Air Source Heat Pumps

About Air Source Heat Pumps

In the month of October 2021, the government announced their plans to stop the sale of gas boilers after 2035. With this, the launch of their grant scheme to encourage more homeowners to switch to air source heat pumps when their boiler needs replacing.

Here at Aquatec NW, we have a wealth of experience in installing air-source heat pumps (ASHP). ASHP serves as an alternative method to heat your home and is considered the ideal solution to reduce your energy costs and carbon footprint compared to either gas or electric heating. We install a range of different heat pumps and we are accredited installers for Nibe & Mitsubishi.

There are many advantages of air-source heat pumps, as they can work for either heating or cooling your home. It can use these versatile and affordable solutions for space heating or water heating.

How do Air Source Heat Pumps Work?

The mechanics of an air-source heat pump is relatively straightforward; the system transfers heat from outside to inside a property/building and vice versa. Under the principles of vapor compression refrigeration, an ASHP uses a refrigerant system involving a compressor and a condenser to absorb heat at one place and release it at another.

What are the advantages to Air Source Heat Pumps: