Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

  • What does Brexit mean for your home heating bills?

    What will Brexit mean for your home heating bills? Britain has recently voted to leave the EU. Regardless of whether you agree with this decision, it’s bound to have an effect on energy prices. Let us not be coy about it: UK energy prices will most probably be higher for the UK because of this decision. Until the EU referendum, being part of a large trading bloc like the European Union put the United Kingdom in a stronger position with our international trading partners.  Our position as part of the EU allowed us to leverage...
  • How to run environmentally friendly wood burning stoves

    An estimated one million households in the UK now have a wood burning stove installed at home. Until fairly recently, they were a practical choice for heating the home in rural areas that weren't connected to the main gas supply. Homes in rural areas also tended to have easy access to firewood supplies if they lived near woodland. Environmentally Friendly Wood Burning Stoves are a great way to heat your home It's now the case that homes in more urban areas are also turning to environmentally friendly wood burning stoves. Not only are they a lovely way...
  • Homemade Wood Chip for Our Biomass Boiler

    Well our brand new boiler is running well and the mountain of waste wood we've built up is slowly going down! Still, I think this may take a few years before we really make a dint on it. It's been collecting for quite some time. In one respect it's great as we don't have to buy and feed stock in, but the down side is we have to break up all our old pallets and chip them. The idea of a chipper is to create wood chips or flakes that are suitable as fuel to be used in the...
  • Logs Direct Named Biomass Suppliers for Renewable Heat Incentive

    As another chilly week goes by in our little yard, we are proud to have achieved yet another accreditation. Logs Direct can now be found on the Biomass Suppliers List (BSL), which is excellent news for all of our customers who want to get in on the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), as well as for all of our customers who enjoy knowing that their firewood is environmentally and responsibly sourced. The Renewable Heat Incentive is the government's way of rewarding households which generate energy from biomass fuels, such as Logs Direct's very own virgin naturally seasoned and virgin forced...

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