ALMSHOUSES

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Almshouses


£20,000
total annual benefit at Almshouses
£5,000
saved each year on heating
2,100 litres
of buffer storage

Project Overview


  • 300 year old
  • Grade 1 Listed
  • 140kW Cascade
  • District Heat Main
  • Eligible for RHI
2 X 70kW SOLARFOCUS PelletTop vacuum suction wood pellet boiler

2,100ltrs. Of buffer storage

10-tonne customised pellet store with 12 suction heads

150m of underground pipework

EcoManager to control 6 heating circuits and 4 domestic hot water cylinders and oil back-up boiler

Commissioned in September, 2012

Cost Benefit


Fuel
The pellet stores takes a blown delivery of about 8 tonnes, about £1600 a go. The equivalent heating oil delivery would cost approximately £2,500. The site expects to save over £5,000 a year on heating.

Renewable Heat Incentive
With an approximate usage of 300,000kWh per year, the site will receive close to £20,000.

Carbon Savings
Wood pellet carbon footprint is 7% of the equivalent for heating oil. Locally sourced wood fuel is a sustainable source of energy.

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Oxford Renewables Ltd
The Old Dairy, Path Hill, 
Goring Heath, Oxon, RG8 7RE

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