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Sustainable biomass fuel is organic material used to generate low cost renewable energy that can supply heat for your business through local supply chains.

SEAI - Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland

Site Survey

Based on the answers you provided, this report is a summary of your estimated site costs, site requirements and information to consider when switching to biomass.

Site Cost Indicator

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Cost indictator for biomass boilers in business

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

2. What is the size of the building?

3. What type of fuel are you currently using?

4. What is the condition of your walls?

5. What is the condition of your windows?

Your inputs

Type of building:
Size of building:
Currently used fuel:
Condition of walls:
Condition of windows:

Your results

Your results

Lifetime Savings


Annual Savings


This includes government assistance which will cover an annual amount of 0 for a period of 15 years.

Total Lifetime Cost

Lifetime Cost Breakdown

Lifetime fuel cost 0 0
Capital investment 0 0
Lifetime operating and maintenance cost 0 0
Total Gross Cost 0 0
Government assistance €0 0
Total Net Cost 0 0

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

Unfortunately the combination you have selected is not in our database, please examine the instructions for each question and re-do your selection to the next best approximation of your site?

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Site Suitability Survey

The survey below will give an initial indication if your business is suitable for a biomass boiler.

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Site Suitability Survey

Your answers give an initial indication that your business is suitable for a biomass boiler.

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Next step - your bespoke report

Download your bespoke report indicating your suitability for a biomass boiler. We have also included information on next steps and how you can access advice and financial support from SEAI.

Download Your Bespoke Report

Now find out how much you can save.

Complete the biomass cost indicator above to see how much you can save by switching from oil/gas to sustainable biomass fuels to heat your business. We will generate your bespoke report as soon as you have completed the next step.

Next Step

If your circumstances change, please get in touch.

Perhaps there are other opportunities for you to save on your energy bills. Please visit our Business Grants and Supports available to Irish business and public sector organisations.

Visit SEAI Business Grants and Supports

Next Steps

Now you have looked at the cost and suitability of your business switching to biomass, please consider taking the next step and sign up to our Biomass Heat Accelerator Programme. Run subject to demand, SEAI’s Biomass Heat Accelerator Programme can help you take your project from concept to delivery. If you are interested, please get in touch via email:

For further inspiration, watch our short video or read our case study on one business who made the switch from oil/gas to biomass. Also download our Implementation Guide for more information



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