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Renewable Heat New York
Collaborative Stove Design Workshop
November 2014
Ellen Burkhard, Ph.D.
Senior Project Manager
Renewable Heat New York
Announced in Governor Cuomo’s 2014 State of the
State Address
Built upon NYSERDA’s biomass heating R&D program
to bring advanced technologies into the NYS heating
market
Retirement of outdoor wood boilers, indoor wood
boilers and wood stoves
Commercial pellet boiler heating systems
Residential pellet boiler heating systems and stoves
Residential/small commercial advanced cordwood
boilers with full thermal storage
Continued R&D
John Rhodes, President and CEO, NYSERDA announcing
Renewable Heat NY July 29th, 2014. Photo credit: Pyramid
Energy EES.
Workforce development for proper system design,
sizing and quality installations
Qualified Pellet Boiler Technologies
Must be >85% thermal efficiency, PM2.5
<0.080 lb/MMBtu, and CO <270 ppm at 7% O2
Automatic Pellet Heating System and Bulk Delivery
80,000 Btu/hr
Evo World pellet
boiler and buffer
tank
Pellet conveyance
between pellet storage
shed and pellet boiler
Pellet delivery truck
supplying pellets to the
pellet storage shed
Vincent’s Heating and
Fuel bulk pellet delivery
truck
Qualified Advanced Cordwood Boiler Technologies
Must be >60% annual efficiency by BNL PTS
and be accepted by NYSDEC. PM <0.32
lb/MMBtu, report CO
Advanced cordwood boiler in outbuilding
Advanced cordwood boiler
Seasoned wood is kept dry.
Thermal storage tank in
basement of farmhouse
Maximizing performance with thermal storage
1250 gallons
Renewable Heat NY
Customer Type
System Type/ Technology
Incentive Amount
Residential
Wood Pellet Stove
(<2.0 g/h EPA certified)
$1,000 with wood stove
retirement (up to $1,500 for
income qualified homeowners)
Advanced Cordwood Boiler with $4,000 based on 20% of installed
Full Thermal Storage
cost *
Small Pellet Boiler with Thermal
Storage
25% of installed costs *
*an additional $4,000 for the
recycling of old outdoor/indoor
wood boiler or $2,000 for
recycling a whole house wood
furnace
Must use qualified technology and qualified installer
Renewable Heat NY
Customer Type
System Type/ Technology
Small Commercial
(<300,000 Btu/h)
Advanced Cordwood Boiler $4,000 based on 20% of installed
with Full Thermal Storage
cost *
Small Pellet Boiler with
Thermal Storage
Incentive Amount
25% of installed costs *
*an additional $4,000 for the
recycling of old outdoor/indoor
wood boiler or $2,000 for
recycling a whole house wood
furnace is also available
Low-interest financing is also available
Must use qualified technology and qualified installer
Renewable Heat NY
Customer Type
System Type/ Technology
Incentive Amount
Large Commercial
(>300,000 Btu/h)
Large Pellet Boiler with
Thermal Storage
20% of total installed cost
($100,000 maximum incentive)
Tandem Pellet Boiler with
Thermal Storage
25% of total installed cost
($150,000 maximum incentive)
Sizing < 60% design day load, thermal storage, careful system integration with existing
heating system and heat distribution system and controls.
Technical assistance for energy study, and review of commissioning and first year of
Measurement and Verification.
Must use qualified technology.
Development of test method for advanced cord wood boiler
technologies with thermal storage
Thermal Storage
Storage
Output
Heating Load
Extra heat is stored in the hot water tank until later use.
Syracuse, NY heat load
Ranch-style home,
2500 ft2
R-13
NYSERDA (2012)
Heat Load Analysis
50% hours
40% hours
25% hours
5% hours
10% hours
Wood Heating Technologies
Fine Particle Emissions (lb/day) from Residential Heating Systems for a
January day in Upstate NY
Advanced cordwood boiler
Fine
particles
(lb)
High-efficiency pellet boiler
Why do we need a full-duty cycle test that isolates
start-up, SS, and end phases?
EN 303-5
100%
load
SS
BNL PTS
Dust
Lb/MM
Btu
EFF
(lhv)
Eff
(hhv)
0.06
93
86
PM2.5
Start
(g)
PM2.5 PM2.5
SS
End
(g)
(g)
M2.5
Eff
Run average (hhv)
Lb/MMBtu
100% 2.8
Hot
Start
17.6
6.1
0.18
77
<15% 11.8
Cold
Start
7.3
3.7
0.18
69
0.18
(2g/h)
70
Annual weighting
Renewable Heat NY
THANK YOU!
Ellen Burkhard
[email protected]
www.nyserda.ny.gov/renewableheat
Project Application Process
• The Installer works with the customer to assess the
project and fill-out the application, signed off by the
customer.
• The Project Application includes information about the
home, existing boiler, and the biomass boiler being
installed with the Manual J calculation attached.
• Once the application is received and meets the program
requirements, NYSERDA will approve the application and
notify the Installer.
Energy Trends
Heating Fuels ($ per MMBtu)
$40.00
$35.00
$30.00
$25.00
Heating Oil
$20.00
Propane
Natural Gas
$15.00
Cord Wood
$10.00
$5.00
$0.00
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013*
Using NYSERDA report “Patterns & Trends: New York State Energy Profiles 1996-2010”
2011-2013 data from “Historical Prices: 1997-2013” and using conversion factors
*2013 only has through April 2013
Pellet Stoves
The following incentives are available toward the purchase of a new pellet
stove for use in a primary residence, without natural gas service:
Qualification
Incentive Amount
Market Rate with Recycling
$1,000
Income Qualified (No Recycling)
$1,000
Income Qualified, add optional Recycling
$1,500
The new stove can provide either primary or supplemental heating and must
be at or below 2.0 grams per hour particulate matter emissions on the ‘EPA
List of Certified Wood Heaters’ (latest version May 2014).

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