Air Source Heat Pumps FAQs

As leading suppliers of air source heat pumps in the South, we've put together this helpful list of answers to some of your most frequently asked questions.

Meridian Cooling are industry specialists when it comes to the installation and maintenance of air source heat pumps – an ingenious method of extracting residual heat stored in the air, even at low temperatures. The heat they extract can be used in central heating, underfloor heating and hot water systems in a range of building types.

For more informatin about our air source heat pumps take a look at the FAQs below or contact our team today!

An air source heat pump is a refrigerant based space heating and hot water system.

Air source heat pumps can achieve efficiencies over 400% whilst vastly reducing CO2 emissions, making them an energy efficient heating system.

Air source heat pumps are a refrigeration based system that uses the natural air and electrical compressors to raise the refrigerant temperature to produce space heating and hot water.

In most cases you will not need planning permission for the installation of an air source heat pump as the product is classed as 'Permitted Development'. However, we would recommend that you check with your local authority.

Yes, air source heat pumps are an energy efficient heat source when designed to full MCS Standards.

Heat from air source heat pumps can be used for space heating and hot water.

Generally our air source heat pumps work productively in temperatures as low as -25.

Yes, our air source heat pumps are ideal for use within commercial properties.

Air source heat pumps are installed all across the UK & Europe. We recommend the outdoor unit is situated on the north side of a property and away from sound sensitive locations.

Ground source use the energy from the ground to extract heat, air source heat pump use the air around us.

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For more information about our specialist air source heat pump products and services in Bournemouth and Poole, contact our specialists today on 01202 658254.

Case studies

You can read some of the many case studies for works that we have completed over the years across Bournemouth, Poole and beyond. We have listed a few covering the various sectors we cover including a residential property, retail shop and even a wine cellar.



Three Storey Office

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Carnaby Street

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Sandbanks Superhome

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