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AT A GLANCE:

  • Biomass Fuel Cost Saving: 40%
  • C02 Saving: Over 600 tonnes p.a.
  • Total Project Price: Over £670,000 (Free for Parklands Hotel)
  • Generates Renewable Heat

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THE SYSTEM:

Supply and installation of 2 x Fröling TX boilers each rated at 250kW.

Supplies heating and hot water for hotel, gym, swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and aroma steam room.

Bespoke wood fuel rooftop transportation conveyor system.

Replaces aged gas fuelled heating, runs on woodchips.

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“We were looking for a renewable heating solution on a manageable budget that would give our guests consistent and reliable heat throughout the year. I am extremely pleased to see the BioFund funded biomass boiler up and running and the immediate results produced. Working with Superseal, an experienced installer, has been a real benefit to the delivery of the project.”

Owner, Michael Modlin

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Backgroundparklands hotel and country club

The three-storey extension (£4m project) to Parklands in Newton Mearns comprises 32 bedrooms, a honeymoon suite and three executive suites, a large function room, residents’ lounge bar, outdoor terrace and patio area.

Objective

With guest comfort being paramount, the hotel management wanted to be able to provide ample supplies of heating and hot water at a manageable budget to both the new hotel and existing leisure centre / county club.


About BioFund

BioFund, a UK private “green energy” investment company, buys and installs, at its own expense, 200KW+ biomass boilers at UK businesses and authorities that use sizeable amounts of heat at their premises. BioFund provide the full capital outlay for the entire installation including biomass boiler, fuel storage, delivery system and supporting hardware. The end users benefit from lower energy costs and new boiler plant at no cost. BioFund gets its return from government payments for the boilers’ use.

About Superseal

Being one of the UK’s leading providers of renewable energy products made Superseal the perfect partner for the Biofund.

Superseal’s role is to manage and assist with the project application; survey, design, and planning. They also are responsible for the installation and commissioning of the biomass boiler as well as the on-going servicing and maintenance.


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Project Summary

The project consisted of the following:

  • Supply and installation of 2 x Fröling woodchip boilers, each rated at 250kW;
  • Extract and transfer augers from single delivery chip store;
  • Offload and craning into position;
  • 4 x hot water stations capable of supplying 256 litres of hot water per minute;
  • All electrical installation works;
  • Boiler build, commissioning and training;
  • Back end protection;
  • Design and installation drawings;
  • Installation of all hydraulic pipework to Boilers and re-connection to existing circuits;
  • Installation of new circuit to serve DHW system;
  • Supply and Installation of suitable High Recovery DHW Cylinders;
  • Strip Out of redundant equipment;
  • Flue Installations;
  • Fuel Store

The Result

  • Biomass Fuel Cost Saving: 40%
  • C02 Saving: Over 600 tonnes p.a.
  • Total Project Price: Over £670,000 (Free for Parklands Hotel & Country Club)
  • Generates Renewable Heat

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 New Boiler Room

Parklands Biomass boiler room

Boiler room

Old Boiler Room

Old Boiler Room

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