Underfloor heating for a new built property in Essex
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Underfloor heating for a new built property in Essex

Case Study Details

Underfloor heating for a new built property in Essex

Better Planet was selected to design, install and commission a ground source heat pump system and associated technologies for this new built property in Essex.

Location: Essex

A ground source heat pump system
  • A 12 kW ground source heat pump from Nibe
  • A 500 litre heat pump cylinder
  • A 100 litre buffer tank
  • 600 meters of ground collector pipes in horizontal loops
  • A ground manifold
Underfloor heating
  • Underfloor heating pipes in screed throughout, designed to operate at low temperatures
  • Manifold
  • Controls
Solar PV
  • 12 panels with a combined output of 4 kWp
  • Inverter
  • Flat roof mounting system
Mechanical Ventilation and Heat Recovery (MVHR)
  • Ducting for supply air to bedrooms and living rooms
  • Ducting for extract air from bathrooms and kitchen
  • An MVHR unit where the supply air is heat exchanged against the extract airp
Services provided by Better Planet
  • Design, installation and commissioning of the systems
  • A room by room heat loss calculation
Government incentive

Tariff payments over 7 years under the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)