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17-Nov-08: Wood Fired Heating Solution

Wood fired heating solution for the new Greenshop HQ

Roger Budgeon has this article published in Spring 08 edition of GreenBuilding Magazine. Reprinted here with permission from Green Building Press -

The Greenshop Group is a forward thinking and highly successful group of companies set up in the early 1990s to serve the fledgling green building products’ sector, as well as offering organic, local and natural products to the public. The group has recently opened its new super-insulated headquarters and a log burning heating system was chosen to provide sustainable, underfloor heating. Roger Budgeon, MD of the company, gives us early feedback ...

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Everything will be monitored and recorded. The data will soon be available on display in the shop and at this website: WWW.GREENSHOPGROUP.CO.UK


  • Fröling 40kW log boiler
  • 18.8m2 vacuum tube Consolar collectors.
  • Consolar 2,200ltr stratifying thermal store
  • The domestic hot water circuit is on a timed heating main
  • The building is two storey, floor area 700m2
  • U-values, walls - 0.12W/m2K,
  • roof - 0.09W/m2K
  • Airtightness 2.8m3/hr.m2.

Consolar UK (thermal stores and solar systems) from Greenshop Solar Ltd WWW.GREENSHOPSOLAR.CO.UK

Fröling log boiler from Econergy Ltd WWW.ECONERGY.LTD.UK

Design and installation of the boiler Eco Engineering 01453 883988


Greenshop Group