Tag: heat pump

Panasonic unveils range of commercial-scale heat pumps at InstallerSHOW

Panasonic has unveiled a range of propane R290 heat pumps which it believes will open new doors for low-carbon commercial-scale heating and cooling. The company chose InstallerSHOW to reveal its ECO-W-Aqua-G Blue range, a series of initially three models, with capacities of 50 kW, 60 kW and 70-80 kW. Up to six heat pumps can […]

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British Gas gives heat pump warmth guarantee

British Gas has introduced its Warm Home Promise, guaranteeing customers their money back if a heat pump does not warm their home as effectively as a traditional gas boiler. The promise is designed to reassure those worried switching to a heat pump will mean a cold house. Andrew Middleton, Managing Director, British Gas Zero, said: […]

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Free heat pump installation offer to Grant Shapps 

Responding to the news that Grant Shapps does not have a heat pump operational at his home, Lowe & Oliver, a national heat pump installer, has offered to provide one free of cost to demonstrate first-hand the numerous benefits. The Energy Secretary said he’s got as far as booking a heat pump survey, and told […]

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Baxi supplies heating solutions to Travis Perkins’ WholeHouse

Baxi has supplied a new range of prefabricated heating solutions to Travis Perkins’ WholeHouse. WholeHouse is a platform that allows smaller regional housebuilders and developers across the UK to plan and design a bespoke digital model of a house before beginning construction.  Based on the BIM process, the platform ensures detailed and accurate design, plans […]

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Qvantum receives award for apartment heat pump

Swedish company Qvantum has been awarded ISH Design Plus for its apartment heat pump. The heat pump is compact, which means it can be installed under a kitchen sink and is designed in modules. This makes it easy to both install and service. The tap water tank can be placed on a wall anywhere in […]

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Re-HEAT project sees first heat pump and home heat battery storage system

The first combined heat pump and home heat battery storage system has been installed in a home in Inverness as part of the rollout of 150 zero carbon heating systems across Scotland. The Re-HEAT project is a large scale trial SP Energy Networks is running alongside Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), working with E.ON, […]

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Heatio launches heat as a service trial

Lucy Dixon spoke to Heatio’s Simon Roberts about its heat-as-a-service pilot, involving a domestic hybrid heat pump installation. Heatio has started a heat-as-a-service (HaaS) trial, involving a hybrid system with a heat pump installed alongside an existing gas boiler, designed for the boiler to kick in whenever it is the more efficient way of heating […]

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Octopus Energy and Lloyds offering £2k heat pump for some homes

Octopus Energy and Lloyds Banking Group have announced a pilot scheme offering heat pump installation for £2,000 for some Halifax mortgage customers. Octopus Energy will provide and install the heat pumps, while Halifax will award a £1,000 Green Living Reward. The scheme can be used in conjunction with a £5,000 government Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS) […]

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Protecting and optimising heat pump installations

Altecnic’s Stephanie Allchurch explores two components that can help protect and optimise heat pumps. Heat pump installations are growing in popularity as they improve the efficiency of energy systems and can reduce bills by up to 26%*. Coupled with this, the Government’s incentive of a £5000 grant to households who switch from a gas boiler […]

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EDF’s heat pump projects revealed

EDF is working on two Heat Pump Ready Programme projects, supported by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). The first project – Neighbourhood Heat Pump – is being delivered by a consortium led by EDF, including Kensa Utilities, Devon County Council, Enzen, Urbanomy, Sheffield University and UCL, as part of Stream 1 […]

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Daikin expands Altherma heat pump range

Daikin Europe has launched its Altherma Low Capacity R32 Monobloc, available in small capacities for smaller homes. The heat pump, first launched in 2020 in classes ranging from 9 kW to 16 kW, is now available in three smaller classes (4-6-8 kW), completing Daikin’s R-32 monobloc range. Daikin Altherma 3 M class 9-16 is an […]

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NIBE launches new photovoltaic-thermal collectors for heat pumps

NIBE Energy Systems has launched a photovoltaic-thermal (PV-T) and heat pump solution to transform a NIBE ground-source heat pump into a multi-source heat pump. NIBE PV-T collector is an alternative heat source for use with NIBE ground source heat pumps, removing the requirement of a ground or bore hole collector array. The PV-T collectors produce […]

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