How to carry out a successful biomass heating project - procurement guide

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What does this involve?

Many organisations are looking for ways to reduce their energy costs and carbon footprint by opting for renewables. Biomass heating is a good way of doing this as it produces low-carbon heat at a lower cost than conventional forms of heating.

This guide can help you choose the right biomass heating solution from the various technologies and fuel supply options available. It gives you clear, step-by-step guidance to help you understand the decisions you will have to make so that you are better informed when talking to suppliers. This will help you to avoid common pitfalls and to procure a biomass system that best fits your organisation’s needs.

The guide is available to download as a PDF file (907 KB).

Small and medium-sized businesses can also use Zero Waste Scotland’s Energy Efficiency Business Support service to help with everything from planning through to securing finance through the Scottish Government SME Loan.

Am I eligible?

Anyone can use this guide.

The cost to install a biomass boiler will depend on the size of your premises and the type of boiler you choose. Scottish SMEs are eligible to apply for the Scottish Government SME Loan to help cover the cost of installing biomass heating.

What does this cost?

This guide is free.

Who is this for?

Any business considering renewable heating solutions.

How long does this take?

It will take around 30 minutes to read the full guide.

Next steps

Visit Zero Waste Scotland’s website to download the guide (PDF, 907 KB).

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