How much space does a ground source heat pump need? We look at the factors

a ground source heat pump being installed
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How much space does a ground source heat pump need is one of the main considerations you might have when weighing up your heat pump options. 

The answer initially depends on what size system you require, with larger, less well-insulated homes generally needing more space as their heat demands are typically greater. 

Robin Whitlock
Freelance journalist

Robin is a freelance journalist based in the South West of England, UK. He specialises in environmental issues, climate change and renewable energy, with other interests in transport and green motoring. He is a regular daily correspondent for a renewable energy website, writing news articles and interview pieces on all the main clean energy technologies. He has also written widely for numerous magazines on these topics, as well as writing white papers and web content.