Recent Projects

£320k payback for Essex Country House

Background: This country house is a listed building set in a North Essex village. Dating back to the 16th century, the property presented a range of challenges when it came to updating its ageing heating and hot water system, not least of all reducing the average annual fuel bill, which was over £20,000. The property, … Continued

Pellet boiler warms new butterfly glade at Colchester Zoo

As the fourth in a series of installations, Bentley Fire Shop has supplied and installed a 42kW EkoHeat biomass boiler at Colchester Zoo, Essex. The new pellet fuelled unit, which has replaced an ageing and inefficient oil boiler, has been sited at a new walk through butterfly enclosure, supplying heat for the butterflies as well as enclosures … Continued

New wood burning stove for Essex barn conversion

When Paul Crayfourd and his wife Lorraine chose to renovate a 19th century barn in Bicknacre, Essex, they knew the project was going to be a challenging process. However, when it came to selecting a wood burning stove as a centrepiece for the lounge, they knew exactly what they were after and headed straight to … Continued

Biomass system roars into life at Colchester Zoo

Bentley Fire Shop has supplied and installed its second fully containerised biomass system to Colchester Zoo, Essex. The Green Heat Module consists of a 199kW Hargassner HSV200 wood pellet biomass boiler, along with a fuel store, extract auger, as well as fill and vent pipes. The new boiler was sited to heat the existing Lion enclosure, … Continued