Task 32 Workshop: Residential wood combustion

23 Jan, 2020 - 23 Jan, 2020
Location: Graz, Austria
Contact: Christoph Schmidl
Task 32RegularIEA Bioenergy

Session organized by IEA Bioenergy Task 32 at the Central European Biomass Conference (CEBC2020).

This workshop organized by IEA Bioenergy Task 32 covers highly relevant topics for residential wood combustion: direct-heating and central-heating technologies as well as operational performance and certification methods for high quality products. Additionally, the invited experts are highlighting recent developments and future perspectives of advanced control concepts and secondary emission abatement technologies.


13:30: start of the workshop

  • Opening: Morten Toni Hansen, Ea Energy Analyses, Denmark (Task Leader) & Christoph Schmidl, BEST Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies GmbH, Austria
  • Introduction to biomass combustion and pollutant reduction in wood stoves and boilers. Thomas Nussbaumer, Verenum, Switzerland
  • Technical guidelines for design of low emission stoves. Morten Warming-Jespersen, Danish Institute of Technology, Denmark
  • Influence of user behavior on emissions from firewood stoves. Robert Mack, Technologie- und Förderzentrum Straubing, Germany
  • The new Blue Angel ecolabel certification method for firewood stoves. Ingo Hartmann, Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum und gemeinnützige GmbH, Germany

15:00 Coffee break

  • GrateAdvance – Advanced adjustable grate solutions for future fuel flexible biomass combustion technologies. Elisabeth Wopienka, BEST Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies GmbH, Austria
  • The potential of advanced flue gas condensation in residential biomass boilers. N.N.
  • Electrostatic precipitators for residential combustion technology – State of the art and future perspectives. Daniel Jud, ÖkoSolve AG, Switzerland
  • Advanced control concepts for wood heating in residential buildings. Markus Gölles, BEST Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies GmbH, Austria

17:00 End