Heat Pumps

Air Source Household Heat Pump Solutions

Easyflow supplies the most common type of pump; Air Source Heat Pumps. These heating systems are an energy-efficient alternative for heating your property, rather than a gas boiler. Typically low maintenance, the main expenditure is the heat pump installation cost, which, the same as running costs, can vary depending on a range of factors to do with your property.

Learn more about our Air Source Heat Pumps, how they work, and the services we offer below.

What are Air Source Heat Pumps?

Air source heat pumps extract heat from the air, boosts this temperature and uses it to heat your home and water. Our Underfloor Heating systems work perfectly with Air Source Heat Pumps, providing air to water heat transfer and further adding to your homes energy efficiency. If you're exploring the option of a air source household heat pump for your home or commercial project, our experienced team can assist you in exploring options available to you.

The Process

During this heating process, heat is extracted from the atmosphere using a fan, passed through a heat exchanger, and into the system. This heat is then compressed to increase the temperature and supply sufficient heat for your home.

This system is highly rated in terms of efficiency, requiring minimal groundwork or additional upkeep afterwards, making them easy to install and maintain.

Other benefits of Air Source systems include:
- A lower-carbon way of heating the home, using electricity rather than gas.
- Easy to install and ideal for properties with limited space.
- Operate efficiently in temperatures as low as -15 degrees.
- Normally don’t require planning permission.
- Long lifespan, often outlasting standard boilers 2-3 times over.

Find out more about the best-rated heat pumps, heat pumps how it works, and heat pump running costs here.

Are heat pumps a better choice than a boiler?

In most instances, a heat pump is more effective than a boiler, thought to be around 3 or 4 times more efficient at heating your property. The benefits of a best rated heat pump include:

- More efficient in their use of electricity compared to boilers are in their use of gas
- They are much lower in CO2 emissions than gas boilers
- Low maintenance after installation
- Safe to operate
- They are very quiet – you probably won’t even hear them running

To find out more about heat pump installations, check out the Energy Zone website or our blog here.

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