Economist article: How modern bio-energy helps reduce global warming

There is an excellent article in The Economist this week about Bio-Energy GLOBAL carbon-dioxide emissions from the energy sector are on the rise again.  This contrasts with the sharp reduction in emissions needed to meet the goals of the Paris climate agreement. A report by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a … Continue reading Economist article: How modern bio-energy helps reduce global warming »

Customer comment: What I love best about partnering with Birds’ Hill was Nick Cater himself

Wonderful customer feedback:  “What I love best about partnering with Birds’ Hill was Nick Cater himself. … As soon as we met him we knew that we were in safe hands… He came out personally to meet us and assess the job before it began, advising on the loan and grant, the work, the potential … Continue reading Customer comment: What I love best about partnering with Birds’ Hill was Nick Cater himself »

Government Endorsed Standards ‘Trust Mark’ for Birds’ Hill

We’re delighted to have received the ‘Trust Mark’, a Governmental approval of standards.  As you can see, we’re now On-Site Inspected, Local to you and most importantly, Licensed Tradesmen according to Government Endorsed Standards. As if that were not enough, we can show off some new training certificates for our expanding staff and business. Things … Continue reading Government Endorsed Standards ‘Trust Mark’ for Birds’ Hill »

Sustainable wood pellet production

This is an interesting article on aspects of what makes wood pellet production sustainable and on the relativity of carbon neutrality. Intrigued? So was I. http://biomassmagazine.com/articles/15308/the-ideological-divide The article states some obvious facts, such as the inefficiency of logging and then shipping pellets overseas to burn for electricity. But it also raises some lesser known aspects … Continue reading Sustainable wood pellet production »

Some of the reviews left by satisfied customers on our Facebook page

Thanks to these clients who left such kind reviews on our Facebook page: “If your thinking of installing biomass,  look no further, good customer service and more importantly, excellent advice on what you need to make it work for you, they don’t push you into expensive options that are not needed.”   “The worry people have … Continue reading Some of the reviews left by satisfied customers on our Facebook page »

How Ground Source Heat Pumps work and how efficient they are

Ground Source Heat Pump

Article originally posted by Alex Barrett on YouGen http://www.yougen.co.uk/blog-entry/2866/How+do+you+assess+the+efficiency+of+a+ground+source+heat+pump’3F/ and posted here with permission from You Gen  Ground Source Heat Pumps (GSHP) extract heat from the ground, and use it to produce hot water. By burying pipes just a few metres below the ground you can take advantage of this readily available supply of thermal energy, … Continue reading How Ground Source Heat Pumps work and how efficient they are »