Heat pump features in ‘Grand designs’ winner
Terra Therma, which specialises in underfloor heating systems served by renewable energy scooped two of the top awards in Channel 4’s ‘Grand designs’ best new house of the year for 2013, Not only was Terra Therma involved with the winner, but also with the highly commended runner up. Director Mark O’Brien explains, ‘We provided the underfloor heating, Daikin air-source heat-pump fed heating and a hot-water system. We used modern press-fit plumbing components to provide an efficient and clean heating system that will require little or no annual maintenance.’
The winning house, Long Farm (pictured), belongs to architect Lucy Marston, and the heating system can be operated remotely via a smart phone or tablet.