Air-source heat pumps
Think Green! Renewable energy solutions for homes and businesses. We carry out the full installation of Heat Pumps, Ground Source and Bio-Mass solutions for domestic and commercial projects in Scotland. If you’re considering a renewable energy solution for your domestic or commercial property, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
An air source heat pump will extract heat from the outside air, converting low grade heat into useable energy, by passing it through a compressor where its temperature is increased. The heat is then used for space heating and hot water. An air source heat pump will work at temperatures as low as -20°C outside. Air source heat pumps are cheaper and less disruptive to install than a ground source heat pump. They are installed outside your home and can be fitted to a wall or placed on the ground. Air source heat pumps produce lower carbon emissions than most fossil fuel appliances. They can convert 1 kilowatt of electricity into 3.5 kilowatts of heat, meaning they can be 350% efficient. For comparison, an A-rated combination boiler can only turn 1 kilowatt of gas or oil into 0.9 kilowatts of heat, meaning they are 90% efficient.