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Air Source Heat Pump Installations Southampton & Hampshire

At JAJ Heating Services, we provide Air Source Heat Pump Installations in Southampton, Portsmouth, Fareham, Cosham, Eastleigh, Waterlooville, Winchester and most of Hampshire (Air to Water based systems). We are MCS Accredited (APH-47466) and can assist in Government Grant applications for new installations (CHG scheme), and help clients enroll in the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme. So call us if you’re after an air source heat pump fitter. Open 7 days, 8 am to 9 pm.

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Air Source heat Pumps Installations Southampton & Hampshire

An Air to Water Heat Pump is a system that is installed on the outside of your property. It collects air from the outside and transfers it to your water based central heating system.

The heat generated from the system can be used for your hot water supply, underfloor heating and your radiators.

You can currently qualify for the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (ends 31st March 2022). The Clean Heat Grant (£5,000 grants) replaces the RHI scheme in April 2022. 

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How much does it cost to install an Air Source Heat Pump?

The cost to install and Air Source Heat Pump can be over £8,000. Our engineer will advise after a visit.

How efficient are Air Source Heat Pumps?

Air Source Heat Pumps can be up to 300% efficient. For every unit of energy it uses to harness heat, it outputs 3 units of heat.

What are the advantages of Air Source Heat Pumps?

  • Energy Efficient (less C02)
  • Qualify for the RHI scheme
  • Save costs compared to older heating systems
  • Renewable energy
  • Doing your bit in cutting C02 emissions

What are the disadvantages of Air Source Heat Pumps?

  • You need space either side or front of property to install the outside system
  • Not 100% zero carbon as they use electricity
  • A wet heating system is needed
  • Fan of outside unit can be a little noisy during winter, but the volume is still low

Can you get grants for heat pumps?

Yes, you can get grants for Air Source Heat Pump installations. You could be eligible to qualify for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme (until 31st March 2022) or the Clean Heat Grant (CHG) from April 2022.

Do Air Source Heat Pumps qualify for RHI?

The Air to Water Heat Pump based system qualifies for the RHI scheme (the air to air system does not qualify).

What is the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme?

The RHI scheme was launched to reward property owners who have installed an Air to Water Source Heat Pump. Recipients of the RHI scheme are financially rewarded a payment every quarter, for every khw of renewable heat their system produces. A homeowner could earn approx anywhere between £6,000 to £12,000 over a 7 year period. The RHI scheme ends 31st March 2022.

What is the Clean Heat Grant?

The Clean Heat Grant (CHG) will replace the RHI scheme. The CHG will be available from April 2022 onwards and gives grants of approx £5,000 towards the cost of installing an Air to Water Heat Pump. The RHI scheme is the better option. 

Are you MCS Accredited?

Yes we are. Our Certification Number: APH-47466. MCS stands for Microgeneration Certification Scheme. Engineer must hold a MCS license number to carry out installs of Air Source Heat Pumps.

Would my current boiler be a better option?

It terms of cost effectiveness, this could be a possibility. Our engineer will advise you if it will be worthwhile for your specific property to make the switch. But you need to bear in mind that you will receive payments from the RHI scheme too, and in the long run the Government is phasing out gas boilers.

Do I need planning permission to install an Air Source Heat Pump?

In most cases you do not need planning permission to install an Air Source Heat Pump. But our engineer will advise you after an inspection.

 

Feel free to give us a call to book in a free consultation and quote. Our engineer will advise you on the most suitable system for your home and the various options available to you. Le us carry out your air source heat pump installation to high standards.

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