Monday, July 11, 2016

Happy FHG Owner

Equipment
Boiler:
Fröling FHG 20/30 (100,000Btu/hr) wood boiler. Gas back-up boiler.
Thermal Storage: Custom built 600 gallon open atsmosperic tank with heat exchangers.
Domestic Hot Water: Solar Thermal with 120 gallon Indirect Water Heater.
Sold and Installed By: Sun Energy 1599 270th Avenue, Mora, MN 55051 www.sunenergyusa.com

Customer has completed his third heating season and is thrilled with his system. He is estimating a yearly savings of over $1,500.00. His yearly fuel consumption is 6-7 full cords of wood. The installation is located in a urban area which shows that a wood boiler does not have to be installed in the country.

Froling FHG wood boiler with owner

Froling FHG Flue

A new outside flue needed to be installed.
Froling FHG wood pile

Customer’s wood pile.

Featured Fröling FHG Wood Boiler Installation

Equipment
Boiler:
Fröling FHG 20/30 (100,000Btu/hr) wood boiler.
Thermal Storage: Two 300 gallon ASME steel tanks.
Domestic Hot Water: Turbomax 23
Sold By: Sunwood Biomass 124 Fiddlers Green, Waitsfield, VT 05673 www.sunwoodbiomsdd.com
Installed By: Jackman’s Inc. 32 Pine Street, Bristol, VT 05443 www.jackmansinc.com

The system is installed in an 1,700 sq. ft. home with radiant floor heat on the main floor and traditional baseboard on the second floor. The customer replaced the old oil boiler with the wood system and a new efficient gas boiler for back-up. The two tanks were insulated by constructing an insulated box around the tanks. This is very easy to do and can be done by the homeowner. This installation has R-42 in the walls and R-48 in the ceiling. One thing to remember, the tank sensors must be insulated to the tank. This enables them to read tank temperature and not the air temperature around the tanks.

The customer is amazed at how easy the boiler is to use and start. They maintain over 30 wooded acres, so plenty of wood fuel to sustain them into the future.

Froling FHG Wood Boiler

Froling FHG Wood Boiler

Tarm Biomass 300 Gallon Tanks

Two 300 gallon tanks shown before the insulation was installed. Tarm Biomass can also supply all the neccessary fittings for the tank’s manifolds. They are piped in parallel (reverse return), so water flows evenly between both tanks. The two 300 gallon tanks act as one single 600 gallon tank.

 Tarm Biomass thermal Storage

Tanks with completed insulation.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Scott Gates Joins the Tarm Biomass Staff

Tarm Biomass is very pleased to announce that Scott Gates has joined our staff. Scott brings with him 2 decades of experience in plumbing and heating. Scott combines the talents of central heating and attention to detail under the umbrella of a sound understanding of wood combustion. Given Scott's skill set, Tarm Biomass adds new capabilities to our heavily experienced staff. We are excited to offer installation and expert service for HS-Tarm and Fröling wood and wood pellet central heating systems in the Upper Valley and surrounding towns.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

The Northeast Forest Products Equipment Expo

Tarm Biomass® will be at the Northeast Forest Products Equipment Expo this week in Essex Junction, Vermont (May 6-May 7). We will have our 40 foot display trailer and staff on hand to answer any of your wood, wood pellet, or wood chip boiler questions.

NEFE

Thursday, April 7, 2016

We Are In Our New Home

We are in our second week at our new location and are still settling in. Here are some pictures of our new showroom and the outside of our building. So, come on in for a visit. We are now located at 19 Archertown Road, Orford, NH 03777.

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How Green Is Your Energy Investment?

We've been trying to tell this story for years, but this bar graph tells it better than anything I've seen before. It ain't got that swing if it ain't Eco-Bling, unfortunately. How do we sex up a pellet boiler that is hidden in a basement?

Friday, February 5, 2016

Tarm Biomass at the Annual Norge Winter Ski Jump Tournament

Tarm Biomass is proud to be a major sponsor of the US Nordic Team. Scott Nichols, our president, was happy to make the drive to Fox River Grove, IL to show his support for the sport and for his son Evan who was jumping in the Norge K70 competition. There was a huge crowd to watch “jumpers”and we thank all those that stopped by our tent.

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Fröling FHG Installation-Step By Step

We were happy to receive the following images of a FHG wood boiler installation from start to finish. The Fröling 40/50 is installed in a newly constructed attached insulated addition that is connected to the main house. The boiler is piped to the home with properly sized, insulated underground tubing to the home’s basement. The thermal storage tank system is a reporposed stainless steel milk tank with copper coils.