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Biomass boiler servicing special offer August 2019: It’s a great time of the year to get your biomass boiler serviced, and good for us at Commercial Biomass Ltd (a Somerset based company specialising in biomass), too. With the weather spookily warm out there for a British summer, not many people […]

Biomass boiler servicing special offer August 2019


On the day BoJo (sounding disturbingly close to ‘Bozo’) takes office as Prime Minister of the UK, it’s a fitting time to take stock and plan for the future. Theresa May, in a desperate bid to be remembered for something other than fumbling Brexit, recently committed the UK to being […]

Biomass into the next decade?


It’s been a little while since I posted any thoughts on the site, and this one has been building a while. As a company specialising in biomass, we’ve had a tough few years, as have many others in the industry. We are one of very few left trading from the […]

Biomass going off the rails?



Drag out the dinosaur
Ofgem have finally launched a scheme whereby you can get rid of a poor quality biomass boiler registered on the non-domestic RHI with a new, good quality biomass boiler and still keep the remainder of your original RHI tariff at the same rate as you had before. Starting from the […]

Biomass Boiler Scrappage Scheme


One of our fitters was servicing an ETA Hack 200 we fitted approximately six years ago and, while standing outside making a phone call, felt like somebody was watching him. He shook off the shiver down his spine and went to go back into the boilerhouse, then stopped in his […]

Perhaps the strangest thing we have found in the fuel


These are ex display and used biomass boilers on special offer. Current as of 30th April 2018. 1 ETA PU7 pellet boiler, can be configured as 7, 11, or 15kW output.¬†Silver in colour, minor scratches and dings. Fully functioning, less than a thousand running hours clocked. RHI compliant and able […]

Special offers on biomass boilers



Inhibitor testing kit
Got a leaking automatic air vent? Maybe you had a rubber hose split, you lost a lot of water, then topped up the system without adding more inhibitor? Whatever the reason new water entered the system without inhibitor, this is the end result — rotting pipes, and if it goes […]

The dangers of fresh water entering your heating system


Ofgem’s latest tariffs from 1st July 2016 are as follows: Small commercial biomass Less than 200 kWth Tier 1 3.26p Less than 200 kWth Tier 2 0.86p Medium commercial biomass 200 kWth and above & less than 1MWth Tier 1 5.24p 200 kWth and above & less than 1MWth Tier […]

Latest biomass RHI tariffs from 1st July 2016


Ofgem have just released the latest degression figures for the RHI. Medium remains unchanged, which is a relief, and small is only being cut by 5% this time. Tariffs, Eligible technology, Eligible sizes from 1st April 2016 Small commercial biomass Solid biomass including solid biomass contained in waste Less than […]

Latest Non Domestic RHI tariff update 1st April 2016



Overview — biomass vs heat pumps Pete Downes put together this summary as a handout after a CPD event we presented¬†for a group of surveyors and architects at The Abbey Group conference centre on Preston Road, Yeovil, on Tuesday 1st of March 2016, about Eco Homes/Renewable Heat Incentives + Tariffs. […]

Biomass vs. Heat Pumps