Helping people rather than forcing them, to make the right choices for their homes will always be my priority.
Claire Coutinho – Energy Security Secretary
England and Wales
Over 3,650 homes have installed heat pumps in the South West of the country whereas the South East of the country, which excludes London, has installed just over 3,600. Coming short of the 3,000 mark, the East has seen 2,400 installations.
…the country is starting to see the benefits of heat pumps as well as the government grants available to get one installed. The Boiler Upgrade Scheme gives applicants £7,500 towards a heat pump and its installation, reducing carbon emissions that everyday gas boilers are creating.
…use the thermal energy (heat) present in the outside air to absorb into it’s system and refrigerates it. If you think about your everyday kitchen fridge, it works just the same, only in the opposite direction. This generates heat for the home, using electricity, and cutting out the need to burn fossil fuels that you would usual use to run a conventional gas boiler.
Heat pumps are on the rise, and there’s no slowing them down! More and more households in the country are taking advantage of the £7,500 available from the Boiler Upgrade Scheme. Heat pumps are enticing due to their efficient output and the fact that they only use electricity to heat the home.
This scheme is one of the most prolific in Europe, therefore encouragement to take full advantage of it is a necessity.
The 1st of February saw the VAT of domestic energy storage systems cut, following an announcement in December last year
February 7, 2024
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