Discover the benefits of a well designed and professional air source heat pump installation. And don’t forget to take advantage of the £7,500 grant via the Boiler Upgrade Scheme.

Become more energy independent by installing an air source heat pump

Heat Pump Installation Guide

This comprehensive air source heat pump installation guide has been created to provide valuable guidance to the local community. From selecting the right system and determining the optimal installation setup to maximise performance and long-term benefits. By thoroughly considering these factors, homeowners and businesses can make informed decisions regarding their future air source heat pump installation.

Move towards a more sustainable and greener future with air source heat pump technology. Get a free detailed quotation from your local air source heat pump installation team.

Become More Energy Independent By Installing An Air Source Heat Pump

Air source heat pumps offer a sustainable alternative to traditional heating systems by harnessing heat from the air to provide efficient heating and hot water for your property. By utilising renewable energy sources, homeowners and businesses can significantly reduce their reliance on fossil fuels. Therefore, leading to lower energy bills and becoming more energy independent by producing their own energy.


Getting The Right Air Source Heat Pump System For Your Exact Requirements

When it comes to selecting the right air source heat pump system for your property, prioritising industry-leading brands known for top performance and reliable warranties is paramount. Brands such as Grant UK, Worcester Bosch, Daikin, Vaillant, and NIBE have established themselves as leaders in the field. These brands offer innovative solutions backed by comprehensive warranties. Using reputable manufacturers ensure peace of mind for homeowners and businesses, knowing that their investment is supported by industry-leading quality and reliability.

Secondly, different heat pump systems offer unique benefits and features. Therefore, it is beneficial to use an experienced installer who offers a diverse range of options and expertise across various brands. This way, you can rest assured that you’re receiving unbiased advice tailored to your individual circumstances.

Lastly, for optimal performance it’s important to select a system that integrates effectively with your existing heating setup. An experienced installer will assess your present heating system and recommend the most suitable air-source heat pump solution.


How Long Does A Heat Pump Installation Take?

Depending on the size of the solar panel installation and other factors, it takes approximately 1- 4 days to install an air source heat pump system.


How Much Does It Cost To Install an ASPH?

When contemplating the cost of an air source heat pump installation, there are several factors that can influence the pricing. Factors such as the size and type of the system and the complexity of the installation can all impact the overall cost. Additionally, the specific requirements of your property, such as its size, existing heating system, and insulation levels, will play a significant role in determining the total expense.

Furthermore, grant incentives or financing options should be considered when budgeting for an air source heat pump installation. While upfront costs may vary, the current Boiler Upgrade Scheme and paying 0% VAT on renewable energy products is helping thousands of people transition to green energy.

To support the local community in making well-informed decisions regarding the suitability of an air source heat pump installation, we offer a free consultation service. Our experienced team will carefully assess your property’s unique requirements and provide personalised recommendations tailored to your needs.


Finding A Professional Heat Pump Installer

When seeking a professional company to install an air source heat pump, several key considerations are essential. Firstly, prioritise experience and expertise, opting for a company with a proven track record of successful installations. Verify accreditation and certification to ensure adherence to industry standards.

A reputable installer should possess comprehensive product knowledge, guiding you toward the most suitable system for your property. Additionally, seek an installer offering comprehensive services, from initial consultation to ongoing maintenance and support. Furthermore, enquire about warranties and aftercare services to safeguard your investment.

Notably, transparent communication throughout the installation process is essential for a smooth and satisfactory experience.

By evaluating these factors, you can confidently select a professional company to install your air source heat pump. Of course, our expert installation team are here to help. Get a free consultation today!


Is There A Heat Pump Grant? What Is The Boiler Upgrade Scheme?

Yes! There is a grant of £7,500 available for homeowners and businesses. The Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS) presents a great opportunity to embrace renewable heating solutions, such as low carbon heat pumps. This scheme aims to incentivise property owners to transition to more sustainable heating systems. Running from 2022 to 2025, the Boiler Upgrade Scheme offers a grant of up to £7,500.

This is a government backed scheme, which can significantly offset the costs associated with installing eligible heating systems. Thereby, deducting the grant amount from the installation cost, individuals can now fully leverage the available financial support and maximise the benefits.

However, it’s important to act fast to avoid disappointment. For further details, check out our Boiler Upgrade Scheme Guide. Alternatively, please feel free to contact our expert renewable energy team.

Can You Replace Your Boiler With A Heat Pump?

Yes! When considering alternative heating systems, air source heat pumps present an excellent solution, particularly in comparison to traditional gas boilers. ASHPs operate by extracting heat from the air, making them highly efficient and environmentally friendly alternatives to fossil fuel-based heating methods like gas boilers. These systems can easily be integrated with existing central heating systems and underfloor heating, providing reliable warmth throughout the property.


Does A Heat Pump Work With Solar Panels?

ASHPs can be combined with solar PV and other renewable energy sources, further reducing reliance on non-renewable energy sources and lowering overall carbon emissions. Therefore, by embracing ASHP technology, homeowners and businesses can take significant steps towards sustainable and cost-effective heating solutions for the long term. 


What Size Heat Pump Should You Get?

The size of the air source heat pump required depends on various factors, including the size your property, your heating and hot water demand, and whether the property is well insulated. For example, larger properties with high heat demand may require a more powerful ASHP. Whereas, smaller properties with efficient insulation may suffice with a smaller unit. Additionally, factors such as the number of occupants and the desired indoor temperature also play a role in sizing the air source heat pump. Consulting with a qualified ASHP installer, who can conduct a detailed assessment of your property and will determine the right size heat pump system.


Do You Have To Replace Your Existing Radiators?

One common question that arises when considering an air-source heat pump installation is whether existing radiators need to be replaced. The answer largely depends on the age and condition of your current radiators, as well as the specific requirements of your property. In many cases, existing radiators can be retained and utilised with an air-source heat pump system, especially if they are relatively modern and in good working order. However, it’s essential to ensure that your radiators are appropriately sized and compatible with the lower operating temperatures typically associated with heat pump systems.

In some instances, particularly with older or inefficient radiators, upgrading to more energy-efficient models may be advisable to maximise the performance and efficiency. A qualified installer can assess your existing radiators and provide recommendations tailored to your individual circumstances. Therefore, ensuring optimal comfort and efficiency throughout your home or business.


Where Does An Air Source Heat Pump Need To Be Located?

Determining the optimal location for installing an air source heat pump is crucial for its efficiency and effectiveness. Typically, the outdoor unit, responsible for extracting heat from the air, should be placed in an open area with ample airflow. As for the indoor unit, it’s best installed in a well-ventilated space like a utility room or garage, ideally close to the existing heating system and hot water cylinder for efficient connection. Consulting with a qualified installer is key to ensure the ASHP is positioned optimally, considering your property layout and any local regulations.


Can You Install Your Own Air Source Heat Pump?

ASHPs are sophisticated systems that require precise installation to operate at peak efficiency and performance. Subsequently, ensuring that an air source heat pump is installed by a certified installer is essential. A certified installer possesses the necessary expertise to properly size and configure the system according to the specific requirements of the property, maximising its effectiveness.

Additionally, understanding the intricacies of heat pump components is crucial to ensure proper installation, safety and functionality. By entrusting the installation to a certified professional, homeowners and businesses can have confidence in the reliability, longevity, and optimal performance of their air source heat pump installation.


What Is The Installation Process For An Air Source Heat Pump?

At Eco Green Building Solutions, we believe in a thorough and informative process when it comes to installing your air source heat pump. Here’s what you can expect:


Initial Site Visit and Comprehensive Quote:

An experienced installer will conduct an onsite inspection of your property to assess its suitability for an air source heat pump. During this visit, the technician will answer any questions and provide advice. Additionally, within a few days of the site visit, customers will be provided with a detailed quote. Plus information about any available grants or incentives you may be eligible for.

Removal of Old System:

It maybe necessary to remove your existing heating system, whether it’s a gas boiler or another type. Therefore, it’s important to inspect the current pipework and heating distribution system to ensure compatibility and make any necessary upgrades.

Installation of ASHP Units:

Our team will expertly install the indoor and outdoor units of your air source heat pump. The outdoor unit, responsible for extracting heat from the air, will be strategically placed to optimise efficiency while minimising noise and vibration.

Connection to Heat Distribution System:

The outdoor and indoor units will be connected using a refrigerant piping system and integrate them with your hot water cylinder and heating distribution system, whether it’s radiators or underfloor heating.

Electrical Upgrades:

Depending on your property’s electrical system, upgrades may be required to accommodate the additional power demands of the heat pump.

Testing and Demonstration:

Before completion, our installer will thoroughly test the air source heat pump to ensure proper functionality. Our customers will be provided with detailed instructions on how to operate and maintain their new system effectively.

Ongoing Support | Aftercare:

Commitment to customer satisfaction shouldn’t just end after the installation. Therefore, comprehensive aftercare and maintenance services are available to ensure your air source heat pump continues to operate at its best for years to come.



Using A Trusted ASHP Installation Company and certified heat pump installers!

While air source heat pumps are renowned for their energy efficiency and eco-friendly benefits, proper installation is crucial. Otherwise, your system might not have the optimal performance and reliability.

As trusted heat pump specialists, we bring meticulous attention to detail and professional expertise to every project. Our focus is to optimise every ASHP installation for maximum energy efficiency and performance. Furthermore, we understand that every property and customer requirement is unique. Therefore, we take a personalised approach to each installation. From conducting thorough site assessments to designing bespoke heating solutions and providing aftercare services.


Award-Winning and Fully Accredited

With a long history of excellence in the renewable energy industry, Eco Green Building Solutions has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, and innovation. As proud recipients of numerous awards and certifications, we demonstrate our commitment to upholding the highest standards of professionalism and craftsmanship.

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Free Consultation and Design Service

At Eco Green Building Solutions, we believe in making the transition to renewable energy as seamless and hassle-free as possible for our clients. That’s why we offer complimentary consultations and design services to help you explore your options and make informed decisions about your air source heat pump installation.

Whether you’re a homeowner looking to lower your energy bills or a business seeking to enhance your sustainability efforts, Eco Green Building Solutions is here to help. Contact us today to schedule your free consultation and take the first step towards a greener, more efficient future.

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