Biomass Boiler in beautiful Old School House brings Welsh Rarebit Centre to Sennybridge

Biomass Boiler in beautiful Old School House brings Welsh Rarebit Centre to Sennybridge The Background – Lack of heating drove businesses away in winter The beautiful heritage building was left to a group of trustees with limited financial means. The existing ancient log burner and some backup storage heaters simply weren’t enough to heat the … Continue reading Biomass Boiler in beautiful Old School House brings Welsh Rarebit Centre to Sennybridge »

Biomass Boiler at International Welsh Rarebit Centre in Defynnog’s old school house

Get Ready for Rarebits! The International Welsh Rarebit Centre in Defynnog’s old school house has now opened its doors with a brandnew biomass heating system up and running. The Centre is open for tasty classic rarebits as well as some more unusual rarebits , the centre’s cafe will also have  daily specials, salads, soups, fresh bread for sale … Continue reading Biomass Boiler at International Welsh Rarebit Centre in Defynnog’s old school house »

Taking heat from the air and heating your house

Air Source Heat Pump on anti vibration feet

Air Source Heat Pumps Taking heat from the air and heating your house Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHP) literally heat your house from the air outside. It may sound counter intuitive but just as a fridge extracts heat from the inside, so ASHPs extract the heat from the outside, working to temperatures as low as … Continue reading Taking heat from the air and heating your house »

Our Team: “Tweet manager” Christoph: It was always my dream to have a ‘green’ job.

It was always my dream to have a ‘green’ job. I strongly believe in renewables and their importance for a sustainable living on our planet. Especially after retiring from a career at British Airways I was keen to make up for the terrible carbon footprint I left during those years. My partner and I investigated … Continue reading Our Team: “Tweet manager” Christoph: It was always my dream to have a ‘green’ job. »

Use of an empty alcove to bring attractive heat source into the heart of the home.

Mr and Mrs Craig live in a detached cottage in rural Carmarthenshire. The house and hot water were heated from an old but still functioning oil boiler in an attached utility building. Concerned about their impact on the environment, the Craigs were looking to make the transition to a biomass boiler. They also had an … Continue reading Use of an empty alcove to bring attractive heat source into the heart of the home. »

Practicing what we preach: Birds’ Hill own biomass solution

stone property biomass renewable heating installation

Birds’ Hill Biomass offices are located in a large former farmhouse, which has been extended over the years to connect to outbuildings and a conservatory, all near Llandeilo in Carmarthenshire. An oil fired boiler and solid fuel Aga converted to oil provided heating and hot water. Unfortunately the system was inefficient, i.e. it consumed a … Continue reading Practicing what we preach: Birds’ Hill own biomass solution »

New heating system at Gwynfe farm and outbuilding with Fröling S4 28kW log boiler

New heating system at Gwynfe farm and outbuilding with Fröling S4 28kW log boiler The property is a working farm in Gwynfe, rural Carmarthenshire, with a traditional solid wall stone house, a cavity wall extension and a former smithy outbuilding. The farm has been in the Jones family for several generations. There was no central … Continue reading New heating system at Gwynfe farm and outbuilding with Fröling S4 28kW log boiler »

Welsh farmhouse in Llansadwrn: One winter with labour intensive Rayburn was enough

rural property biomass renewable heating installation

Andy replaced his Rayburn with a Biomass boiler-cooker/range in a traditional Welsh farmhouse in Llansadwrn, West Wales This beautiful four bedroom stone cottage, a traditional Welsh farmhouse in the rural village of Llandsadwrn, Carmarthenshire, West Wales got its heating and hot water from a solid fuel (anthracite) Rayburn located in the kitchen/living room. As beautiful as the … Continue reading Welsh farmhouse in Llansadwrn: One winter with labour intensive Rayburn was enough »