Are you looking for an efficient way to provide heating for more than just your home? District heating systems are ideal for heating your home, garage, shop and other areas like a seasonal greenhouse. There are several different solutions to consider for district heating systems, such as biomass boilers, geothermal HVAC and solar hybrid heating systems. Here are some of the solutions you will want to consider for a more efficient district heating solution:
1. Outdoor Biomass Boilers That Can Burn Agricultural and Forestry Waste Materials
If you have a rural farm property, you may need more extensive heating for your home and other installations on your property. There may already be a valuable fuel resource that you can use for district heating; the agricultural and forestry waste that is produced. Outdoor biomass boilers come in small and industrial sizes and can be used on your property to heat your home, workshops, livestock stables and greenhouses. Medium or large boilers can be fed with your tractor and burn anything from dry corn stocks to root balls and cuttings from trees.
2. Residential Biomass Fuel Solutions for District Heating of Your Home and Other Areas
If you have a smaller property that needs more heating for areas like a shop, small greenhouse or other spaces, you may still want district heating. Today, there are also smaller biomass heating solutions that can use conventional firewood, pellet fuel materials, or waste materials like wood chips and ground agricultural materials. If you have a small rural property, a smaller biomass boiler outdoors may be the ideal solution and give your more options for fuel materials. If your home is in a suburban or smaller, biomass boilers can also be smaller and installed inside your home, just like conventional gas and oil systems that are used for existing radiant heating.
3. Solar Hybrid Systems to Improve the Efficiency of Conventional Heating Systems
Today, solar energy technology has greatly improved and can also be used as an efficient district heating improvement. These hybrid systems use solar collectors to heat liquids, which then go to boilers to provide them with thermal energy that make them more efficient. The great thing about solar hybrid solutions is that they can be used to update any size system, such as to improve the efficiency of a rural farm district heating design or the use of a single collector on a home in an urban environment.
4. Geothermal Mechanical Designs for Efficient District Heating, AC and More
Another energy-efficient technology that has greatly improved over the years is geothermal mechanical designs. These systems can be used for the energy needs of heating and cooling systems in homes to help reduce energy costs. In larger district heating systems, the geothermal mechanical design can be used for a variety of mechanical systems that are used for refrigeration or thermal energy, as well as conventional heating and cooling of air-conditioned spaces.
These are some of the solutions you will want to consider for a more efficient district heating solution. If you are ready to add district heating to your property, contact a heating and air conditioning service, like McGuire Plumbing & Heating Inc., and talk to them about some of these efficient solutions.