermal store will deliver improved efficiency,…

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Background  The Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) is the national standard for the sustainable design and construction of new homes. The Code aims to reduce our carbon emissions and create homes that are more sustainable in the long term. Benefits of CSH…

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Often customers and installers concentrate on the installation of the boiler, and the storage of the pellets is given little attention. However this is utterly crucial for an effective system – and in the worst case can prevent a system…

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First of all what is a thermal store and what does it do? Essentially it’s a large water tank which is well insulated with a series of flow and return pipe connections. It should not be confused with a domestic…

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We found this great guide from the Forestry Commission to grants related to wood fuel and thought we would share with you. Purpose This note is aimed at forest managers, agents and woodland owners, but is not designed to replace the scheme…

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