Why are more people with oil boilers considering switching to heat pumps?

An air source heat pump being installed on the side of a house
A survey reveals 53% of homeowners with oil boilers were considering switching to heat pumps (Image credit: Getty Images)

A survey has revealed that homeowners with oil boilers are more likely to consider switching to heat pumps compared to the rest of the population.

The Good Energy Company found that 53% of homeowners with oil boilers were considering the switch to air source heat pumps, whereas the national average was 40%.

Joseph Mullane
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News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.