About Us

Our Company

quality-badgeCombustion Technology is the market leader in Oil and Gas Burner and Boiler installations, sales and service in the Southern Hemisphere. We pride ourselves in guaranteeing the delivery of modern, highly efficient solutions to the industry and are the exclusive distributors for Riello Burners, BONO Boilers, Unical Boilers, Limpsfield Burners and Autoflame Combustion Management Systems. These leading brands provide us with Core Products that are "Game Changers" in our field. We are able to provide exceptional standards we provide exceptional standards of product delivery, from sales and installations through to after sales service and spare parts support.

When Grant Renacle began, he had R 3 000.00 in the bank, a tool box and a VW Beetle to his name. 30 years later, we have grown into one of the largest boiler companies in all of Africa. We have offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg, with an extensive dealer network throughout South Africa. This makes us well-positioned to service our large customer base, with projects running in all provinces.

We have been supporting some of our clients exclusively for 25 years! Our world-renowned products and superior technical expertise have been the bedrock of our rapid and consistent growth. 

No matter how big or small the task, we are committed to providing you with outstanding service wherever and whenever you need it.

"We strive to provide world-class environmentally friendly solutions to meet combustion and heating challenges."

How It All Began

Combustion Technology (Pty) Ltd was established in 1987 in Cape Town by Grant Renecle.

Today, over twenty years later, this family-run business is still operating from Cape Town, with a full branch in Johannesburg.


The Management Team

Social Investment

Combustion Technology is committed to contributing to the welfare of our community and proudly supports various organisations with this core function:

NSRI (National Sea Rescue Institute)

nsriThe National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) is run by 980 highly skilled, unpaid volunteers who are on standby day and night throughout the year. Donations and sponsorships cover their annual running cost of R25m, with the volunteers saving them a salary bill in excess of R250m per annum. The NSRI crews put their lives at risk in order to save the life of stranger and will voluntarily go to sea in the worst conditions, to help anyone in need.

St Luke’s Hospice

st-lukesSt Luke’s Hospice care for about 800 patients on any one day, with more than a quarter of our patients aged between the ages of 20 and 35.
There are 12 community hospices spread throughout Cape Town, including almost 200 staff members and more than 650 volunteers.

Patients are cared for without cost to the patient (unless the patient has a medical aid) and costs can run over R20 million a year.

The South African Red Cross Society

red-crossThe South African Red Cross Society is part of the world’s largest humanitarian Movement and is neutral and impartial, providing protection and assistance to people affected by disasters and conflicts. The Movement is made up of almost 97 million volunteers, supporters, and staff in 186 countries. They support communities in becoming stronger and safer through a variety of development projects and humanitarian activities. The Movement also works in cooperation with governments, donors and other aid organizations to assist vulnerable people around the world.

Somerset Hospital

somersetNew Somerset Hospital is the regional general specialist hospital for the metro west district of the Cape Metropole and offers a range of general specialist services to a population exceeding 500 000 people. Services include a 24hr emergency centre, specialist paediatric, surgical, medical, orthopaedic, obstetrics and gynaecology departments. Care of acute psychiatric disorders and some subspecialty services also exist. There are supporting radiology and anaesthesiology services.

B-BBEE compliant

Combustion Technology (Pty) Ltd is fully B-BBEE compliant and also supports the process of Employment Equity, Skills Development and Socio-economic Development. We are currently a level 4 B-BBEE contributor.

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