District heating is the use of a centralised boiler installation to provide heat for a number of buildings. That can use a heat only boiler, or the heat from a combined heat and power plant.
District heating makes use of these cost advantages, as well as the administrative benefits of using a single boiler installation to provide heat to a number of buildings. These might be a number of individual houses, Farmhouse and outbuildings, blocks of social housing, local council offices, a school, etc.
Clients who benefit from district biomass heating:
- Farm owners with more than one residential ‘ outbuildings or commercial property on site
- Estates to supply heat to their tenants
- Rural community heating schemes with a centralised biomass boiler
- Landlords who own neighboring properties
A district energy system — particularly one that increases the use of biomass — has the following advantages for both system customers and the surrounding community.