|Type of building:||Healthcare|
|Size of building:||Large|
|Currently used fuel:||Gas|
|Condition of walls:||Good|
|Condition of windows:||Poor|
Fill in the questions below to find out how much you can save by switching from oil or gas to sustainable biomass fuels to heat your business premises
This includes government assistance which will cover an annual amount of €0 for a period of 15 years.
|Lifetime fuel cost||€0||€0|
|Lifetime operating and maintenance cost||€0||€0|
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Please note that these figures are based on an annual heat use of 0 MWh, delivered by a 0 kW boiler using 0 kWh of bio fuel (equivalent of 0 kWh of gas). The lifetime of a well maintained boiler is 25 years. Government assistance is provided for 15 years to eligible projects. Lifetime costs are discounted at a rate of 8%. View all assumptions
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|Delivered fossil-fuel price||Source: SEAI Commercial Fuel Cost Comparison https://www.seai.ie/resources/publications/Commercial-Fuel-Cost-Archives.pdf|
|Delivered biomass price||Source: Ricardo Energy & Environment, Potential Biomass Prices in Ireland (2017) which recommended the use of a biomass price in the range 5.5-6.5 cents/kWh. Other biomass price bands are scaled assuming the same trend as the volume dependence for gas. https://www.seai.ie/resources/publications/Advice-on-biomass-price-Final-Issue-5-25-Oct-20-2017.pdf|
|Fossil fuel price projections||UK Government Energy and Emissions Projections 2017 (published 2nd January 2018) Annex M. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/fossil-fuel-price-assumptions-2018|
|Technology cost, lifetime and performance assumptions||Appendix 1 Economic analysis for the Renewable Heat Incentive for Ireland Element Energy and Frontier Economics for DCCAE and SEAI 2017. https://www.dccae.gov.ie/documents/Economic%20analysis%20for%20the%20RHI%20in%20Ireland.pdf|
|SSRH payment duration||15 years|
|Oil and gas price||Oil and gas price increases based on central scenario UK Government Energy and Emissions Projections 2017 (published 2nd January 2018) Annex M, using the wholesale gas price projections for Gas. No price projections applied for Biomass.|
|Building size||All buildings with a gross floor area over 1,000 m2 are classified as Large.|
|Wall condition||Poor wall condition equates to a heat loss of > 0.6 W/m2K. Your walls are likely to be poor if your building is more than 20 years old and no upgrade works have been conducted. A Good wall condition has a heat loss of < 0.6 W/m2K. If your building is newer or you have undertaken significant energy efficiency upgrades then your walls are likely in good condition.|
|Window condition||Single glazed windows are considered as Poor. Double/triple glazing categorised as Good.|