Majority of Homeowners Not Yet Convinced by Heat Pumps, Research Shows

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The majority of homeowners are not yet convinced that installing heat pumps is right for them, according to a new study.

Air source heat pumps and ground source heat pumps are sustainable heating systems that can help to lower our carbon emissions and have comparatively low running costs compared to fossil fuel boilers. 

Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.