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Heat Pumps UK

What are the benefits of using heat pumps What type of heat pump should you choose in UK? The type of heat pump choice depends above all on your situation. If you live in a region with a colder climate, an air-to-air or air-to-water heat pump will not be able to produce heat all year round. In these geographical areas, it will probably be more interesting to consider installing a geothermal heat pump or to couple an air-air or air-water heat pump with another heat source. heat pump for home cost UK  Costs of Heat Pumps Factor The price range for heat...

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What is a Heat Pump Dryer?

What is a heat pump dryer? What are its advantages and disadvantages? This article will help you understand the differences between different types of heat pumps and how they work. This article also includes a schematic diagram. You can use this diagram to better understand the operation of a heat pump dryer. Let’s take a look. This technology has the potential to help you save on energy and money. Heat pump dryers are not just environmentally friendly and energy efficient; they’re also amazing to dry clothes. Many heat pump dryers have special settings to help them dry delicate clothing and...

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GET THE OPTIMUM TEMPERATURE WITH A POOL HEAT PUMP

Are you considering buying a heat pump for your swimming pool? So you are looking for the ideal temperature for swimming, in short, you are aiming for optimal bathing comfort. But there are probably still plenty of questions you have about a pool pass. How many degrees do you gain per day? Is it really that economical? Why not buy an electric heater instead? When to use a heat pump? What is the benefit of a reversible heat pump? So many questions (and many more) to which we will answer you right away. Want to know everything about managing water temperature with a pool heat pump? Come on,...

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Heat pump: Advantages and disadvantages

Today, the heat pump is a very popular heating system, and for good reason. But is it really interesting? And what type of heat pump to choose? To help you find your way around, here is an overview of the advantages presented by the heat pump, as well as the few disadvantages that can be blamed on this system.   Reminder: types of heat pumps When talking about a heat pump, it is essential to specify what type of system it is. Because if they all work according to the same principle, the different types of heat pumps each have their own characteristics. The...

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5 tips for hiding your heat pump

There are solutions to easily conceal the outdoor unit of your heat pump. But before any operation, precautions must be taken to ensure the proper functioning of your equipment. Follow the leader! It is possible to hide the outdoor unit of your heat pump without affecting its proper functioning. You have installed a heat pump in your house, but find that the outdoor unit is detrimental to the aesthetics of your exterior. Do not panic, solutions exist to camouflage it. 1. The heat pump cover, the most practical solution The easiest way to hide the outdoor unit of your equipment is to...

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How to properly use your air-air heat pump in hot weather?

Before starting up your reversible air conditioning, it is necessary to take a few precautions.  what good practices to have in order to make the best use of your equipment. The difference between the indoor and outdoor temperature must not exceed 5°C. What is Afpac? Afpac is an association whose purpose is to bring together all the players in the heat pump sector, such as design offices, distribution, manufacturers, installers, maintenance companies, but also consumers. . It now has 70 members grouped into several colleges, and is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. I am one of the founding members...

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HEAT PUMP MAINTENANCE: A REGULATED MANDATORY STEP

A heating and hot water production system increasingly appreciated by the French, the heat pump is distinguished by its ecological operation and the possibility of significant energy savings. The annual maintenance contract can be offered with a breakdown service to act to prevent a possible breakdown of your customers’ installation, and therefore a breakdown of their heat pump. Regular maintenance ensures a longer heat pump lifespan for total and complete peace of mind of use over the years. HEAT PUMP MAINTENANCE HAS BECOME MANDATORY Since decree no. 2020-912 of July 28, 2020, heat pumps with a power of 4 to 70 kW must be maintained by a professional every 2 years. The higher range devices are no exception, but with...

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HEAT PUMP DISADVANTAGES: EFFICIENCY UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS

The heat pump has been widely acclaimed by customers in recent years and offers many technical and economic advantages. With models combining a heating and air conditioning system, however, it has drawbacks that it is better to be aware of in order to recommend the most suitable product for each situation. Depending on the specifics of the environment, the heat pump also shows weaknesses in its mode of operation. HEAT PUMP DISADVANTAGES: THE TECHNICAL LIMITS OF THE HEAT PUMP The principle of a heat pump consists of capturing the calories present in the outside air to reuse them to heat the house. Two modes of operation are possible. While the air-water device connects to the internal...

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Replace your old boiler with a condensing boiler or a heat pump?

Your old boiler consumes a lot of energy. It may be on the verge of failing, or even already broken down, or you are anticipating a little by thinking in advance what you are going to replace it with to save money on your heating bill. Whether you are fuel oil or natural gas, you wonder if investing in a condensing boiler is a good idea or not. For the moment these two energies are at a (relative) low point in their price curve, but… how long will this last? Your plumber told you about the condensing boiler, a marvel...

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How to choose your air-water heat pump (PAC)

Is an air-to-water heat pump (PAC) the ideal solution? First the weather In cold regions, it may be preferred to a geothermal heat pump solution with sensors buried in the ground or on an aquifer (groundwater table), more adapted to climatic conditions, but also more expensive. We, therefore “forget” the “air-water” solution when we operate in regions with a harsh climate and we consider it with a mild climate, even in coastal areas. The region is not necessarily a criterion, on the other hand, the altitude is taken into account. Above 600 meters, the pump captures the calories in a...

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