Wood Pellet Boilers
Wood Pellets Provide High Temperature Heat For Your Home or Business
Wood pellet boilers burn wood pellets to create heat. The pellets are an excellent fuel for several reasons including the fact they can be mass produced to a high, uniform specification and have a high calorific value. Wood pellets are made in several places around Britain, and in many countries around the world. The pellets are generally made from compacted sawdust and related industrial wastes from the milling of lumber, manufacture of wood products and furniture, and construction.
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Pros And Cons Of Wood Pellet Boilers (2018)
With the general continuing rise in prices of oil and fossil fuels, house owners are looking for different ways of providing heat for their homes. One of the options that are gaining popularity is an investment in wood pellet boilers. Wood pellet heating is a new and modern solution consisting of a range of decorative stoves and boilers for your home. As with any heating system, the pros and cons of biomass boilers are numerous, which is why we research and examined several wood pellet boiler reviews.
Wood fuel is cost effective. Wood pellets are composed of leftovers wood material and is economically competitive with other fuels used for heating. Prices of wood pellets are often stable because they do not depend on exogenous factors such as fossil fuels.
Wood pellets are small in size, and boilers can be fed through an automated system. They are easy to store and produce a minimal amount of ash.
Wood pellets are environmentally friendly. They are a sustainable fuel source and wood pellet heating will not produce carbon dioxide emissions to harm the environment. The amount of the carbon dioxide emitted during the burning process is equivalent to the amount absorbed during the growth of the trees.
Wood pellet boilers are energy efficient. They require minimal user input and most of the boilers include self-cleaning system.
Wood pellets are a renewable energy source. They are produced from wood waste and forest-thinning byproducts. According to research and wood pellet boiler reviews, wood pellet heating will remain indefinitely as a renewable energy source.
A Wood pellet heating system supports local economies. Most of the used wood pellets are produced locally which means that they provide more jobs for local people that can lead to energy independence.
Wood pellet boilers require frequent maintenance. Even if the majority of the modern boilers include self-cleaning systems, the heat exchanger must often be brushed in order to have the highest working proficiency. Additionally, ash bins need to be regularly emptied.
Storing of wood pellets requires large storage space. It is always cheaper to order plenty of wood supplies, but you might need up to 200 cubic feet in order to store it.
Initial costs of wood pellet boilers can be around £10,000 which is quite high as compared to traditional gas or oil boilers.