5 10, 2016

How Long Will Wood Pellets Last?

Wood pellets provide an environmental and economic energy solution for private and commercial properties.

Wood pellets are perfect for use as a fuel as they are renewable and cost effective. The densely packed pellets offer a high energy output and help provide renewable energy for homes and buildings.

How long will wood pellets burn for?

An approximate guideline is that 1 tonne of wood pellets will produce 4,800kWh of heat. This assumes the wood pellets are being burnt efficiently. This means that a small house in the UK may only need 2-3 tonnes of pellets per year.

The best way to work out how […]

1 10, 2016

How to Set Up a Wood Pellet Stove

Wood pellet stoves are a great feature of any home or building. They are eco-friendly and can help save money on energy. Wood pellets are made from recycled wood shavings and provide a reliable source of heat and energy for homes and commercial buildings. The stoves are a convenient way to burn wood pellets in a safe and effective way inside. So how do you go about setting one up?

Step 1 – Wood Pellet Stove Installation

Wood pellet stoves work best in open plan homes, where the stoves can distribute heat effectively across more area. If you have closed off rooms, […]

8 09, 2016

How to use Wood Pellets for Horse Bedding

Wood pellets are a fantastic way to effectively look after and care for your horse. Wood pellets provide a comfortable yet economic solution for horse bedding.

Wood pellets are very absorbent so if your stable is a bit damp then wood pellets are a great way to soak up any unwanted moisture and ensures your horses will sleep in a dry and comfortable area.

It’s important to know how to lay the pellets out in order to make the most of your purchase and to ensure that they last for as long as possible.

Follow the steps below to use wood pellets effectively […]

1 08, 2016

Is it Finally Times You Got a Wood Pellet Stove?

Is it Finally Times You Got a Wood Pellet Stove?

A crackling log fire is synonymous with the British winter. It helps most of us get through those cold, long nights. And as gas, oil, and electricity prices rise, it looks like installing open log fires or stove burners provide the best option for many of us.

The wood pellet stove, or biomass stove, is the technologically advanced version of the traditional log fire. With the ability to turn it on and off with the flick of a switch, and having the ability to set it off with a timer as well […]

1 08, 2016

The Buyer’s Guide to Biomass Pellets

Buying Biomass Wood Pellets Online

Biomass wood pellets are derived from trees and can be used for a variety of reasons, including fuel. The popularity of biomass for fuel is continuing to increase as it provides a sustainable and cheap way to fuel both domestic and commercial buildings.

Biomass pellets are compressed organic matter that are shaped into small pellets. Biomass is a term used for all organic material, however, it mostly refers to wood. Due to the vague definition of biomass, it is always worth looking into the composition and background of the biomass manufacturer. Pellets made up of lower quality […]

6 07, 2016

5 Reasons why Horses make the Best Pets

Horses are unique animals and they have always been seen as a sought after pet. But do horses make good pets? And if so, what kind of advantages does keeping horses have?

To decide what makes a good pet depends on what you want from a pet so let’s look at the benefits of keeping horses as pets.

Benefits of Keeping Horses as Pets

Exercise and Fitness – Riding

Horses are great for people wanting a pet they can get out in the outdoors and enjoy an active lifestyle with. Horse riding is a great way to keep fit and healthy in the outdoors.

You […]

12 05, 2016

If you are a cat owner make sure you don’t miss out on these tips

Ultimate tips for every cat owner

We all know that cats have a huge capacity to receive affection and its just impossible to resist the impulse to stroke them whenever “they” request it.

Did you also know that our loveable pets are not only incredibly fussy about what they eat and whose lap they are going to sit on next, they are also very fussy about their cat litter!

In our desire to cater for their every whim and to do our very best for our furry friends, many cat owners are switching to Ecowood Cat Litter Pellets to further pamper their pets.

Made […]

14 04, 2016

The perfect time to start using wood pellets

Wood pellets are becoming increasingly popular for plenty of reasons, many of them concerning the environment, for you to think about changing your heating system from traditional oil, gas and electric to biomass or wood fuel pellets, which include the following:

  • The price of our wood pellets has actually fallen over the past couple of years.
  • When wood is sourced from a sustainable managed forest, like all of our wood fuel pellets, trees are never removed faster than they are replaced by new growth.  This makes for a far better option than burning irreplaceable fossil fuels, which cause much more damage and […]
23 03, 2016

Wood Pellets for Horse Bedding

Ecowood’s Bedding Wood Pellets are fast becoming the preferred choice of many horse owners as the modern way to provide bedding for their animals.

Ecowood’s Bedding Pellets are saving customers both time and money over using traditional shavings with a 15kg bag being equivalent to 1.5 bales of shavings and reduced labour costs of 30% as bedding is only added once a week and only wet bedding and manure is removed.

If Bedding Pellets are a new concept for you why not take a moment to view our “How to use wood pellets for equine bedding” video by clicking here.

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