Should I have an air or ground source heat pump?


How they work?

Air source heat pumps work by extracting heat from the outside air, and a ground source heat pump takes heat from the earth.

The heat from either can then be used to heat the home. Via radiators, underfloor heating systems and they can provide hot water.

Should I choose a air or ground source heat pump?

They are a few factors that you will need to consider when choosing between an air source heat pump or a ground source heat pump, the two mainly being budget and outdoor space.

Ground source heat pumps require the ground to be dug, so it is a more timely and expensive option compared to an air source heat pump, however this means that you will not be able to see any equipment on the outside of your property. The benefits of an air source heat pump are that it is quicker and cheaper to install, as they do not require any land to be dug up. Though they will be mounted on the outside of your property, they look a bit like air conditioning units.

What are the benefits of heat pumps?

  • Low running costs
  • Reduces carbon emissions
  • Safer systems
  • Provide cooling
  • Long life span
  • Grants available for installation

Our installers will be able to discuss all of this with you in detail to help find you the right solution. Contact us today:

01691 624336
07792 624336
mail@princeslhs.ltd
Contact Form

  • Princes LHS were brilliant from start to finish. When I contacted them I had received a quote from a rival company that did not appear quite right and really wasn't thought through properly. Princes LHS were the opposite of that. From initial discussions to the fitting process itself (solar PV and a Powerwall 2) everything was done very well and ahead of the agreed schedule. We're now happily producing meaningful power even in the depths of winter & the Powerwall means that we get to use all of it.
    - Jon D
  • I was provided with the information I needed to make my decision and the installation of both solar panels and air source heating was speedily and efficiently sorted. I recommend both air source heating and solar panels and definitely suggest you use Princes LHS

    - Ruth C
  • Provided sound advice on the choice of system design to suit our requirements. The installation was prompt and to programme. They provided a service and quality installation with a minimum of disruption. well done.
    - Robin G
  • Very efficient. Josh kept us fully informed every step of the way.
    Explained the process and completed the work promptly
    - Robert W
  • Really happy with Princes LHS Ltd for fitting our new heating system. Efficient, hard working and very professional at all times. Particular thanks to Jack for heading up the team on site.

    - Guy Booth
  • When Matt came round to discuss solar panels, he really listened to what I was saying, as I wanted a system whereby I could store the solar energy gathered during the day, and then use it when I came home. Whereas other companies told me this was impossible and wanted to sell me geothermal or other technologies, Princes LHS Ltd suggested a battery system, such as those used off-grid. A novel solution.

    I totally recommend them for solar technology

    - Geoff Stanley - Home Owner, Northwood
  • We at Grove School had been looking at ways of reducing our energy bills and upon speaking to Simon Lewis at Princes LHS Ltd in Ellesmere, he suggested carrying out a specialised lighting survey to reduce the overall wattage of our existing lighting installation by installing a more efficient type of light fitting with a lower overall wattage.
    - Grove School Business Education
  • I just wanted to say a very big thanks to the two lovely lads Ryan and Jack who came out yesterday to fit our new bolier. They were very courteous and worked nonstop to ensure that the boiler was up and running for us.

    We have used Princes LHS Ltd in the past for our alarm system and electrics and have always been satisfied. Ryan and Jack are a credit to your company. their professionalism and politeness was very refreshing.

    - Mala Singh - Director, AAT GB LTD

    SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER

    Sign up to receive news and deals. By signing up you are agreeing to our privacy policy.


    Privacy Policy  |  Complaints  |  Sitemap
    VAT No – 826 8945 79 | Company Registered No – 5763586 | Registered in England

    Princes LHS Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority FRN 949440.
    We act as a credit broker not a lender and offer finance from a panel of lenders.

    © Princes LHS Limited. Website crafted and maintained by NDM Creative part of the NDM Business Hub.