Biofuel

Step by step – How to convert a Grant Vortex oil-fired boiler to HVO

All of Grant’s floor-standing Vortex oil-fired boilers are compatible with Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) biofuel. The process of converting a Grant Vortex floor standing boiler to HVO operation is straightforward and can be carried out as part of the boiler’s annual service. This step-by-step takes a closer look at the HVO conversion process. Step 1: […]

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The role of BioFuels for off-grid heating systems

At InstallerSHOW we hosted a discussion on the topic of biofuels and heating decarbonisation. The session saw Sophia Haywood, who was Director of Public Affairs at Liquid Gas UK before recently moving to a new role at Dimeta,  and Paul Williams from Albert Williams Ltd Plumbing & Heating, based in South Wales, provide their views […]

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Rural homeowners to benefit from £260m investment in renewable gases

Homes and businesses off the mains gas grid are set to benefit from a £260m investment in the UK production of renewable liquid gases, supporting them to reduce their carbon footprint and save on the long-term cost of heating. The equivalent of over 40,000 homes currently use renewable liquid gases, which are a 100% renewable […]

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The Future Five ‘Hs’ of Heating Technologies

With net zero 2050 fast approaching, a range of heating technologies is needed to reach the ambitious low carbon target in time. Here Worcester Bosch lists the five it believes will lead the way: Hydrogen boilers Replacing natural gas boilers with hydrogen gas may be one of the simplest solutions to tackle decarbonisation in the […]

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Can biofuels become a viable option for rural heating?

Neil Sawers, Commercial Technical Manager at Grant UK explains why biofuels could still become the answer to greener heating in hard to heat homes in off-gas areas. Research which may help to decarbonise oil heated homes and other rural, hard to heat properties is underway in the form of field trials. Using blended biofuels (mixing […]

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