Boiler House Of The Future

Project Name: Boiler house of the future
Client: Abbott Nutrition Cootehill
Project Completion: Commissioned in 2017

EM3 Services delivered: Energy Audit, Energy Management Service, Design, Project Management, Measurement & Verification


Removal of the three existing 16 MW steam boilers and replacement with a sustainable, fit for purpose, state of the art boiler house with maximum efficiency and optimal service delivery for the site.


The installation of an integrated boiler house system with a mix of technologies to deliver heat, hot water and steam at the right temperature and grade in the most efficient and effective manner possible. This involved the installation of:
• 2 x 12 MW Steam Boilers
• 4 x 500kWe CHP Units
• 3x1MW LPHW Boilers
• Combustion Air Preheater.


• An IRR of over 56%.
• Payback of under 1.5 years.
• Annual financial saving of €1.5 million.
• Annual Energy Savings of 34 million kWh.
• Annual CO2 emission savings of 8,000 tonnes.