The best choice to warm up in southern Europe

In Spain, during 2018, 50.130 pellet stoves were installed in Spain, an 17% more than the previous year. In total there is a total of 267.920 pellet stoves installed up to 2018. The average power of the stoves marketed in 2018 has been 11,3 kW.

Southern Europe is the main market for stoves because it requires an average investment that can be assimilated - around 1.000 € - and generates heat with a cost between 30% and 70% lower than with fossil fuels or electricity.

Consumers prefer to switch to biomass: cheaper, stable and from here. Aesthetically the stoves offer design and warmth to the users and, technically, they are getting better. Expectations are very encouraging, mainly because saving is still crucial when buying a biomass equipment, and in addition, competition between manufacturers is favoring the technification of all of them, offering equipment with a tenth of emission of particles that old conventional firewood equipment.

Antonio Molina, General Director of Panadero presents us the Denia Stoves brand that they have developed specially directed to the specialist channel and with a different and careful conception for a more demanding public.
Bosch Marín presents the stoves and fireplaces both gas and wood of the Polish firm Kratki in Expobiomasa. The signature of chimneys has made an important advance in terms of quantity and quality of products.
Vicent Rodriguez, Commercial Director and Marketing of Carbel presents the news of the Carbel company in Expobiomasa. Carbel offers a line of products based on the consumption of wood as fireplaces or stoves.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published an analysis on the effects of domestic heating with biomass on air quality. Among its conclusions, the analysis highlights that modern biomass boilers and stoves meet strict emission limits when used appropriately, although it predicts an increasingly stringent adjustment of them at legislative level in the EU.
How a biomass installer is trained Although the increase of installers trained in biomass is remarkable compared to years ago, Araceli Pimentel, of BRONPI, believes that "an important part does not yet have sufficient knowledge". There is no regulated official training for installers of biomass stoves and boilers, so in practice, this is acquired with the experience of day-to-day work.
The 2019 year started well for the Austrians, because since January's 1, diesel heating in new buildings in Lower Austria is forbidden, and will be even better. Vienna continues with this trend at the end of March and goes a step further: diesel heating systems are also prohibited for major reforms. On a national level, diesel oil heaters will be banned throughout Austria from 2020. The next step is expected to be to prohibit the installation of gas heaters.
Society increasingly demands personalized, economic and sustainable services and products. Digitization, automation, advanced materials, connectivity ... are terms that the 4.0 industry adopts to satisfy its customer. The manufacturers of stoves, fireplaces and boilers are being involved in presenting more efficient and intelligent solutions, aimed at a new consumption more conscious of the use of energy and interested in participating in its management in real time.
When it comes to heating your home if you are looking for savings and sustainability, a pellet or biomass stove is one of the most efficient heating systems. And as indicated from at the time of acquiring one of these systems must take into account 3 essential features: Location The place where you will place your stove is very important as the heat produced by a pellet stove will reach those areas that are in contact with the stove.
The Aragonese company will represent Spain in this annual international competition of which 13 countries (Finland, Estonia, Sweden, Latvia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Israel, Lithuania, China, Spain and Russia) are part of which aims to promote innovative projects in companies and organizations, compare themselves, and give local and international recognition to the most innovative projects. More info:
The biomass boiler market has had a positive evolution in recent years and, in the opinion of most manufacturers operating in this sector, it will continue in the medium term. The sale of biomass boilers in Spain increased by 8,7% in 2017, according to data from the Biomass Observatory. The market suffered a strong boom when the price of oil rose strongly a few years ago. The increase in the price of diesel fuel joined the irruption of the pellet as fuel and the rise of social awareness about saving and the environment.
The European Commission has approved a new proposal for an energy strategy against climate change in which it proposes that all the community countries manage to reduce polluting emissions by up to 80% in 2050, which would make the EU a "climate neutral" space »In line with the commitments acquired in the Paris Climate Agreement. The proposal follows an initiative of the European Parliament, but it must still be considered by the countries in the Council to become effective, which may take years.
The QIA Awards is an annual international competition of which 18 countries are part, whose objective is to promote innovative projects in companies and organizations and internationally recognize the most innovative projects. Starting from a different conception of the two essential parts of a boiler (burner and exchanger), the company has been able to conceive, develop and successfully implement a biomass boiler, environmentally friendly, with a performance far superior to the best existing biomass boilers in the market.