Why Choose Heat Pumps?
Heat pumps gives you about four times as much heat for each unit of energy compared to conventional sources. Your heat pump can also function as an air conditioner when the house is hot. Installing a heat pump in your Westerham house means year-round comfort. Heat pumps are a safe way to avoid burning fossil fuels. Zero greenhouse emissions. You will reduce the production of carbon monoxide in your building when you use heat pumps. Interested? Call 01273 257407 to speak to one of our Westerham expert installers today.
How Do Heat Pumps Work?
Heat pumps are powered by electric and extract heat from one source, moving it to where it is needed. The refrigerant in the heat pump helps move the heat from one place to another. Heat pumps take heat from a warm location and transfers it to a cold location, and vice versa. Heat pumps can be operated off various sources of energy.
Get In Touch For A Heat Pump Quote Today.
Request a free, no-obligation quote for heat pumps in Westerham today. We have experts willing and ready to help. Contact us using the form on this site or call us on phone, and we will explore your options with you. We can tailor our solutions to meet your budget. We also promise to meet all the relevant location regulations during installation. Getting a quote with The ACE Heat Pumps UK is free, so get in touch to see how much money you save. 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.
Heat pumps are eco-friendly. These systems can be powered with 100% renewable energy. This is something you cannot get with LPG, coal, or oil systems. These systems create carbon emissions at the generating plant or in your home.
There is no fuel storage with heat pumps. A furnace is no longer needed and this space can be converted into a usable space. You may not need to apply for planning permission to install a heat pump on your property. Heat pumps may take over heating in the future. Regular heating systems may be a thing of the past. To find out how you can install a heat pump in your Westerham property, call 01273 257407 .
Savings via heat pumps will depend on your heat pump type and usage. You are looking at savings in the range of 26%, especially when compared to a gas boiler. 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
ASHP harvests hot air from outside the house and funnels it inside via the indoor units. 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 and ground source heat pumps offer similar savings. 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. However, it is more expensive to install a ground source heat pump. However, you will enjoy better energy efficiency.
Ground source heat pumps get their energy from underground and water sources. This makes ground source heat pumps the more efficient system. Air source heat pumps require more energy to work. This is because the ground temperature is greater than that of the air. Therefore, air source heat pumps will need more energy to generate sufficient heat. That said, ASHP are less costly to install and are still good investments. Air Source Heat Pumps become less efficient during colder months. But they are very easy to install, just like air conditioners. You will have to excavate the earth 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 both energy-efficient, but the installation process is different. To know more about installing a heat pump in Westerham, call 01273 257407 .
What Can You Use Heat Pumps with to Heat Your Property?
Heat pumps can work with heating and cooling systems via HVAC
HVAC means Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning systems. To keep your building comfortable all day of the year, you need HVAC and a heat pump. This will give you the perfect temperature in Westerham throughout the year. Plus, you don’t need another source of energy while enjoying lower energy bills.
Underfloor heating and central heating
Heat pumps work very well with underfloor heating systems. You can regulate indoor temperature using thermostats and the control system. Request more information 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)?
Westerham homeowners can benefit from the RHI scheme when they install renewable heating systems. The RHI scheme includes heat pumps and solar panels and is a government backed scheme. OFGEM, the energy regulator, administers the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme. Register on the OFGEM website or get in touch with us to handle 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.
You need to ensure that your bank account number name is the same as the name of your application. The RHI will end soon, and another scheme may take its place. But they all provide excellent ways to save money. To find out more about RHI in Westerham, please call 01273 257407 .
Heat Pumps and District Heating and Communal Heating in Westerham
District heating is another name for heat networks or tele-heating. District heating moves heat from one central source to commercial and residential buildings in Westerham.
District heating saves space and can heat communal buildings from a single source. When a smaller number of homes is heating from a source, it is known as communal heating. Communal heating works best when dwellings are located close to one another.
Heat pumps make it possible to carry out communal or district heating in a cost-effective manner. Plus, multiple homes can share 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 installers are experts, polite, and reliable. They will install your heat pumps with no problems. Call us today to talk about installing a heat pump in your building. Call 01273 257407
How Big Do I Need the Heat Pump for my Westerham Property to Be?
There are two main considerations when it comes to heat pump size. One is how big your property’s square footage is. The second is if there are big halls and doors in your property which connect to rooms. For the typical home, heat pumps tend to be between 4 kW and 16 kW. That said, the larger your house, the higher the heat output required to ensure a comfortable climate.
Get in touch today to find out more about heat pumps
If you are new to heat pump technology, then understanding which direction to go can be a little difficult in the beginning. To learn more about the advantages of using a heat pump, please contact our heat pump experts today. Our heat pump experts will also tell you how much it will cost to install the system in your Westerham property. Whether you want ground source heat pump or air source heat pump, we can give you a free quote. We can also handle your regular maintenance. Get in touch with us on phone or via our contact form here. We are available to provide any help you need.
Heat Pump Servicing and Maintenance
Heat pumps require some maintenance just like any other heating system. Heat pumps that are not well-maintained will be 10 to 25% less efficient than a well-tuned heat pump. However, the maintenance required for heat pumps are much less than for regular gas boilers. Our experts at The ACE Heat Pumps UK can carry out inspections and maintenance on heat pumps in Westerham. We have trained engineers to solve problems and ensure effective maintenance. Our engineers can also confirm that your heat pump systems are configured to suit your specific requirements. They can do safety checks as well.