Air source heat pumps (ASHPs) absorb heat from the outside air to heat both your property space and water. This reliable, renewable heating technology works in a highly efficient sustainable way all year round, making it the leading low carbon alternative to traditional high carbon heating systems
From a new build to integrating an air source heat pump into an existing central heating system, Phil France and his experienced engineers provide the necessary professional services for both domestic and commercial customers needs, from project concept to completion.
Our North Yorkshire service area covers all towns
Scarborough, Whitby, Filey, Bridlington. Snaiton, Malton, Helmsley, Pickering, Thirsk, Skipton, Tadcaster, Guisborough, York, Harrogate etc ...
The air-to-air system produces warm air which is circulated by ventillation units to heat your home; also for cooling in warmer weather.
Air to air heat pumps are essentially refridgerators that work in reverse. They pump heated air into your house, so you need another mechanism to heat your water. This is considered as a hybrid system - i.e. a heat pump and traditional boiler combined. The concept being that the heat pump does most of the work, but falls back on the boiler to help out in particularly cold weather, when the heat pump may struggle.
The air-to-water system distributes heat via radiators or underfloor heating and also heats your hot water.
Most heat pumps installed in the UK are air to water heat pumps, and they provide both space and water heating. They are suitable for almost all properties, including flats. The heat pump is about the size of a fridge, and you just need space outside where it can be either wall or floor mounted allowing for enough space around it to get a good flow of air.
Do I need planning permission?
No, they are a permitted development although a listed building or conservation area setting may need local council confirmation.
Around 50 degrees, which is really too hot to hold your hand under - and more than enough for a full hot bath or shower.
Yes, an air to water heat pump can provide you with all of your central heating and hot water needs.
No. The sound pressure figures range between the noise level of a domestic fridge and normal human conversation. Apart from the intrinsic quietness of the compressor and the fan in the heat pump, it is installed on two large sound-absorbing rubber feet that minimise any vibration. Usual installation positions produce no sound that can be heard within the property.
For clients who are particularly concerned about the noise levels we can offer an ultra-quiet range.
You can use existing radiators in a house, calculations will be made to determine which radiators need up sizing accordingly. Where possible up-sizing can be achieved by moving the larger existing radiators into the smaller rooms and fitting new bigger radiators into the larger rooms. This reduces waste and overall cost of installation.
Underfloor heating is an effective way to heat a new build but not always the best solution for a retrofit. In many cases, radiators can be sized to deliver similar efficiencies to underfloor heating.
This conundrum is explained as follows: Heating efficiency is measured by a products Co-efficiency Of Performance (COP).
An average air source heat pump has an efficiency of 300%. This is three times higher than electric radiators. For example, electrical heating works on a ratio of 1:1 (100%). Air source, on the other hand, converts 3kWh for every 1kWh of electricity you buy in, a ratio of 1:3 (300%). The ratio of transfer is the COP.
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