UK heat pump applications rise by 39%

Air heat pump near pool house outdoors
Heat pump installations rise by 39% annually in the UK whilst sales drop for the first time in 15 years in Europe (Image credit: Getty Images)

Heat pump applications have risen annually by 39% in the UK, according to the latest government data.

The figures indicate that more households across the UK are taking advantage of the Boiler Upgrade Scheme giving a £7,500 grant towards ground and air source heat pump installations.

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