Technical Guide: Biomass heating - small log and wood pellet systems
This publication was commissioned by the Department of Energy and Climate Change and Forestry Commission Scotland for the Regional Biomass Advice Network (RBAN).
This guide describes the use of logs and wood pellets in small and batch fed systems. These are wood stoves, pellet stoves, log boilers and pellet boilers with a maximum output of 50 kilowatts (kW). Installation of appliances up to this size is governed by the Building Regulations.
Other guides in this series:
- Biomass heating: a guide to medium scale wood chip and wood pellet systems - covers larger boilers, while
- Biomass heating: a guide to feasibility studies - deals with larget pellet systems (from 50kW up to several MW)