Ground Source Heat Pumps
Ground source heat pumps use the inexhaustible energy stored in the ground. A buried ground loop or bore hole is used to transfer heat from the ground into a building to provide space heating and in some cases, to pre-heat domestic hot water.
How it worksIn the same way that your fridge uses refrigerant to extract heat from the inside, keeping your food cool, a ground source heat pump extracts heat from the ground, and uses it to heat your home. A ground source heat pump system has three main parts:
The main restriction to fitting a ground source heat pump is the land space available to install the ground collector loop. To find out if your property is suitable for a ground source heat pump visit our FAQ section or contact us for a no obligation site survey.
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