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Many homeowners are looking for environmentally attractive alternative energies for your home, ground source heat pumps are an exceptional choice for your home.
In countries such as Sweden and Germany the use of ground source heat pumps have a long established history, proving to be a good alternative Approved Trader can help you find out more information and find experts in the installation with free no obligation help and quotes when completing our simple online enquiry form.
The Earth as a heat source can be used as a great energy resource for your home. The sun's energy is absorbed by the soil either in the form of radiation or in the form of heat from rain and air. Below the frost line, the temperature is relatively constant throughout the year at around 7-12 ° C.
THE GEOTHERMAL PROBES
The probes are inserted vertically into the ground. As a rule, the length of each borehole for optimum heat ex changers in the UK is around 40-99 meters. A hole deeper than 100 meters in UK is only in exceptional cases. The advantages of ground source heat pumps is that it gives you a consistent performance even with long winters, making it a viable alternative to other renewable energies such as solar energy or wind power, that are dependent on the weather conditions in the surrounding area.
THE GROUND COLLECTOR
The geothermal heat collectors are 20 cm below the frost line laid horizontally. This is usually to a depth of 1.2 to 1.4 m. The size of the ground heat collector depends on the heat demand of the building and the storage properties of the soil.
In geothermal probes and geothermal collectors, have an almost unlimited service life. Problems can occur only when damage from the outside happens.
Here on approved trader you will find expert manufacturers who have suitable ground source heat pumps as well as expert energy consultants who will be able to discuss the benefits of ground source heat pumps as well as other renewable energy bills.
Approved Trader is a consumer portal for ground source heat pumps helping uk property owners find information on the topics of geothermal energy and geothermal heat pumps and expert tradesmen who can help you make steps towards using the earths energy to power your home.