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An introductory guide to heat pumps with links to further information on our site
You might have a fairly good idea of what a heat pump is and its benefits — but do you know how to specify one? Tim Pullen clarifies what can be a complex issue
Properly specified, a heat pump can be a powerful source of renewable heating but, alarmingly, in the wrong setup its running costs could be higher than any achievable fuel savings. Tim Pullen explains how to ensure success
A heat pump is a device that moves heat from one place to another. It can be used to make things either hot or cold and it is the technology built into all the world’s refrigerators and air conditioning systems. Heat pumps are all the rage amongst the...
To help you decide if heat pumps are right for you, Mark Brinkley investigates whether this technology applies to everything as well as looking at the important financial implications of using a heat pump, from the initial set-up costs to the issue of...
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