Bankhead Central 1MW - Herz Biomass

Herz Biomass

Client: Fife Council Property Services

Location: Glenrothes, Fife

Date of Installation: April 2015

Contract Value: £450k

System Overview

Bankhead is a large multi-use depot designed to be a model integrated working services between the Council departments. Alternative Heat were appointed to integrate a new ehating system that consisted of a 999kW Biomass Boiler. combined into the buildings existing heating system.

The new biomass boiler is the lead boiler and provides the base heatin load for the whole site with a gas boiler back up, consisting of 3No. 978kW gas condensing boilers, all of which were installed within the existing boiler house. We also constructed and installed a bespoke fuel store. The purpose built external fuel store of 150m³ was installed with a vertical loading auger system which feeds the fuel into the plant room. The store also includes a monitoring device with a suitable interface to permit remote monitoring of fuel levels.

Following the completion of the project, we assumed full operation of the site for a further 2 years. This service included the fuel supply and full operation and maintenance of the new heating system. A full Revit 3D plantroom layout drawing was provided to the client prior to commencement of fabrication works to ensure the best possible layout was achieved.