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Heat Pumps

Harnessing the 'Heat Energy' in the Air

Air source heat pumps are positioned outside, adjacent to the building, and have a fan that draws in outdoor air over a large heat exchanger which harnesses the heat energy in the air. 

Air source heat pumps usually consist of the external unit and an internal unit where hot water is stored and the controller and circulation pumps are housed. Heat pumps of this kind can provide up to 80% of your heating and or hot water requirements all year round by extracting energy from the outside air. These pumps run on electricity but for 1kW of electrical input the output thermal energy is up to 5kW so it is a viable investment. In comparison a traditional fossil fuel boiler is less efficient typically giving you 1kW output for 1kW input.

An ideal combination for your home is and Air Source Heat Pump combined with a Solar array to offset the electrical costs. 

In areas where there is no Gas connection an Air Source Heat Pump is becoming a more viable option but its even better when running costs can be offset by a Solar array. And when installed by a fully qualified electrician its a win win!!

Aesthetics are also key on this type of project and we have experience on a range of roof types and with Integrated systems and Solar Tiles.

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Our solar installation by Solec was absolutely first rate. Excellent fast & efficient service with an accurate & clear quotation process, and they managed to get it all installed well before the deadline. Communication throughout was excellent. I have every confidence in the Solec team - our contact Bob Wilmot was always well informed, positive and very happy to answer our constant questions. I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Solec and am very happily now watching my KwH's rack up on the meter!

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