Dencombe House

Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Commission: Douch Biomass was commissioned to supply and install a wood chip fuelled biomass boiler to supply all the heat requirements to Dencombe House and two further staff cottages.

Boiler Type: Herz Firematic Biocontrol 151kW

Fuel Type: Wood Chip

Fuel Storage: Purpose built low-walled pit silo that contains an auger system delivering chip to the biomass boiler.  Chip from the main storage area is moved to the pit by a vehicle when needed.

CO2 emission reduction: 600 tonnes over 20 years.

Case History: Dencombe House and the staff cottages were heated with outdated and undersized oil boilers. With the new biomass system the houses are for the first time warm throughout the winter.

Date Completed: December 2012