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Can I Generate Electricity from my Industrial Biomass Boiler?

Turn you wood waste into electricity. Connecting your Industrial Biomass boiler to an Organic Rankine Cycle engine can turn your excess thermal energy into electricity.

28 November 2023 / Alexander Franklin

Why Now is the Best Time to Invest in a Wood-Fired Heating System

Wholesale gas prices in the UK have surged six-fold in recent years, and this increase will inevitably be passed on to the woodworking industry. Fortunately, the UK woodworking industry possesses the means to alleviate its energy challenges. The answer: a wood-fired heating system.

24 November 2023 / Alexander Franklin

Installing a Wood-Fired Heating System: Let the Crane Take the Strain

The location of the dust extraction system often dictates the site of a wood-fired industrial heating system. Generally, when installing an integrated dust extraction and industrial wood-fired heating system, you don’t want it at the front of your premises. Often, dust extraction systems are installed at the rear.

21 November 2023 / Alexander Franklin

How Silos Ensure the Safe Storage and Handling of Industrial Wood Waste

In certain situations, wood waste is conveyed into a trailer. But what happens when the trailer is taken away to be emptied? The solution is a buffer store in the form of a silo.

25 October 2023 / Alexander Franklin

How Wood Waste Boosts the Economic Viability and Sustainability of Biomass Boilers

Biomass boilers offer a sustainable and environmentally friendly energy solution for various industries. However, the key to maximising their economic viability and sustainability lies in their ability to utilise wood waste efficiently.

27 September 2023 / Alexander Franklin

Cost of a Biomass Boiler Installation: Choosing the Right System to Meet Your Energy Demands

Before diving into the installation of an industrial biomass boiler, meticulous consideration of several pivotal factors is paramount. Foremost among these considerations is a thorough evaluation of your unique energy requirements. By conducting a comprehensive assessment, you can embark on your biomass boiler installation with confidence, assured of its value as an investment. This endeavor promises not only economic advantages but also a commitment to sustainable energy solutions.

22 September 2023 / Alexander Franklin

Your Ultimate Step-by-Step Biomass Boiler Installation Checklist

Delve into the core of biomass boilers with this detailed installation checklist: fuel sourcing, types, delivery, storage, and ash handling. Discover the pivotal role each element plays during installation.

23 August 2023 / Alexander Franklin

We had a Google Advert rejected for using the word “Skips”, I investigated and found an unfair system that favours large companies over small.

“Skips” had been used in the context of a waste skip in the sentence below. “Turn your industrial wood waste skips into energy and stop worrying about Gas prices rises.” We are a manufacturer of Industrial Wood Waste Burners, Boilers and Furnaces and use terms like skip, waste wood, dumpster and bin in our advertising.

15 September 2022 / Alexander Franklin

Converting a floor mounted “bag” extraction system to silo mounted filter

Ranheat don’t make or install dust extraction systems but used a local dust extraction contractor to modify the ducting. This is the same filter with the bag plenum removed and bolted directly onto a flanged upstand on the silo roof. The silo is fitted with accredited silo burst panels on the “dirty side of the

11 August 2022 / Alexander Franklin

What is the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund?

What is the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund and what does it mean for Industrial Energy Users who want to burn biomass and industrial wood waste.

15 June 2022 / Alexander Franklin

Changes in UK Natural Gas prices are going to change everthing, and what UK businesses can do to fight back

What is happening to Natural Gas prices?: Industrial and commercial natural gas users are weathering huge shocks in energy prices at the moment. The new contracts that are coming through now are looking closer to 25-30p/kWh, that is around £7.33 £/Therm. This is up from 3.5p/kWh and around 40p/therm two years ago. You have it

23 March 2022 / Alexander Franklin

Are Wood Pellets as Green as they could be?

Wood Pellets are commonly used in small and large biomass systems but is there a hidden enviromental cost to them?

13 October 2021 / Alexander Franklin

The transition from Solvent-Based to Water-Based Paints, its environmental impact and how industrial biomass boilers can help

Solvent based paints and finishes are being replaced by water based alternatives, what are the unintentional environmental and sustainability impacts of this trend and what can Ranheat do to help.

11 October 2021 / Alexander Franklin

Ranheat offers solution to UK Woodworking Industry’s ‘Gas Crisis’

The woodworking industry is a significant consumer of natural gas. With gas prices on the rise, what can Industrial Biomass boilers do to solve the energy crysis?

1 October 2021 / Alexander Franklin

Ranheat Provides Excellent Biomass Solution to Lilleshall Hall

Overview of the Ranheat Biomass District Heating Scheme at Lilleshall. Looking at the challenges that were overcome in the installation.

9 July 2021 / Alexander Franklin