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LongBurn is a clean  and sustainable alternative to firewood which is currently the most dominant fuel used in the institutional and industrial boilers in schools, factories, restaurants and hotels.

Every 1 Ton of LongBurn = 25 Trees Saved!

Long Burn offers institutions and industry a sustainable alternative to firewood. For every tonne of Long Burn consumed, you save 25 trees. This also reduces the carbon footprint of the institution, with 5000 kg of carbon emissions conserved for every tonne of Long Burn.

All year round!

Since Long Burn is produced from sugarcane waste, it is available year round, without shortages due to rain. Unlike the variations in quality and moisture found in firewood, Long Burn has a standard and reliable quality.

More Efficient!

Long Burn lasts longer and burns at a higher heat than conventional firewood, thereby allowing the user to conserve fuel and money. Based on over 50 tests in schools and restaurants across the country, half of the volume of LongBurn achieves the same cooking results as firewood.

Healthy cooking!

Long Burn comes pre-cut in 50-kg sacks, thereby saving cooks and workers the time and hassle of cutting and transporting firewood. It is also nearly smokeless, which reduces the risk of cooks and workers contracting respiratory illnesses. Additionally, the reduced smoke keeps institutional kitchens cleaner with less residue staining the walls.

LongBurn vs Firewood

Calorific Value6513 Kcal/kg2925 Kcal/kg
Moisture Content7.3%Varies, 15-60%
Ash Content3%2%

LongBurn offers a healthy and clean cooking solution for institutions such as schools, hotels, hospitals and bakeries. It is nearly smokeless, which reduces health risks for the cooks and students, patients, or customers. One load of LongBurn lasts for up to 4 hours in an energy saving jiko, so it saves time for the cooks.  It is also easier to handle, as it comes pre-packed in 50-kg sacks, so no time is wasted chopping trees.

LongBurn has helped some of our school customers cut their firewood costs by over 40%! It has already been adopted by dozens of schools, bakeries, and hotels in Kenya.

LongBurn can replace firewood for industrial applications, including generation steam and/or electricity. In most cases, LongBurn can be adopted immediately with no modifications to an existing firewood boiler. It is over twice as efficient as firewood, so most factories only need to buy half the quantity of LongBurn compared to firewood.

LongBurn is reliably available year-round at a stable price, with no shortages during rainy season. We can guarantee to meet the full needs for fuel for any industrial customer. Many leading consumer goods and tea factories in Kenya have already switched to the same briquettes!

LongBurn works well in firewood or biomass hot water heaters. We supply hotels and schools with LongBurn to use for their shower and bathing systems. LongBurn burns for twice as long as firewood for similarly size pieces, so it is easier to maintain a consistent heat.

Since LongBurn provides twice as much energy per kilogram, it is cost-effective for most institutions. We can assist you to assess the quantity of LongBurn required for your hot water system per month and how to use it efficiently.