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Keep your home sustainable with a high-performance air source heat pump

Air source heat pumps are a key part of the government’s plans to make our homes more sustainable and energy efficient.

As we all look to make our houses greener, lots of homeowners are converting away from traditional heating methods like gas boilers, to these eco-friendlier alternatives.

If you have an air source heat pump installed at home or are planning on investing in one, Metro Plumb is on hand to ensure it continues performing at its best. Our team of trained engineers can service your air source heat pump and carry out essential repairs so it remains in peak condition.

Air Source Heat Pumps

Our highly trained, local plumbers are available for all air source heat pump repairs and servicing. From emergency call outs to routine servicing we’re available across the UK.

Heat pump repairs

Annual services

Replacement parts

What is an air source heat pump?

Air source heat pumps extract heat from the air to heat your home and hot water. They can extract heat from temperatures as low as -15°C.

How does an air source heat pump work?

An air source heat pump works by drawing in outside air, which is then used to heat a special refrigerant liquid. As it gets warmer, this liquid turns to gas. The warmth is compressed to increase its temperature as it passes through the heating system in your home, keeping you comfortable and warm. Once the gas has transferred its heat, it cools and becomes liquid again, and returns to the start of the cycle. According to British Gas, the whole air source heat pump process only uses electricity and has an energy efficiency of over 350% – compared to a gas boiler, which is about 90% efficient.

How much does an air source heat pump cost?

Air source heat pumps vary in price, but government grants are available to help you cover the cost of buying and installing one. Once it’s installed, you can call Metro Plumb for ongoing service and repairs, 24/7/365.

What else do I need to know about air source heat pumps?

  • Only one air source heat pump is allowed per property according to usual planning permissions. If you want to install another, you need to apply for planning permission.
  • The installation of your heat pump must meet the requirements of the Microgeneration Certification Scheme.
  • An air source heat pump must be used strictly for heating only.
  • It’s essential to regularly maintain your heat pump to ensure compliance with the manufacturer’s warranty and also ensure the product is safe and efficient to use.

Metro Plumb and Air Source Heat Pumps

We offer a full range of home and commercial plumbing services, including air source heat pump repair and air source heat pump servicing. All our operatives are highly trained, fully insured and DBS-checked for your peace of mind.

The Metro Plumb team are available 24/7/365, wherever you live in the UK. Contact us today on 0800 415 514 to find out more about how we can support you and your air source heat pump.

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Our local, professional plumbers are highly trained, fully insured and DBS checked, with an excellent first-time fix rate. So you can rely on them to get your plumbing problem sorted in no time.

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