Belton House Project Has Started!
BELTON HOUSE BIOMASS PROJECT
Image credit: National Trust
NerG began work recently installing a new biomass facility and pipe work into Belton House, a lovely National Trust property located in Grantham. The new biomass boiler system will provide renewable heating to 16 historic buildings onsite.
Approximately 700m of pipe line is being installed for heat to reach all the buildings, and a new plant room is being built to house the two new boilers. The roof of the plant room has also been designed to slide back, to store a larger amount of locally sourced woodchip fuel.
Dan Thompson, Renewables Project Manager for the National Trust, has said “The National Trust is investing £30 million in renewable energy nationally. As a conservation charity we’re committed to cutting energy usage by 20 per cent and sourcing 50 per cent of our energy from renewables by 2020. The scheme at Belton House will contribute towards this target and is currently the National Trust’s largest biomass project to date”.
Read the article from the National Trust here: Belton Biomass – It’s in the pipeline!
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