Renewable energy: Heat pumps what type of property is suitable?

There are three types of heat pumps, ground, air and water source heat pumps. Not every property is suited to heat pumps, for heat pumps to work effectively and to give the best results the property needs to be well insulated and draft proofed, heat pumps generally provide heat at a lower temperature to a traditional boiler and radiator system and work very well in-conjunction with under floor heating systems.

Tim Pullen explains different heat pumps and their applications in the video below:

James Eades

By: James Eades

Operations Director, James Eades is EnergyMyWay's in-house expert on renewable energy policy, microgeneration technologies and best practice in the renewable energy industry.