Technology, design, price and comfort These are the characteristics that most value European customers of domestic equipment with power less than 50kW. The main trend in manufacturing firms is the adaptation of models to Ecodesign.

In Europe they operate close to one million boilers for domestic use and around 82.000 units are sold annually. Germany, with more than 265.000 biomass boilers running, and Italy, with 115.000 boilers, lead the sales ranking with 15.000 units. Austria, with 125.000 boilers, the country with the best ratio per inhabitant by having a boiler for every Austrian 70. Y Spain had 2018 with 18.000 pellet boilers for domestic use, year in which 2.400 units were sold, an 7,1% more than the previous one.

The latest available European data indicates that there are more than 4,6 millions of pellet stoves running and that annual sales exceed 570.000 units. It highlights the positive evolution of sales in the Mediterranean countries. Italy has 2,6 millions of stoves running and leads the sales ranking with 180.000 units. It is followed by France, which at the end of 2017 had 740.000 pellet stoves working, and its sales grew by 35%, up to 144.000 units. Spain had 2017 with 220.000 operating pellet stoves, one for every Spanish 1.145. One year later, the estimated number of operating stoves in Spain was almost 270.000, and sales had increased by 19%.

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.
Jorge Morales de Labra in the SEXTA clarifies in this video how much the heating cost has risen this year according to the type of fuel used. The biomass comes out very well stop ... Watch video