BIOFerm™ Energy Systems
BIOFermTM Energy Systems provides anaerobic digestion technology for energy generation and waste management to North American waste operations. Committed to sustainable and economical organic waste diversion, the BIOFermTM technology utilizes anaerobic digestion to harness biogas rising from fermenting organics—food waste, manure, biosolids, etc.—converting it into valuable green energy, heat, fuel, and more. BIOFerm™ has installed over 350 biogas plants globally with Viessmann Group member, Schmack Biogas GmbH, and offers the complete range of digester systems: from low to high solids and from industrial sized to small scale. Our client base encompasses a variety of waste operations: municipalities, agricultural operations, composters, campuses, wastewater treatment facilities, food processers, breweries, and other generators of waste.
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BIOFerm™ has been a member of the Viessmann Group, one of the internationally leading manufacturers of heating systems, since 2007. With 350 biogas plants globally, we can realise international projects in the closest proximity to our customers.
BIOFerm™ offers a comprehensive range of digester technologies to process a variety of feedstocks. A crucial benefit of our service is that the client only need to refer to one contact for the entire project; from the initial consultation to viability considerations and the overall concept design through to project implementation and commissioning.
Every year, millions of tons of organic waste are tossed into landfills and release harmful greenhouse gas emissions. In 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reported 40% of the American food supply was thrown out, making it the single largest contributor to landfills. Not only does this result in long-term damage to our climate and environment, but it also wastes one of earth’s valuable resources—biogas.
At BIOFerm™ Energy Systems, we cannot allow so much potential for clean, usable energy to literally go to waste. BIOFerm™ Energy Systems is a Madison-based renewable energy company committed to providing sustainable solutions to organic waste management. Our technology harnesses the naturally produced gas emissions rising from fermenting organic materials, like food waste, grass clippings, manure and other organic waste, and converts it into valuable renewable energy.
Biogas generated through anaerobic digestion provides a vital alternative to fossil energy, along with solar and wind. But, unlike other sources, it is independent of weather and is available all year round—24/7. It can be used onsite for heating, cooling and electricity needs, stored and converted into natural gas to be used as a vehicle fuel, or sold back to the grid as electricity.
BIOFerm™ technology is based off anaerobic digestion (AD), and offers completely new opportunities, particularly for municipal operations. Rather than paying for waste disposal, which can be expensive, our plants turn waste into energy which can be sold, while helping the environment. BIOFerm™ Energy System belongs to the Viessmann Group which has an annual international sales volume of 2.8 billion dollars and employs over 11,600 people worldwide.
As long ago as 1966, Viessmann expressed its values in the form of our company principles, which today have been carefully adapted yet still remain the guidelines for our corporate identity. As a whole, these values paint a picture of the character of our brand. As individual concepts, they describe the spirit, atmosphere and conduct that characterise our culture, as well as the specific expectations of achievement that develop from it.
We are the technological trailblazer and pacesetter for our sector. We continue to develop exceptional products and solutions, which go on to become milestones of heating technology. As in the past, we will continue to exert a decisive influence over technological progress in the future.
We offer top quality and strive for perfection in all areas of our business. Our actions are guided by the motto: „Nothing is so good that it cannot be improved.“ Our products are easy to use, futureproof and built to last.
We offer individual system solutions, in line with the specific requirements of international markets, for every type of fuel and every application involving heating and cooling technology, as well as an extensive range of services. Our products save energy and protect the environment.
We work with lean structures and processes and strive for the highest possible material, labour and energy efficiency. This ensures not only the efficiency of our actions, but also the protection of limited natural resources.
We are committed to fulfilling our economical, ecological and social responsibilities. We ensure all our processes are environmentally compatible and encourage the use of renewable forms of energy because it is our aim to protect the climate and to conserve the natural basis of life. We participate in the scientific, artistic and cultural life of our society.
We are an independent family business and a reliable business partner. We cooperate with our customers and suppliers in true partnership and fairness, pursuing the goal of mutual success. We value people in our business, and our communications are open and trusting. Capable employees with a will to achieve are offered real opportunities for professional development.