Biomass boilers are an efficient and highly versatile method of providing heat for any agricultural or commercial use, and RHI funding can offset the cost of the installation.
At IEC Heat Solutions, our expertise and strength is in delivering bespoke systems to poultry farms, facilities, greenhouses and other farm and commercial buildings.
We have numerous installations heating broiler houses across the UK.
As well as low heating costs and RHI payments, biomass boilers also provide a drier heat, meaning lower condensation levels, and a better atmosphere in which to raise chickens.
In addition to installing the biomass boiler and feeder automated multi-fuel feed system, we can also construct buildings to house the equipment, install underground pipework to convey the heating to the broiler houses, and connect to new or existing shed heaters.
Drying facilities are a great addition to agricultural businesses, and can be utilised by many commercial businesses. IEC Drying Floor systems provide versatile and low maintenance drying ability for use with any bulk commodity, such as grains, SRF, biomass fuel and straws. They can be installed into new or existing buildings, and the heat distribution can be customised to heat surrounding buildings to suit individual premises.
Our biomass boilers can be linked to any new or existing drying facility such as continuous flow dryers
With the flexibility to burn straw, as well as grade A recycled woodchip, grain cleanings and other biomass fuels, you can use by-products of the harvest as fuel for a biomass burner to dry your grain.
The new heating system is capable of connecting to any type of existing grain drying facilities, or brand new drying equipment can be supplied and installed to suit the customer’s individual requirements.
An increasing number of commercial greenhouse growers are switching from oil and propane powered boilers to biomass systems.
We can design and install robust biomass systems that can run on a diversity of fuels to provide reliable heating for large areas of glass.
Our bespoke greenhouse systems are tailor-made and can be delivered with feeder systems. Hot water is circulated to all greenhouses via a district heating scheme to ensure your glasshouses operate optimally in terms of crop production.
The heat from the single source of a biomass boiler can also be shared via a network of insulated pipes in order to keep farm offices, workshops, the farmhouse and other buildings warm as well.
We project manage the whole process, liaising with all relevant trades to provide a seamless construction and installation service through a package that includes the energy building, boiler, fuel feeders, pumps, pipe works and heaters. We are also flexible and responsive enough to work with your builder, electrician, plumber, or other trades personnel.
Every project undertaken by IEC is bespoke, and we design every system to suit the customer, site and individual requirements. Below is a small selection of our work over the years, providing renewable energy solutions for an array of businesses and uses.
Poultry farm HerefordshireManager / Poultry farm Herefordshire
We had a full turnkey biomass heating package from IEC Heat Solutions into six existing poultry houses. From the installation engineers to the surveyor, they were most helpful and your installation team got the job done very efficiently. The electrician explained what was going to happen on the day and was able to answer any questions I had. The 995kW Linka boiler with a multi fuel feeding system is working at top efficiency.
Richard WilliamsOwner / Lyonshall
I was thoroughly impressed with the IEC team’s obvious knowledge and their attention to detail throughout. It’s also reassuring to know that they are still on hand 24/7, should I ever need them.
POULTRY FARM SHROPSHIREOWNER / POULTRY FARM SHROPSHIRE
IEC Heat Solutions’ commitment is unbelievable and they are very professional from start to finish. I love working with them: they can’t do enough to help. The whole package, everything about boilers, has been first rate. IEC is a real can do company and I know Keith would not tolerate second best.
Farm OwnerManager / Hertfordshire
As arable farmers, we chose IEC because of their demonstrable experience and passion in making straw work as a biomass fuel. It’s early days but we are very confident this has been the right decision. The team has been extremely committed, working long hours to meet tight deadlines. The service engineers have been brilliant in ensuring that everything continues to work well and that our team is confident in operating all of the biomass equipment. We’re pleased with our multi-fuel feed system, which can take Hesston bales or woodchip.
Andrew DaviesManager / Herefordshire
I chose IEC because of their ability to engineer systems which suit the needs of different customers, as no two farms are ever the same. The commitment from all the team is unbelievable. They can’t do enough to help you. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them to anybody.
George ReesOwner / Hampshire
I’m delighted with how everything has gone and the system has lived up to all expectations. Everyone at IEC has been excellent throughout. They are very professional company to work with and, because they are farmers themselves, they are all on the same wavelength as me. I’d happily recommend them to others.