Commercial case studies

Domestic case studies

  • Single centralised wood pellet boiler for two domestic properties

    A local farm with a four bedroom farmhouse and a four bedroom barn conversion. The proprietor has lived on the farm for more than 20 years and have recently received planning permission for barn

    conversions to develop three further dwellings.

  • Wood pellet boiler for two holiday cottages

    A mini district heating system serving a 4 bedroom farm house and two, 2 bedroom holiday cottages. This project lends itself nicely to the non-domestic RHI scheme and the proprietor has replaced his existing oil fired central heating system with a wood pellet biomass boiler which now serves the three properties.

  • Bale / Wood Boiler for  three holiday cottages

    A small holding with a five bedroom farmhouse and three holiday

    cottages, all four properties were originally heated by oil, and due to the costs involved in heating the properties, the proprietor researched other options that were available. Once a decision was made regarding the most appropriate biomass system available for his set up, he approached Ben Wilde Plumbing & Heating to Install the system.

  • Wood pellet boiler for Hotel

    Mabie House Hotel, a fourteen bedroom hotel, with bar and two function rooms. The property was originally heated by two 32-50 kW oil boilers and two 25kW LPG boilers. The approximate annual fuel bill to heat the property was in the region of £15,000, due to the

    cost to heat the building and ageing heating equipment the hotelier decided it was time to source an alternative method of heating.

  • Wood pellet boiler for converted Church

    This system was installed into a church that has been converted into a five bedroom private domestic dwelling. The proprietor did not want to install a fossil fuel based heating system and having considered the renewable options available he decided upon a biomass boiler to provide his heating and hot water


  • Wood pellet boiler for four bedroom house

    This case study is a four bedroom traditional sandstone private

    domestic property. The property was originally heated by a 25kW

    oil combi-boiler and cooking only oil Aga. These two oil appliances

    cost approximately £4,000 per year to run, due to the cost of heating the property, the proprietor decided it was time to switch to Biomass and the pellet boiler was the natural choice as

    this requires minimal end user input - ensure pellets are ordered and emptying of the ash bin when required.

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