Are you thinking of installing a heat pump in Chelmsford?
You can trust us to deliver the best heat pump systems in the Chelmsford area. ACE Heat Pumps UK is known for providing affordable and reliable heat pump solutions. We provide our services to domestic and business clients in Chelmsford. Are you looking for solutions for your cooling or heating requirements in Chelmsford? Our specialists can provide a tailor-made heat pump solution for you.

Why Choose Heat Pumps?

Heat pumps provide you with approximately 4 times as much heat for every electricity used compared to traditional heating sources. The heat pump can convert into an air conditioner to cool down your home when the weather is hot. You can be sure of comfort 365 days a year when you install a heat pump in your Chelmsford property. Heat pumps are a better alternative to burning fossils fuel. Zero greenhouse emissions. You will reduce the production of carbon monoxide in your building when you use heat pumps. Interested? To speak to one of our expert installers in Chelmsford today, call 01273 257407 .

How Do Heat Pumps Work?

Heat pumps are electric devices that extract and then move heat from one location to another. The refrigerant in the heat pump helps move the heat from one place to another. Heat pumps move heat from where is already warm to a cold location and vice versa. Heat pumps can be powered via various sources of heat.

Get In Touch For A Heat Pump Quote Today.

Do you need a new heat pump for your Chelmsford property? We are more than happy to help. Get in touch with us through the form on this website or give us a call today and we will talk you through what you need. We will customise the heat pump and quote to meet your needs. We will also handle all the regulations aspects of your project. Request a free quote from ACE Heat Pumps UK and enjoy tremendous savings. Call 01273 257407 or

Advantages Of Ground Source Heat Pumps

It is less expensive to heat your home using a heat pump than with regular electric heaters. Compared to gas or oil boilers, ground source heat pumps are more cost effective. Depending on the type of ground source heat pump you install, you can expect savings of between 500 to pounds every year.

These pumps don’t emit carbon and are environmentally friendly. In fact, you can power your heat pump with renewable energy entirely. Regular heating systems cannot work this way. Traditional systems emit carbon, and this slowly damages the environment.

Heat pumps can work every day of the week as they don’t require fuel to work. A heat pump will also save space in your home as you will not need a furnace. No planning permission needed to install heat pumps Heat pumps may take over heating in the future. Common heating systems will no longer be in vogue. To know more about installing a heat pump in Chelmsford, call 01273 257407 .

Your energy expenses savings will depend a lot on your system and how you use it. When you switch from a gas boiler, you are likely looking at 26% savings. This can amount to between £500 to £1400 in savings every year.

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A Little More On Air Source Heat Pumps

Here’s how Air Source Heat Pumps work

Air Source Heat Pumps extract heat from the outside and moves it into the house. The system regulates the temperature of the heat. This is achieved by compressing the fluids inside the heat pump system. Apart from keeping your home warm, heat pumps can also be used to generate heated water.

How Much Could an Air Source Heat Pump Save Me?

Air source heat pumps will also result in significant savings, just like with ground source heat pumps. Plus, you are looking at about £400 in savings especially when compared to electric resistance heaters.

Comparing Air Source Heat Pumps and Ground Source Heat Pumps

Choosing a heat pump type can be difficult for most people. But you will spend a lot more installing a ground source heat pump than the air source model. However, you will enjoy better energy efficiency.

Ground Source Heat Pumps take their energy from water and underground sources. This makes ground source heat pumps the more efficient system. With air source heat pumps, you can expect more energy consumption. This is because the temperature in the ground is greater than the temperature in the air. This means that you may likely spend more to run an air source heat pump compared to ground source heat pumps. However, air source heat pumps involve a smaller upfront cost. However, they tend to lose efficiency during the cold months. But they are very easy to install, just like air conditioners. But you will need to excavate the land before you can install a Ground Source Heat Pump. So, make sure your land is suitable for the project. Air source heat pumps and ground source heat pumps are equally reliable, but they are installed differently. Call 01273 257407 to speak to someone about installing a heat pump in Chelmsford.

What Can You Use Heat Pumps with to Heat Your Property?

Heat pumps can work with heating and cooling systems via HVAC

HVAC is abbreviation for Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning systems. To keep your building comfortable all day of the year, you need HVAC and a heat pump. With heat pump and HVAC systems in your Chelmsford home, you get to enjoy the perfect temperature in your home all year round. Not only will you enjoy lower energy bills, you also don’t need external sources of energy.

Underfloor heating and central heating

Heat pumps particularly work well with underfloor heating systems. These come with control systems and thermostats for controlling the indoor temperature. Get more details here.

Heat Pump Brands Compared

Brand Output capacity Physical Unit Size Efficiency Ratings Average running decibels Unit Price
Amana 52,000 BTU 35.5 x 35.5 x 41.25 inches Up to 21 SEER; ENERGY STAR efficient 74 bB £2,000 to £3,700
Bryant 24,000 to 60,000 43.81″H x 35″W x 35″D Up to 20.5 SEER; ENERGY STAR qualified 58 dB £3,600
Carrier Heating: 25,200 to 37,200.Cooling: 32,800 to 35,200 BTU 50.19 x 36.13 x 39.25 inches Up to 20.5 SEER; ENERGY STAR partner 55 dB £4,000
Coleman 60,000 BTU 46 1/2 x 34 1/2 x 38 1/4 inches Up to 20 SEER; ENERGY STAR qualified 54 dB £1,200
Goodman Heating: 59,500 BTU/Cooling: 56,500 BTU 35.5 x 35.5 x 40 inches ENERGY STAR certified; up to 19 SEER 75 dB £3,200
Lennox 60,500 BTU 47 x 39.5 x 35.5 inches Up to 23.5 SEER;ENERGY STAR qualified 64 to 74 dB £4,400
Rheem 60,500 BTUs 35.75 x 51 x 35.75 inches Up to 20 SEER; ENERGY STAR qualified 59 dB Around £1,800
Ruud 60,500 BTUs 51.17 x 36.13 x 36.13 inches Up to 20 SEER and 11 HSPF; ENERGY STAR qualified 59 dB £2,500 to £5,600
Trane 60,000 BTUs 54 x 37 x 34 inches Rated Most Efficient 2019 by ENERGY STAR; Up to 20 SEER 43 dB £2,600
York 2 to 5 tons 46 1/2 X 35 1/2 X 34 1/2 inches Up to 20 SEER; ENERGY STAR qualified 35 dB £2,000

How Do I Make Use of Renewal Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)?

Chelmsford homeowners can benefit from the RHI scheme when they install renewable heating systems. This is a government funded programme which also applies to heat pumps and solar panels. RHI initiative is managed by OFGEM, the energy regulator in the UK. You can go to the OFGEM website to register or we can do it for you. Some of the information you will need to apply are:

  • Microgeneration certification scheme number
  • Your energy performance certificate open key term number
  • Your bank details for Ofgem your get money to you.

The details in your RHI application must be the same as that on your bank details. Another programme may be launched soon as the RHI scheme will soon end. Regardless of the programme, you can always expect significant savings. Call 01273 257407 for more information on RHI initiative in Chelmsford.

Heat Pumps and District Heating and Communal Heating in Chelmsford

When you talk about district heating, you are talking about tele-heating or heat networks. District heating serves heat to buildings in Chelmsford from one central location.

This is a space saving technique that can heat many buildings from one source. When a smaller number of homes is heating from a source, it is known as communal heating. This system is great for a small number of buildings located close together.

Heat pumps are popular with district and communal heating because they save energy. Also, many units of occupation can split the cost of installation among themselves.

Fast and easy installation

Our heat pumps installations are as fast and easy as possible. When it comes to ground source heat pump, the land has to be dug. And this will increase the project timeframe. However, our work will be non-disruptive. Our team are professionals, friendly and polite. They will install your heat pumps with no problems. Get in touch today to talk about Air Source Heat Pump or Ground Source Heat Pump installation. Call 01273 257407

How Big Do I Need the Heat Pump for my Chelmsford Property to Be?

There are two things to look at when considering heat pump for your property. One is the size of your property. The other is the existence of large internal hallways and connecting doors. For the typical home, heat pumps tend to be between 4 kW and 16 kW. Having said that, the bigger your house, the more heat output you will need to make your home comfortable.

Get in touch today to find out more about heat pumps

If you're new to Heat pump technology then it can be a little bit confusing knowing which way to go. To learn more about the advantages of using a heat pump, please contact our heat pump experts today. Our Chelmsford-based heat pump experts will also tell you how much it will cost to install the system in your house. We can offer you quotes on Ground Source Heat Pumps and Air Source Heat Pumps. We can also carry out all the regular maintenance on your equipment. Contact us on phone or by email as soon as you can. We are always on hand to guide and provide any information you require.

Heat Pump Servicing and Maintenance

Just like every other heating system, it is recommended that you keep your heat pump maintained. Heat pumps that are not properly maintained will be perform poorly, about 10 to 25 percent less than well-maintained heat pumps. Thankfully, heat pumps can do well with very little maintenance, unlike with conventional gas boilers. Our professionals at The ACE Heat Pumps UK can inspect and maintain heat pumps in Chelmsford. We provide qualified engineers to solve problems and ensure efficient maintenance. Our engineers can also ensure that your heat pump systems are set up to meet your specific needs. They can also carry out safety checks on your heat pump systems.