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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. From the 1st […]

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


Open door of a Hack 200 showing ash build-up
  With lots of biomass companies having gone out of business in the past year, many due to difficult trading conditions brought on by the double whammy of lower government subsidies on biomass and low oil prices, our phone has been ringing off the hook with the owners of orphaned ETA […]

Biomass Boiler Servicing Calls on the Rise


Another big degression for the small biomass tariff on both domestic and commercial rates was announced on the 29th of May 2015. On 1st of July 2015 the tariffs drop to: Domestic • 7.15p per kW Non-Domestic Small (under 200kW) • Tier 1 = 4.4p per kW • Tier 2 […]

Another reduction in RHI from 1st July 2015



ETA Biomass Demonstration Trailer
  If you fancy a day out and some light refreshments, come and see us on stand 23 at the Sherborne Castle Country Fair on 25th May 2015. We will have our ETA trailer with us and a working biomass boiler to show you, plus a few other items from […]

Sherborne Castle Country Fair, and the Bath and West Show