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
How much energy is in Wood? This varies hugely, and although lots of fuel priced via a cost per ton different fuel can have huge variance in the calorific density of the fuel. By HLHJ – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=76251034 When it comes to calorific values of wood, moisture content is the most
4 August 2022 / Alexander Franklin
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
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
Introduction: With the COP 26 conference currently being held in Glasgow coming to a close sustainability has been a topic at the tip of many industries tongues. The word ‘COP’ stands for ‘Conference of the Parties’. In the climate change sphere, ‘the Parties’ are the governments which have signed the UN Framework Convention of Climate
11 November 2021 / Fraser Smith
Introduction The UK has committed to reduce its greenhouse-gas emissions to net zero by 2050. As part of this promise, the government has a target to cut emissions by 78% by 2035, compared with 1990 levels. Heating of housing and buildings has been highlighted to be one of the largest sources of UK carbon emissions
27 October 2021 / Fraser Smith
There are many environmental and commercial benefits of recovering energy from waste wood, on a large or smaller scale. The UK have set targets to not only divert and reduce the biodegradable waste from landfill. At the same time, an objective of the government’s energy review is to reduce the reliance on electricity and heat
19 October 2021 / Fraser Smith
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
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
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
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