Wood burners

With a wood-powered burner you can supply heat to a solitary room or even connect it to your property’s central heating. Also known as biomass boilers, wood burners convert pellets, chips or logs into heat.

With a wood burner for your home’s central heating you can save up to £600 a year, as opposed to using electricity.

Wood heating benefits

  • A cheaper form of heating

Although the cost of wood does vary, it is often a much more affordable form of heating than using gas or electricity. In fact, you could see energy reductions up to £600 a year by utilising this heating source. Old gas and electric boilers can fault unexpectedly, leaving you with expensive repair bills.

  • Government financial support

As part of the Government’s efforts to become the ‘greenest ever’ they have created a variety of funds and support for renewable heating. By investing in a wood burner you could benefit from the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP), a one off grant for the installation. This is worth £950. On top of this, you could also benefit from the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) which pays out for every unit of renewable heat produced.

  • Cut carbon emissions

Wood burning is known as a carbon neutral form of heat generation. This is because the levels of carbon dioxide emitted when burned, is the amount absorbed over its lifetime. It’s a sustainable form of heating, so long as new plants continue to grow. This is far better for the environment than gas and electric heating, which release emissions and raise a property’s carbon footprint.

Savings with a wood burner

With a wood burner there are savings to be made of both annual energy bills and carbon emissions. By replacing gas heating you’ll save up to £100 a year, whilst you’ll see a £580 saving by replacing electric.

The carbon savings achievable are also substantial, up to 7.5 tonnes when replacing a coal or electric storage system.

The below table suggests the possible savings with a three-bedroom semi-detached home.

Fuel replaced

Expected saving

Expected carbon dioxide saving


£580 a year

7.5 tonnes a year


£280 a year

4 tonnes a year


£720 a year

3.5 tonnes a year


£300 a year

7.5 tonnes a year


£100 a year

3 tonnes a year

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Local Wood burners Projects

1 Project: The glass in the left hand door has cracked. Where and how much is a replacement.
2 Project: Price for morso squirrel 5kw multi fuel stove fitting and new liner for chimney Price with and without stove supplied please text or email please do not ring
3 Project: In the next 24 hours I may buy a new Morso 1410 burner for £680 which seems a good retail price. On that basis I need to have it installed to my caravan where it will replace the electric fireplace....
4 Project: We are looking at a wood burner please contact many thanks
5 Project: Full installation multi fuel stove or boiler stove in bungalow single storey home ready to hire asap Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Detached What fuel do you currentl...
6 Project: I would like an insert log burner fitted in my bungalow
7 Project: Wood stove
8 Project: we would like to have a log burner fitted
9 Project: install a log burner in living area of home being refurbished
10 Project: I need the grill and ashtray from a Tomlow stove
11 Project: Great. Do you have a chimney? No Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Detached What fuel do you currently use to heat your property: Gas What room are you looking to have i...
12 Project: We have a coalbrookdale little wenlock stove which needs servicing and some parts replacing. Thanks Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Detached What fuel do you currentl...
13 Project: supply and fit wood burning stove Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Detached What fuel do you currently use to heat your property: Gas What room are you looking to have ...
14 Project: Want fire put in
15 Project: Replacement
16 Project: Customer made enquiry for Wood Burner quotes online. Homeowner lives in Basingstoke area. Please call to arrange appointment
17 Project: New replacement
18 Project: On behalf of a landlord we would like a quote to install two chimney liners into a pair of semi detached brick built cottages. One of the chimneys is swept annually and the other mirrors it so I belie...
19 Project: Great. Do you have a chimney? Yes
20 Project: Homeowner Supplied and fitted Please contact to appoint

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Wood burners activity in January 2020

Wood burners Projects in the UK in January 2020

December 2019 November / December
South East 3,140 11% <img src=
Greater London 2,960 0% <img src=
South West 1,911 4% <img src=
North West 1,740 32% <img src=
East Of England 1,460 14% <img src=
Yorkshire & Humber 1,390 32% <img src=
Western Midlands 1,345 23% <img src=
East Midlands 1,230 12% <img src=
Scotland 1,018 -1% <img src=
Wales 886 -23% <img src=
Northern Ireland 291 -10% <img src=
North East 110 -8% <img src=
United Kingdom 17,481 9%

Source: Numbers calculated based on the search volumes in major search engines.

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