Installation Of A Heat Pump In The UK

A heat pump is a new, effective, and not polluting earth means of heating your dwelling in the detached, semi-detached house or in the social apartment. It is good to install when you want or your current landlord wants to make an economy on heating cost. With a properly installed heat pump, you lower own annual bill for heating at 10%-50%, depending on needs and requirements for heating you have.

Installation Of A Heat Pump In The UK

Air Source Heat Pump

Air source heat pump installation from Husky Heat Pump LTD — is the cheapest way to start your economy. The air-to-air option has about 250% of CoP (Coefficient of Performance) compared even to the most effective 95% of your gas burner that produces heat. Still, it has the lowest CoP among the line of the heat pumps and that is why, you receive the lowest degree of economy and RHI payments by the government supplemented by the lowest heat pump installation cost, which is around £4.000-5.000. The lowest rate of CoP allows you to make the smallest economy in yearly heating compared to the gas burner or other efficient combustion heater and it’ll make you save around £100 per year. A normal life span of air source heat pump is from 7 to 20 years with around 3-5 years of warranty issued by the manufacturer. You can only heat the air inside your premise, as it will be too weak for water heating too.

Water Source Heat Pump

The next by efficacy and cost from the line of heat pumps installation goes water source pump. It’ll take you around £12.000 to install it but it has the medieval CoP, about 300%-350%. With the help of it, you can perfectly receive heat for both, your air heating and your sanitary water heating. You should be aware that at no times you would have the 100-degrees heated sanitary water, and it will only heat it up for you to 55-65 degrees Celsius. It is perfectly enough to do all hygienic procedures such as taking a shower or washing dishes. Lifespan is wide, from 10 to 50 and more years, with almost none repairing required during the term if it is installed properly.

Ground Source Heat Pump

Finally, the most expensive one in such parameter as heat pump installation cost is a ground source heat pump. It costs around £17.000-£25.000 depending on several parameters:

  • is it necessary to dig deep into the soil to install pipes or you have vast territory to provide
  • the temperature of ground averagely through a year and how deep inside heat is (and whether you want to reach it for the best efficiency of the heat extraction from soil or do you prefer to stay within the use of only the upper layer of available ground to make the installation cost (and efficiency) lower)
  • how stern your winters are: if soil freezes through, you will not have a heating during winter and you may have a necessity in the usage of the other source of heat in your house or to install even more costlier heat pump system.

It works theoretically even up to 100 years and gives you the biggest savings in annual running cost and winnings in RHI scheme. It is good for both air and water heating, and shows up to 400% of CoP indicator.

The efficiency of every solution depends on not only the installation itself but also other factors. Specialists of Husky heat pumps will tell you everything you need to know when installing a pump and using it. Call us to order the manufacturing and installation of the selected system. We also will help you to prepare documents for participation in the RHI scheme.