Enderby, B.C.’s biomass district heating system serves municipality and commercial enterprises

A 200-year-old fuel technology is being rekindled in the North Okanagan.

Thanks to industry advancements in the process known as gasification, the City of Enderby – including the municipality and a handful of commercial enterprises – are tapping into heat from a highly efficient wood biomass boiler.

Providing the spark for it all is Enderby’s Fink Machine Ltd., owned by Burkhard Fink. Since 2000, the Austrian-born bio-fuel expert has been installing ultra-efficient wood boilers for government and industrial applications across Canada.

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