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Air Source Heat Pumps Darwen

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Air Source Heat Pumps in Darwen

Welcome to A Mellor Plumbing & Heating. We are renewable energy experts specialising in installing air source heat pumps in Darwen. We are committed to helping our customers lower their heating bills and reduce their carbon footprint by installing greener energy solutions like heat pumps.

Our commitment to promoting sustainable living through advanced air source heat pump technologies has recently been recognised with the prestigious Gold Energy Efficiency Award, a testament to our dedication to providing not just warmth, but a greener future for our community. At A Mellor Plumbing & Heating we stand out as a beacon of sustainable energy practices throughout Lancashire.

We are proud to be doing our bit in the fight against climate change and our air source heat pumps are the cornerstone of our efforts. Heat pumps are a genius solution that extracts warmth from the air outside, even in the depths of winter, to provide consistent and efficient heating for your home. Contact our customer care team today to arrange a free no-obligation quote for air source heat pump installations. 

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Air Source Heat Pump installations, systems & maintenance in Darwen.
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Why Choose A Mellor Plumbing & Heating

Choosing A Mellor Plumbing & Heating for your air source heat pump installation and other plumbing and heating needs comes with a range of benefits, underlined by our commitment to quality, customer satisfaction, and sustainable practices. We have many years of experience carrying out work in homes in Darwen and throughout Lancashire. Below are some key reasons why A Mellor Plumbing & Heating stands out from the competition: 

Sustainability: We specialise in energy-efficient solutions like air source heat pumps, helping our customers reduce their environmental impact and energy costs.

Award Winning Service: we were recently the recipients of the Gold Energy Efficiency Award. This is something we are extremely proud of and shows our dedication to renewable energy solutions.

Exceptional Customer Service: At the heart of our business is a commitment to exceptional customer service. We believe in clear communication, reliability, and meeting our clients’ needs promptly and efficiently. This is backed up by our many 5-star reviews on

Transparent and Competitive Pricing: We believe in fair pricing that reflects the value and quality of our services. Our pricing is transparent, with no hidden costs, ensuring that you receive the best possible value for your money.

Bespoke Designs and Installations: Every home is different and has its own unique heating needs. We design and install heat pump systems that perfectly handle your home’s heating and hot water needs.

At A Mellor Plumbing & Heating, we aim to make sure your home enjoys reliable, efficient, and sustainable heating solutions. Our dedication to quality, customer satisfaction, and innovation sets us apart and makes us the preferred choice plumbing and heating company in Darwen and across Lancashire. To arrange a free no-obligation quote, contact our customer care team today.

How Do Air Source Heat Pumps Work?

Air source heat pumps (ASHPs) are a highly efficient and environmentally friendly heating and cooling solution that works by transferring heat from the outside air into your home for heating. They can also work in reverse during the warmer months to cool your home. The process involves several key components and steps:

  1. Extraction of Outside Air: The ASHP system starts with an outdoor unit that contains a fan, which draws outside air over a heat exchanger coil.
  2. Refrigerant Cycle: Within the heat exchanger coil there is a refrigerant. This fluid has a very low boiling point. As the outside air passes over the coil, the refrigerant absorbs the ambient heat and evaporates, turning from a low-temperature liquid into a gas.
  3. Compression: The refrigerant then passes into a compressor, which increases its pressure, causing it to heat up significantly.
  4. Heat Transfer to Indoor Space: This high-temperature gas flows through another heat exchanger (inside the building), where it transfers its heat to the indoor air or water (in the case of radiators or underfloor heating systems) circulating through the building’s heating system. As it releases its heat, the refrigerant condenses back into a liquid.
  5. Expansion and Cooling: The liquid refrigerant then passes through an expansion valve, reducing its pressure and cooling it down before it returns to the outdoor heat exchanger coil to absorb more heat from the outside air, and the cycle repeats.
  6. Reverse Operation for Cooling: In systems designed for both heating and cooling (reversible ASHPs), the process can be reversed during warmer months to absorb heat from the indoor air and release it outside, cooling your home.

Air source heat pumps produce up to 3 to 4 times more heat energy per unit of electricity they consume, making them an energy-efficient alternative to traditional fossil fuel-based heating systems. This efficiency, coupled with the use of electricity (which can be generated from renewable sources such as solar PV), makes ASHPs an environmentally friendly option for heating and cooling your home. For more information on air source heat pumps, contact our renewable energy team on 01706 351006.

Air Source Heat Pumps

An air source heat pump, sometimes referred to as an air-to-water source heat pump, transfers heat from the outside air to water, which heats your rooms via radiators or underfloor heating.

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Frequently Asked Questions (Air Source Heat Pumps FAQ’s)

Q1: Why should I consider an air source heat pump for my home? A: ASHP’s are a sustainable and efficient alternative to traditional heating systems. They use less energy, reduce your carbon footprint, and can significantly lower your energy bills. With our expertise, we can help you choose the perfect system for your home.

Q2: What is an air source heat pump (ASHP)? A: They are an eco-friendly heating and cooling system that extracts heat from the outside air, even in cold weather, to heat your home and hot water. In warmer months, it can reverse the process to cool your home.

Q3: Do they work in cold climates? A: Yes, modern ASHP’s are designed to operate effectively even in cold climates. They can extract heat from the air at temperatures as low as -20°C, making them suitable for year-round heating.

Q4: What maintenance do they require? A: Air source heat pumps require minimal maintenance, typically just an annual check by a professional and some basic homeowner upkeep, like keeping the outdoor unit clear of debris.

Q5: Will an air source heat pump work with my existing radiators? A: In many cases, yes, but it may depend on the size and efficiency of your existing radiators. A free assessment by our engineers can determine if your current system is compatible or if any modifications are needed.

Enquire About Air Source Heat Pumps In Darwen

If you would like more information about our air source heat pumps in Darwen, or for information about our renewable energy solutions, contact us today. Our professional team are happy to answer any questions you may have and provide you with the best solution for your needs. Simply fill in our contact form, call us on 01706 351006.

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