Informative wood fuel events designed to encourage the expansion
of the woodfuel industry, organised by both the Forestry Commission
Scotland and other external agencies are held both nationally and
04 October 2014 - Alyth, Perthshire
This short course will cover the basics of using wood to heat your home: Types of stove and boiler, flues and installation, wood fuel types, wood moister levels and species, how to lay and light a fire, stove and chimney maintenance, costs and grants.
04 October 2014 - Forfar Mart
See the latest energy efficiency options for home and small business. Get advice on legislation, funding, planning, skills development and meet companies with experience and expertise. Families welcome with interactive displays on show.
08 October 2014 to 09 October 2014 - Warwickshire
With over 2,000 delegates attending, Nextgen has become one of the most important business events in the renewables calendar.
14 October 2014 - Dunbartonshire
This practical half-day event will identify the on-farm opportunities for costs, savings and incomes which could be generated by managing existing woodland and planting new woodland.
17 October 2014 - Surreyhills
A focal point in the calendar for policymakers, producers and buyers.
21 October 2014 - Newton Stewart
A valuable opportunity to discuss and learn more about the local woodfuel supply chain and associated opportunities, to learn more about the practicalities of using woodfuel for heating, to network with existing woodfuel suppliers and woodfuel boiler installers and to see an existing woodfuel installation in action.
29 October 2014 - Ullapool
A practical day looking at trees: from planting and pruning to processing; how to manage existing woodland; opportunities for selling wood and wood fuel; what you need to know to commission a boiler; the RHI and an introduction to the Woodland Trust and Little Assynt Tree Nursery.
02 November 2014 - Alyth, Perthshire
This simple course will give the home user some basic knowledge and techniques that will make chainsaw use a lot safer.
05 November 2014 - Stirling Auction Mart
An important industry update for those involved in the supply and use of woodfuel in Scotland, covering: RHI sustainability criteria, the Biomass Suppliers List, Woodfuel Accreditation and the Timber Standard for Heat.
23 November 2014 - Alyth, Perthshire
On this one day class room course we will briefly cover woodland management plans, new planting, grants, species choice, woodland history, climate and soil, woodland uses, pest and diseases, and costs and income.