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As a relatively new industry and energy source, you will no doubt have many questions to be answered--we are here to help you out.

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Is there assistance available?
Yes, we are here to help you every step of the way--from assessing if Wood Energy is suitable for you, right through to installation, fuel supply and commissioning of your heating system. There is also additional assistance available which we can help you with such as financial assistance offered by the SEI.There are also many sources of information on general forestry issues (i.e. www.teagasc.ie/forestry and www.agriculture.gov.ie/forestservice) and there is a comprehensive listing of all registered foresters and forest companies.

Is it suitable for my needs?
Wood Energy is suitable for a range of heating applications from public sector buildings such as schools, swimming pools, leisure centres through to commercial and industrial sites such as hotels, care homes, food processors and anyone with large heat energy bills. It can also be suitable for housing projects via community heating networks. Check our Is it for you? section for more information.

What boiler should I use?
There is a range of technology options and the specialist installers are capable of selecting and specifying the correct equipment for you. See our "Equipment" for more information

How much can I save?
On average, wood chip fuel is 50% of the price of heating oil. Savings can be significant for large heat users in the commercial, industrial and public sectors. Wood chip heating is by far the cheapest renewable energy technology to install per Kilowatt.

Who are the installers?
The Wood Energy sector is established in Clare and there is a network of fuel suppliers in place ready to supply your boiler with the wood chip. Visit our "Suppliers" section for information on wood chip suppliers in Clare.

Are there maintenance personnel in the county?
Yes, there are a number of established, qualified maintenance companies established in County Clare ready to service your boiler and answer any concerns you may have. Visit our "Suppliers" section for more information.

Where do I sign up?
Give us a call on 353 (0) 65 6866800 and we set you on your way on using the environmentally sound, secure, sustainable heating source.




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