The installation of the new 550kW Biomass Boiler from Gilles is currently underway at Thurles Leisure Centre. The project is set to cut the heating costs within the facility from €150,000 per annum currently on LPG bulk to under €100,000 per annum on biomass locally sourced. This will have the impact of retaining this money in the local economy resulting in more money for commerce in the town.
Thurles TC commitment to Reducing their carbon foot print has meant that the pool management have embarked on improved energy efficieincy measures by installing additional wall insulation and lighting controls at the facility.
A prime example of how public sector can lead the way in strengthening the local economy.