Why should I look at getting a heat pump in my new house?
If you are living in a house that has
been constructed after 2005 it is likely to be insulated to a standard that is
suitable for a heat pump and will have low heat loss. If you are thinking of
replacing your boiler or renovating your home your home you will reap the
benefits of your investment.
Do I need to keep my existing oil or gas boiler?
No – the heat pump will provide you
with all your heating and hot water requirements.
Does it take long to figure out how to use a heat pump?
Once the system is set up correctly
you should not have to change it often. Once you set the thermostat to your
preferred temperature, the system is designed to regulate the temperature of
the house to that setting. So no more settings timers, fiddling with switches
and wondering if you turned off the immersion!
How often does a Heat Pump need to be serviced?
Heat pumps should be serviced annually or as directed by the manufacturer.
Where should a heat pump be installed?
The outdoor unit is typically set up
at the back or side of the house. The indoor components are usually located in
What are the benefits of a heat pump?
-They are extremely efficient and can provide up to 3 units of electricity for every unit used.
-They can provide all your heating and hot water requirements.
-They are family friendly with no air quality concerns and radiators (or underfloor heating) run as lukewarm and not hot to touch.
-Once it is set-up, it is self-regulating and the settings don’t need to be changed or timers used.
-They are a source of renewable energy and are environment friendly.
-They eliminate the need for a fossil fuel boiler in your home.