Heat Pumps Exeter

Heat Pumps Exeter

We provide two types of Heat pumps.

Ground Source Heat Pump

Ground source heat pumps (GSHPs) use pipes that are buried underground to extract heat from the ground, which is then used to heat radiators, underfloor or warm air heating systems and hot water in your home.

A ground source heat pump circulates a mixture of water and antifreeze around a loop of pipe, called a ground loop, which is buried in your garden. Heat from the ground is absorbed into the fluid and then passes through a heat exchanger into the heat pump. As the ground stays at a fairly constant temperature under the surface, the heat pump can be used throughout the year.

The length of the ground loop depends on the size of your home and the amount of heat you need. Longer loops can draw more heat from the ground, but need more space to be buried in. If space is limited, a vertical borehole can be drilled instead.

Air Source Heat Pump

Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHP) are the technology of the future for UK heating and hot water, over the past 10 years heat pumps have advanced to the point that a heat pump could replace a boiler like for like heat wise. It’s more energy efficient running heat pumps at a lower ambient temperature for two main reasons first lower energy bills secondly reduce carbon emissions. Fossil fuel burning boilers were introduced in the 1950’s this old technology is now being phased out. It’s now evident that fossil fuel burning boilers are less efficient than air source heat pumps that can reduce energy bills especially when you are replacing tradition electric, oil or LPG heating systems. You could also benefit from the Government supported Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).

Dc Energy is happy providing a comprehensive quote including the expected RHI payments you could be awarded.

Most ASHP installations end up paying for themselves within the first 7 years from the RHI payments, saving you make and the cost of the alternative. The Renewable Heat Incentive on average pays back from £5,000 to £11,000 encouraging you to invest in a more sustainable form of heating that helps reduce the use of fossil fuel energy.

Fossil fuels are depleting at a rapid rate so we all need to explore alternative forms of meeting our demands for energy, heating and hot water.

Also we should all be thinking about our future generations by reducing carbon emission at the same time as reducing energy bills, it really is a no brainer. You will end up being financially better off by investing in future proofing yourself against ever increasing energy bills.


About Exeter

Exeter is a vibrant and thriving city in Devon, boasting excellent rail and road links to the rest of the UK and internationally, through Exeter Airport. 

The historic Cathedral City has a population of around 130,000 and is dubbed “the small city that packs a big punch”. The retail hub is the modern Princesshay Shopping Centre in the city centre, which attracts visitors from across the South West region. The River Exe and quay, boasting eateries and bars, also attracts locals and visitors.

The city is a lively mix of old and new, with 70% of Exeter’s 2,000-year-old Roman City Wall still remaining.

The University of Exeter is traditionally among the highest ranked in the country and plays a significant part in the economy. Other major employers are Devon County Council and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

In culture, the city has a number of venues including Exeter Northcott Theatre, Exeter Phoenix and the Great Hall at the university. Its most successful sports team is Exeter Chiefs Rugby Club, who play at the Sandy Park stadium just off the M5 motorway. Exeter City Football Club is based at St James Park near the city centre.

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