New Heat Pump Design Could Improve Efficiency and Cut Running Costs

University of Glasgow heat pump
The new heat pump prototype was developed by University of Glasgow engineers (Image credit: University of Glasgow)

A new heat pump prototype could pave the way to making heat pump technology cheaper for families to run.

It is hoped this could boost uptake of the technology in homes across the UK as the Government aims to make all heating systems low carbon by 2035.

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.