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What is HETAS?

Why it's important when considering buying a biomass boiler

HETAS is the official body recognised by government to approve biomass and solid fuel domestic heating appliances, fuels and services, including the registration of competent installers and servicing businesses. Customers using a HETAS registered installer in England and Wales will be…

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Recent announcements by government has 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…

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The replacement of the degrading boiler system at the Welsh Wildlife Centre with a new biomass boiler has finally been completed. The Austrian Guntamatic Powerchip 50kW biomass boiler was installed by Treco and was commissioned in the middle of October. This boiler…

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Biomass heating is not a new phenomenon. All heating was ‘biomass’ before the industrial revolution, and with concerns over climate change coinciding with a new generation of highly efficient equipment, biomass heating is making a comeback! To compare costs of biomass…

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Treco has been featured in HVP Magazine and the article focuses on important questions that an installer should ask a prospective biomass boiler client, in order to gain some of the most important information. The text in full is as follows: Top…

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The government seem increasingly interested in community energy schemes, and the Renewable Energy Association (REA) seem to clearly sense that too. Check out Gaynor Hartnoll’s excellent recent blog on the subject here. The commercial RHI, which launched in 2011, rewards the owners…

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A Treco installation at the Welsh Wildlife Centre in Pembrokeshire has been featured in the news. The Cardigan-based Tivyside Advertiser has run a piece about a Treco installed 50kW Guntamatic Powerchip, replacing two 27kW LPG boilers, which were becoming expensive to maintain. The Welsh Wildlife…

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What is the difference between 'installation' and 'commissioning'? This has got to be one of the most frequently asked questions we tend to receive. A quick note to explain and clarify any confusion on the matter: To install an eligible installation means…

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We have just launched the all-new Guntamatic PRO range of biomass boiler heating systems onto the UK renewable heating marketplace! The Guntamatic PRO  is a range of versatile, high efficiency biomass boilers which run on ENPlus 1 or 2 wood pellets  or G30 and 50 wood chips. The…

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We’ve seen a rise in problems related to the use of poor quality wood chip and wood pellet fuel in our biomass boilers. Although Treco does not supply wood fuel, we know lots of people that do and thought that…

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