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What is a wood pellet stove?

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Wood pellet stoves are  an excellent addition in reaching net zero by 2050. Wood Pellet stoves are eco-friendly alternatives as they are not fuelled by fossil fuels.

A Wood Pellet stove is efficient, convenient, and operated by wood pellet fuel. Wood pellet stoves produce little wood smoke and provide an exceptional amount of heat compared to open fires.

As technology changes, recent wood pellet stoves are now trendy home fittings with current styling, huge glass windows, and finished with ironstone covering in striking colors. As the look of pellet stoves has changed, so has the operations. Up-to-date biomass stoves may have the option of remote controlling for electronic ignition and temperature control making them safe, attractive, and easy to use.

How do I use a wood pellet stove?

What are the key advantages of wood pellet stoves? 

Cost-effective

Wood pellet stoves are flawless for providing supplementary heat between seasons. Wood pellets stoves avoid you having to restart the central heating at the beginning of winter and can be stopped earlier than expected.

Easy to use

All stove models have a thermostat so they switch off and on automatically. Some models also have advanced functions: programming, remote control, smartphone/internet control, and more making it easy to adjust without getting off your seat.

Excellent performance

The efficiency of quality wood pellet stoves can exceed 90% with only 10% of the energy contained in the pellets being lost in the chimney.

No need for a traditional chimney

Smoke is emitted to the outside by forced ventilation through an 80 to 120 mm tube which can be placed vertically or horizontally. This is a great addition for biomass stoves as they can be installed wherever best fits.

Carbon neutral

Wood Pellets are procured with the sawdust created from the wood processing industry. Pellet stoves are carbon neutral because the carbon released during combustion is equivalent to that absorbed by the tree during its growth. Per annum, Balcas Energy produces over 200,000 tonnes of wood pellets. This has a massive impact on the environment as our customers save almost 300,000 tonnes of CO2 (when compared to burning oil).

What is the difference between wood pellet stoves and wood stoves?

When it comes to wood pellet stoves, these burn environmentally friendly wood pellets, whereas wood stoves burn seasoned firewood. One of the main differences between wood stoves and wood pellet stoves is the type of fuel they require.

Why should you choose Balcas Energy wood pellets?

Many companies import wood pellets and then sell them as renewable fuels which can cause your biomass appliance problems. This makes it very important to know why we at Balcas Energy promote the importance of sustainable manufacturing of our wood pellets. As we produce wood pellets locally with high-quality material from Balcas sawmilling activities, our pellet fuel is 100% Carbon neutral.

Why does this matter?

  • Less CO2 – Shorter distances mean our carbon footprint is less than any other imported pellets, which can travel halfway around the globe.
  • The highest quality possible of your delivered wood pellet fuel – Buying from a sustainable manufacturer, who also delivers directly to your address, reduces the risk of cross-contamination.
  • Environment Friendly – Using green energy to make the wood pellets, by powering all our manufacturing activities within our CHP plant (Combined Heat and Power) and the sawmill plant.

If you are interested in wood pellet stoves and would like to gain additional information, contact us and a member of our team will deal with any queries you may have.

You can order online 24/7 by visiting our Online Shop:

 

 

Balcas Energy Team

Winter is coming. Place your wood pellets online order now!

Despite unseasonably mild temperatures as the UK and Island of Ireland moves into winter, one weather forecast has said we could see snow in a matter of weeks which is why we are urging our customers to order wood pellets now.

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In the autumn months, we have experienced very mild weather which is very unusual. Reports are suggesting, Britain could see the first snow of the winter season as soon as November, 13th.

For many, the warmer autumn temperatures the UK has seen in recent weeks have been welcomed, with households keeping their heating off which has had a massive impact on savings as we enter the winter months due to the astronomic energy bills we are all currently facing.

As reports suggest, a cold front arriving from the Atlantic will bring rain, strong gusts, and the potential for thunderstorms.

Have you checked our online prices recently? With our guaranteed Christmas delivery cut-off date (2nd December 2022 at 4:00 PM) just over 3 weeks away, please make sure you place your order before then to ensure you have enough carbon neutral pellets this Christmas.

You can order wood pellets online 24/7 by visiting our Online Shop:

 

Thank You,

Balcas Energy Team

COP27 – What is it?

The UN Climate Change Conference (the official name for climate Conferences of the Parties) has happened every year since 1995 . Cop 27 is  currently happening in Egypt, in the Red Sea resort town of Sharm El-Sheikh. The event will take place from 7th – 18th November 2022.

This two-week summit is an excellent opportunity for world leaders, politicians, experts, and a whole host of other people to discuss the climate crisis on a global level.

To gain more information about COP27, please click HERE.

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 How do wood pellets contribute to helping the Environment?

Burning fossil fuels such as coal, oil, LPG, and natural gas is one of the greatest contributors to climate change. At Balcas Energy we have been manufacturing and distributing wood pellets since 2005. In the last 12 months, our customers have saved over 300,000 tonnes of CO2 being emitted compared to the burning of imported heating oil. They are leading the way by heating their homes and businesses sustainably and we just wanted to say “Thank You”.

How do Balcas Energy wood pellets have a good impact on the environment?

  • Carbon neutral fuel
  • Sourced entirely from sustainable forests in UK and Ireland
  • Created using 100% renewable energy (electricity and heat)
  • Locally produced = Shorter transport distances = Lower carbon footprint 
If you would like to know how much CO2 you have saved by purchasing Balcas Energy biomass pellets, Please contact us and a member of our customer support team will deal with any queries you may have.

You can order online 24/7 by visiting our Online Shop:

 

Thank You,

Balcas Energy Team

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We have listened and added new features to our dashboard making life much easier for you!

Here at Balcas Energy, we want to make your user experience with us very unique which is why we are constantly updating our website.

What has been added to your online account dashboard?

Current order status – In this section, users can see when their order is placed, logged on our system, scheduled for delivery, out for delivery, and delivered. You can also click “order again” to place the same order which saves a lot of time.

Summary – Your account number, name on the account, contact name, when you registered the account, and the last time you logged in.

Account Contact – Account details associated with the account.

Balance – You can see your balance and pay online if required.

Billing Address – The address of billing.

My web login email and password – You can view & change your email and password.

Last invoice – Access to last order invoice.

Contact Preferences – Users can change their contact preferences.

My account – At the top of the page, my account dropdown gives users the chance to click on:

  • Dashboard – Shows account details
  • Link Account – If you want to manage another account, enter the account number and wait for verification.
  • Orders – To view all online orders.
  • Historical Statement – View all statements.
  • Current Statement –  View the balance of your account.
  • Invoices – Look back at invoices for previous orders and print if needed.
  • Online card payment history – View payment transaction.

If you need help accessing your online dashboard, please contact us and a member of our customer support team will help.

Balcas Energy Team