Installing a heat pump is quite complicated, between the choice of the device and the actual installation. That's why, unless you're a skilled handyman, it's better to talk to a professional like Juice Electrical among other Christchurch Electricians.
1) A very targeted choice
In summary, a heat pump works much like an air conditioner but easily switches from hot to cold. Installed outdoors, it can be disturbed by frost.
The geothermal heat pump requires a vertical or horizontal installation in a garden or yard because it is from the earth that it draws calories to heat or cool the house.
Geothermal heat pump, draws calories from the water of a well or source but must meet legal and technical requirements.
2) Installation of a heat pump
It must be installed in a sheltered place and away from the neighborhood because it is rather noisy. You will have to build a support for the device, which will avoid any rigid connection with the building, from a height of 10 to 15 cm or more in very snowy areas.
An evacuation system must also be installed to evacuate condensates from the heat pump and any risk of freezing must be avoided. All pipes must be perfectly insulated, thanks to foam sleeves and rubber- insulated collars, at the passage of the walls.
Finally, it may sometimes be necessary to install acoustic insulation, taking care not to impede the flow of air.
The installation of a heat pump must be entrusted to a competent and experienced professional. The price of the installation of a heat pump will vary according to the type of heat pump to be installed as well as the possible difficulties of installation.
The installation of a heat pump is both ecological and economical. The heat pump appeals for its operation with renewable energies.
Effective for heating large volumes of air, it can also be used as an air conditioner in summer if it is reversible. Innovative, it requires a good expertise and various knowledge for its installation.
Only specialized heating engineers bring coherent solutions to combine comfort and energy savings. If you want to build or renovate your heating system, Juice Electrical is just the perfect choice for you.