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Did you know that everyone in England lives within 30 minutes of a public access woodland? This Christmas, why not go and enjoy the woodlands – they’re more than just a walk, or a source of wood fuel for your…

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Treco is keen to promote locally sourced wood fuel and we have written a few articles on the subject! We also support the most efficient use of our woodland resource and bringing both small and large woodlands back into active…

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To celebrate Grown in Britain Week and to show our support for the entire forestry and wood fuel sector, Treco is sponsoring young forestry apprentice, Alex Edwards. We will be providing Alex with financial support so that he can gain additional training to…

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We have posted a few articles recently regarding the fact that 53% of our woodlands need to be managed. This needs to happen in order to encourage their development, to generate a greater amount of timber, a greater amount of wood fuel and…

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Forty seven percent of England’s woodland is currently not being managed. This means that we are missing a huge opportunity for carbon capture. In this post, we’ll examine some of the issues behind this. A recent report on the BBC website  gave…

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We are getting a lot of enquiries about biomass boilers that can burn miscanthus, so we thought that some information about its benefits may be useful. Miscanthus as biomass fuel Miscanthus is growing in popularity as a biomass fuel for use in…

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Further to yesterday’s post about the hidden cost of poor quality wood fuel, today’s article looks at the use of grain and miscanthus as fuel in biomass boilers and offers some guidance on what constitutes good quality fuel for use…

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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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The right type and quality of wood fuel is fundamental to the successful, consistent and long term functioning of your biomass boiler. Fuel quality is the biggest cause of the issues our biomass customer support team are called out to…

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Really? If we install too many biomass boilers, won’t we hit 'peak wood'? The answer is no, but this is an often raised question and one which needs looking into in more detail. The responsible use of our wood fuel supply…

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