AFS Biomass Ltd

Contact number

Downs Business Centre
29 The Downs, Altrincham
WA14 2QD
United Kingdom

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About the company

AFS Biomass are specialists in the design, installation and maintenance of biomass heating and CHP systems. We offer a full advice service for the most suitable biomass solution for your premises, whether commercial, industrial or domestic. This includes advice on the optimum system requirement and the financial benefits attached, the installation and future maintenance of the system and assistance with the RHI application procedure.

Accredited technology group:

  • Biomass

Case study: Custom Precision Joinery

Existing technology:

2 x 117 kW oil fired factory heaters

2 x 30 kW LPG heaters in the finishing shop

Total 30 kW electric storage heaters for the offices, canteen and toilets

6 kw electric immersion hot water heater

New technology/solution:

350 kW ETA Hack biomass boiler with 8,000 litres of buffer storage. The factory and new extension to the factory heated with 225 kW of overhead multi-directional NOZ fan coil radiators, the finishing shop with 2 x 40 kW wall mounted fan coil radiators, the new reception/showroom with 2 x 10 kW convector heaters, the offices with a new 30 kw radiator wet system and 2 x indirect DHW cylinders.

Capital cost: £ 175,000

Energy saving: £ 14,900 p.a.

Other savings: £ 4,000 p.a. waste wood removal

Carbon saving (tCO2e): 220 tonnes

Project payback: £ 1,400,000 including est. 20 year RHI income

AFS Biomass were professional from start to finish, from the initial survey and recommendation, to full design, installation and commissioning, and now with excellent ongoing support, including remote monitoring of the boiler. By following the advice of AFS Biomass we have created huge savings against fossil fuel and waste removal costs in addition to the welcome RHI income stream.

Custom Precision Joinery



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