Buying a house with a heat pump can often seem like a leap of faith with an unknown heating system. This does not have to be the case, at GreenLight Solutions we have vast experience of all makes and models of heat pump that have been installed into the Irish market. We’ve seen all the problems and mistakes made by installers and therefore can guide you away from the pitfalls.
We’d strongly advise that any house buyer looking to purchase a house with a heat pump would have the system inspected and tested by heating engineer. Some good advice prior to any purchase can save much time and money.
Buying or renting a house with a heat pump can be a big change from ones previous system. You’ll go from paying more than one utility bill to paying just your electric bill. Often heat pump controls are very different from one previous heating controls.
- Unfamiliar controls
- Higher than normal electricity costs
- Underfloor heating instead of radiators
- Constant heating instead of timed heating
- Without setting up your heat pump correctly for heating and hot water then it can result it the system running inefficiently. It’s vital that the people living with the heat pump can control it to match their personal circumstances.