Wood-fuelled heating systems, also called biomass systems, burn wood pellets, chips or logs to provide warmth in a single room or to power central heating and hot water boilers.
Wood Burning Stoves/Inserts
A wood-burning stove (or wood burner or log burner) is a heating appliance capable of burning wood fuel and wood-derived biomass fuel, such as wood pellets.
A stove burns logs or pellets to heat a single room – and may be fitted with a back boiler to provide water heating as well. A wood-fuelled biomass boiler could save you up to £800 a year compared to electric heating.
The Benefits of Biomass Heating
Affordable heating fuel
Although the price of wood fuel varies considerably, it is often cheaper than other heating options.
A low-carbon option
The carbon dioxide emitted when wood is burned is the same amount that was absorbed over the months and years that the plant was growing.