Key figures showing the bigger picture…
The current situation mean smany households are renewing their equipment
Wood-fired heating appliances in France are on average 15 years old and 27%
of self-contained units installed are low-efficiency open fireplaces.
The French state has launched incentive-based, tax-credit policies that have certainly boosted the market.
Wood pellet fuelan expanding market
Between 2006 and 2009, wood-pellet production in France rose nearly threefold, from 120, 000 tonnes to 345, 000 tonnes.
This continued growth has been the driving force behind the good sales figures
for pellet-fuelled heating appliances.
RT 2012: wood set to be a winner
Within the context of the RT 2012 energy efficiency regulations, wood benefits from
a modulation factor of 1.3. So it makes good economic sense to install a wood-fuelled heating system in any new home.
FlammeVerte, a benchmark partner
Flam’Expo is supported by the association of renewable energy companies and ADEME, the French environment and energy control agency, who are both stakeholders in the FlammeVerte label.
This confirms Flam’Expo’s position as the benchmark exhibition in France for self-contained, wood-fired heating appliances.