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Air source heat pump installation
Air Source Heat Pumps

How is an air source heat pump installed?

For homeowners seeking a more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly heating solution, air source heat pumps are an increasingly popular choice. Heat pumps are a reliable renewable energy solution that can significantly lower a property’s carbon footprint and reduce energy bills. But what exactly does the installation process entail? Air source heat pump installation involves meticulous

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Air source heat pumps working with solar panels
Air Source Heat Pumps

How do air source heat pumps work with solar panels?

As the UK continues to embrace sustainable energy solutions, combining the power of air source heat pumps (ASHPs) and solar panels is a compelling option for environmentally conscious and cost-savvy homeowners. Air source heat pumps (ASHPs) and solar panels can be combined to create an effective heating and hot water solution. ASHPs extract heat from

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Are heat pumps mandatory on new builds?
Air Source Heat Pumps

Are heat pumps mandatory on new builds?

January 2024 You may have seen the headlines about gas boilers being banned from 2025. So what does that mean for existing and new build properties? As part of the government’s Future Homes Standard, natural gas boilers will be banned in new build homes from 2025. From then on, it will be a mandatory requirement

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air source heat pumps disguised
Air Source Heat Pumps

How can I make my air source heat pump look better?

While the benefits of an air source heat pump are evident to many homeowners, at Cinergi, we often hear reservations about their appearance. Granted, an external heat pump unit is no looker, but it is reasonably compact and neat, and there are ways to disguise or improve its appearance. Heat pumps can be disguised with bespoke covers,

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Best Places to Install an Air Source Heat Pump at Home
Air Source Heat Pumps

Best Places to Install an Air Source Heat Pump at Home

Before you have an air source heat pump installed, it’s crucial to engage with your installer about the ideal location for the indoor and outdoor units (and hot water cylinder if required). You should consider the following when placing your air source heat pump: adequate space and airflow, accessibility for maintenance, compliance with building regulations,

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Do I have to tell my neighbour I am installing a heat pump?
Air Source Heat Pumps

Do I have to tell my neighbour I am installing a heat pump?

There’s a lot of chat on forums and review websites about ‘noisy’ heat pumps. You may even have read a few horror stories about neighbourly disputes over them. However, we’re here to reassure you that a heat pump shouldn’t disturb either you or your next-door neighbour! You don’t need planning permission for a heat pump

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What grants are available for air source heat pumps?
Air Source Heat Pumps

What grants are available for air source heat pumps?

Updated April 2024 It’s in the government’s best interests to offer renewable energy incentives to homeowners in the UK in order to reach its target of zero carbon emissions by 2050. Not only is this good news for the environment, but it’s also a godsend as far as your energy bills are concerned. The Boiler

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How do air source heat pumps work in winter?
Air Source Heat Pumps

How do air source heat pumps work in winter?

Due to their very nature, air source heat pumps work most efficiently in warmer weather. However, they are still remarkably efficient in very cold weather and can provide more than enough heat energy for the average home’s central heating system and hot water requirements. An air source heat pump absorbs heat from the air through a refrigerant

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can an air source heat pump replace a boiler
Air Source Heat Pumps

Can an air source heat pump replace a boiler?

Around 85% of UK homes use a traditional boiler to provide hot water and heat their homes. However, with fuel prices on the up, energy bills are becoming a concern for many. If you have a natural gas boiler (or an LPG or oil boiler) it may be worth considering moving to an air source

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Is it worth getting an air source heat pump?
Air Source Heat Pumps

Is it worth getting an air source heat pump?

Energy efficiency is a subject on many home and business owner’s minds at the moment, what with the alarming rise in fuel costs and the ever-growing focus on renewable energy and cutting carbon emissions. It has got many people thinking about alternatives and asking, ‘are air source heat pumps worth it?’. An air source heat

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