Air to water heat pumps are becoming standard in newly built homes across Europe. This is because they offer heat at a fraction of the price of a standard oil or gas boiler. Homes fitted with heat pumps are also far more environmentally friendly. Owners can save huge amounts on their home heating bills by switching to a heat pump. This solution is not for everyone though. Houses that are not insulated up to modern standards may not be well suited to this solution. You will need to have your home assessed by a a professional who can make recommendations on upgrading your energy solution.
Air to water heat pump advantages
There are many advantages to installing an Air to Water heat pump in Ireland. The main benefits are a reduction in carbon emissions and a cheaper electricity bill. These are just some of the reasons we love heat pumps:
- Heat pumps are cheaper to run than gas and oil boilers.
- Your carbon footprint will be significantly reduced by installing this system. You won’t be burning fossil fuels.
- Generally, heat pumps don’t require as much maintenance as traditional boilers.
- It will increase the comfort of your home.
- A well insulated home can reach an A BER with the installation of a heat pump.
How does an air to water heat pump work?
Heat pumps use naturally occurring elements in the environment outside your home to produce energy you can use to heat your home and water supply. In the case of an air to waiter heat pump, air is collected from outside your home and converted to heat. The process is clean, simple and a brilliant solution for well insulated homes.
Are heat pumps noisy?
There is a common misconception that heat pumps are especially noisy. It is true that they will produce some noise but generally speaking it is less than that of a common boiler system. Most of the noise occurs outside the home so the result is a peaceful energy efficient system. We only work with the industry leading brands and our expert installers have fitted thousands of heating pumps. Our work is completed to the highest possible standard so noise should never be an issue with a House 2 Home heat pump.
Do I need a heat pump?
If your home is well insulated and you would like to take your energy rating to the next level a heat pump is a great idea for you. Heat pumps are also very popular with home owners who are interested in reducing harmful carbon emissions. Your home may not be ready for a heat pump. Contact us directly and one of our expert assessors will be able to tailor a solution for you that fits your needs and budget. We are committed to helping you reduce your energy costs and will be able to offer advise no matter what stage you are at.
Is there a grant available for a heat pump in Ireland?
Currently SEAI are offering grants of up to €3,500 for air to water heat pumps. One of the requirements for this is that your home has low levels of heat loss. Other measures are usually taken first to ensure this such as insulation and new windows. Please contact us if you would like to have your home assessed by one of our experts.
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