Little Sisters of the Poor Home and Hospital

The Little Sisters of the Poor run a home and hospital providing care facilities for the elderly. Hot water and heating is provided from a wood chip boiler.
Description of facility: 

Hot water is supplied from a Binder 300kW wood biomass boiler. It is a low pressure hot water boiler.

The hot water is stored in a 15,000litre hot water accumulator tank. The plant is monitored and controlled via remote desktop. Storage of wood chip on site is in a 120m2 bunker.

Facility type: 
Heat
Application: 
Hospital
Fuel/Feedstock: 
Wood Fuel
Co-generation: 
No
Address: 
Little sisters of the poor hosptal, Dunedin
Region: 
Lower South Island
Geo Location: 
Further information: 
LSOTP switch to wood fuel heating: EECA Case Study 2011