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In a well-insulated property, a heat pump can be a more efficient and environmentally friendly way to heat your home that is affordable to run. But in the wrong property, a heat pump could struggle to provide enough heat, risking a cold home and high running costs.

Use our quick suitability checker below to see if a heat pump is right for your home.

Construction type

Choose your home’s wall construction from the following options:

Loft insulation

Choose your home’s loft insulation thickness from the following options:

Glazing type

Choose the type of windows your home has from the following options:

Space requirement

For an air source heat pump, you will need around 1.4 x 0.8m to house the plant room equipment inside your home, and space outside to place an air source heat pump unit.

For a ground source heat pump, you’ll need a minimum of three times the floor area of property outside for the ground loops, and around 2.1 x 0.8m inside your home for the plant room equipment.

Insulation & heat pumps

A heat pump works best in a property that is properly insulated. Before deciding on a ground or air source heat pump, it’s essential to check your home’s insulation.

In this article, we explain the differences between these types of insulation – loft insulation, wall insulation, and double glazing – and how they will affect your heat pump’s efficiency.

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