A Guide to Installing Air Source Heat Pumps in Housing Association Properties
This guide can help housing associations considering installing air source heat pumps (ASHP) in multiple domestic properties. It is made up of six documents which together make up a step-by-step toolkit.
Clyde Valley Housing Association has installed air source heat pumps in 92 properties in Douglas, and plans to extend this to new build properties too.
This document lists the files which make up this guide, and has a flow diagram to show the process of using the guide.
Advantages of Installing ASHP
This document outlines the benefits of installing ASHP, including meeting energy efficiency standards for social housing and reducing heating costs for tenants. This is useful to support decision making.
Guide to Installing ASHP
This is the main document, outlining each step in the process of scoping and installing ASHP in housing association properties.
Property Search Tool
This tool can be used to evaluate housing stock and to map properties which could be suitable for ASHP.
A high level property assessment needs to be carried out as part of the planning process. This document outlines what information should be included in this.
This checklist outlines the steps in the design process, to help you check your installer has completed all the steps.
This guide was commissioned by the Scottish Government and Energy Saving Trust and developed by Ricardo Energy & Environment. If you have any feedback or questions about the guide, please let us know.