Lochgelly High School 500kW - Herz Biomass

Herz Biomass

Client: Fife Council Property Services

Location: Station Road, Lochgelly

Date of Installation: Jan 2015

Contract Value: £800k

System Overview

Alternative Heat were appointed as principle contractor for this prestigious project and worked in conjunction with Fife Council representatives to design and install a new 500kW biomass boiler and a 900kW gas back up with central ash collection system and associated augers to connect to 1No. innovative purpose built external 140m3 wood chip fuel store.

The contract also involved of removal of the existing gas boiler, upgrading works of the BMS installation throughout the entire site and including 8No. sub plantrooms. We also constructed and installed a bespoke fuel store. The purpose built external fuel store of 140m3 is connected with associated fuel handling equipment 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 installation, 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. Full Revit 3D Plantroom Layout drawings were provided to the client prior to commencement of fabrications works to ensure the best possible layout was achieved.