Heat-pump specialist becomes a British Gas partner in low-carbon initiative

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Delighted to win a British Gas partnership — Phil Moore of Eco Heat Pumps.
Eco Heat Pumps has been appointed a partner to British Gas in phase 2 of the low-carbon building programme, DTI’s new £50 million capital-grant scheme to boost the installation of micro-generation technologies. Ground-source heat pumps up to 45 kW is one of five technologies approved for the scheme. The others are wind-turbine power generation, biomass combustion, solar heating and solar PV. Up to 35% of the cost of energy heat pumps can be reclaimed by non-profit bodies such as local authorities, housing associations, sports clubs and community centre. There is no bidding process in phase 2; Eco Heat Pumps has the details. Phil Moore, managing director of Eco, says, ‘Our success in winning one of these coveted partnerships is a mark of the growing importance of the heat pump in modern building services. Ground-source heat pumps form a key component in the renewable approach to a balanced economy. Not only can they make a huge contribution to reducing carbon emissions, they can also cut payback periods by 35 to 40% through fuel savings. What was a dream in the late 1990s has become a reality, with hundreds of new systems being installed every year.’ All Eco heat pumps for space heating have weather-compensating control, which can reduce energy consumption by a further 15%.
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