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10 Questions to ask when choosing your air source heat pump installer

Posted by John Lightfoot on 28 November 2011 at 9:13 am

10 Questions to ask when choosing your air source heat pump installer

1. Are you MCS certified? The Government is currently offering incentives (Renewable Heat Premium Payment) to people who install renewable energy heating equipment, including air source heat pumps, if your property does not have access to mains gas. It is also considering offering further…

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Using an air source heat pump with an existing heating system: 5 key things to consider

Posted by John Lightfoot on 15 August 2011 at 9:24 am

Using an air source heat pump with an existing heating system: 5 key things to consider

I’ve tried below to give an overview of whether you could consider using your existing heating system without going into too much technical hype! (Hope I’ve succeeded – let me know!). The guidance below will give you some pointers as to whether it is worth considering, but of course your l…

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How to use an air source heat pump to heat your hot water

Posted by John Lightfoot on 20 July 2011 at 11:32 am

How to use an air source heat pump to heat your hot water

Q: Can you use air source heat pumps for heating domestic hot water? A: If you are reading this and looking for a quick answer, it's yes! For those of you who would like a little more information here we go... Just because you can use a heat pump, should you? Well, of cours…

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How (& where) to position your air source heat pump

Posted by John Lightfoot on 6 June 2011 at 9:35 am

How (& where) to position your air source heat pump

"Where should I put my air source heat pump? is a question I am often asked. I reply "where would you like to put it?" and nine times out of 10 it can be installed where the enquirer had hoped it could. So let’s look at the basics to give us some ideas of where we can…

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Comparing air source heat pumps part 2

Posted by John Lightfoot on 25 March 2011 at 9:45 am

Comparing air source heat pumps part 2

In case you haven't had time to read the first half of this two part blog, I will repeat the caveat I started with in Part 1. Before you start selecting the particular air source heat pump you want, make sure that you have taken all practical insulation measures possible to reduce the heat loss from…

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