Search Results for 'Biomass'

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Mayo farmers could lead the way on energy crops

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A bio energy specialist with Teagasc says that farmers in Mayo could lead the way when it comes to Ireland's energy crop sector, following the announcement of a new biomass power plant for Killala.

Be kinder to the environment and save money with Natural Green Energy

In an age where the State is being fined up to .35,000 per day for being over its CO2 emissions, it is more important than ever that we, as a nation, become more responsible for our carbon output. We have become too dependent on fossil fuels — turf, coal, oil, and gas — when in reality we need to be looking at renewable sources such as solar, wind, and wood. We have the ability to heat our homes on a purely carbon neutral basis; making no net release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, as a result of carbon offsetting.

Home Renovation Incentive — a great opportunity for homeowners

Among the cuts and taxes announced in Budget 2014 was a great incentive in which homeowners will obtain a tax credit for any applicable home renovations completed in 2014 and 2015.

Major €14 million initiative to develop seaweed as biofuel

Researchers at NUI Galway’s Ryan Institute are involved in a major €14 million European initiative to develop the potential of algae as a source of sustainable energy.

Seminar on heat reduction in business

Now more than ever business owners need to consider the impact to their business model of reducing their heat costs, carbon footprint, and more importantly insuring that the money spent on heat stays locally.

Save a fortune on The Rise

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At a time when home heating has become one of the most expensive annual costs, the owners of a family home at No 7 The Rise have countered this by installing a wood pellet central heating burner which they have found has saved them thousands of euro in just a few years. The innovative system has been installed alongside the original oil fired system to offer the best of both worlds to new owners.

Design now for the future

As the price of oil, gas and electricity continues to rise at an alarming rate, home and business owners are looking for practical accessible alternatives to heat their homes and business premises.

Westport Woods Hotel goes eco-friendly

In a one-of-a-kind initiative in the tourist town of Westport, one hotel is helping the environment as well as helping keep some money in the pockets of its guests.

Domestic Bliss

With the increase in oil prices and the depletion of oil reserves, many people have turned back to solid fuel over the past few years. Wood is becoming a favourite as it is clean, renewable, easy to store, and can give a warm, lasting, fire. Whether you burn wood in a fireplace, stove, or furnace, good quality firewood is the key to convenience, efficiency, and safety. Most stove manufacturers recommend dry hardwood logs. What exactly are dry hardwood logs and where can you get them?

A little bit of Heaven in Kinvara

This impressive, eco friendly, c3,000sq ft home is situated on one acre of land with views of the Burren and Aughinish Bay to the front with a south facing aspect, incorporating beautifully landscaped gardens and with a double garage to the rear. This is a passive type house and comes with a 10 year HomeBond structural guarantee and has a super efficient BER rating of A2, which is more than twice as efficient as the required energy rating for new dwellings.

 

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