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What are the Key benefits of an Air Source Heat Pump vs Gas Boiler

Here is a quick overview of the key benefits of choosing an Air Source Heat Pump over a gas Boiler.

Air source heat pumps and gas boilers are both popular options for heating homes and buildings, but they have some key differences in terms of benefits.


Here are some benefits of air source heat pumps compared to gas boilers:

  1. Energy efficiency: Air source heat pumps are highly efficient in terms of energy usage. They can provide up to 4 units of heat for every 1 unit of electricity they consume, which means they use less energy than gas boilers to produce the same amount of heat. This can result in significant cost savings on energy bills over time.

  2. Renewable energy source: Air source heat pumps rely on the heat in the air outside to warm the building, which means they are using a renewable energy source. This is in contrast to gas boilers, which rely on fossil fuels that are not renewable.

  3. Lower carbon emissions: Because air source heat pumps use renewable energy, they produce significantly lower carbon emissions than gas boilers. This makes them a more environmentally friendly option, which is becoming increasingly important as we work towards reducing our carbon footprint.

  4. Versatility: Air source heat pumps can also be used for cooling in the summer months, which can provide additional benefits and cost savings.

  5. Durability: Air source heat pumps tend to have a longer lifespan than gas boilers, and require less maintenance over time. This means they may be a more cost-effective option in the long run.

While gas boilers may have some advantages, air source heat pumps are becoming an increasingly popular choice for their energy efficiency, environmental benefits, and versatility.


If your are looking to replace either a gas or oil boiler, an Air Source Heat Pump is possibly the best choice replacement for you! Older and less efficient boilers cost a considerable amount to run for very little output. When compared to the cost of an Air Source Heat Pump, replacing older heating systems with a new renewable technology is the very best option.


RES (Devon) Ltd are an experienced and trustworthy installer and our Project Managers are experts in the renewable field and are well placed to advise whether a low carbon heating system is suitable for your property.



More and more customers are inspired by the energy crisis to make the most of the governemnts Boiler Upgrade Scheme.


As well as being envirvonemntally cleaner, replacing your old boiler with a renewable source of heating, such as an Air Source or Ground Source Heatpump, will improve your homes energy consumption and save you money in the long term.


The BUS (Boiler Upgrade Scheme) is the perfect opportunity to save money whilst transforming your property into a more energy efficeint home. Contratry to the name, you do not need to be replacing a boiler, and you can even be a self build new home, as long as you are leaving behind fossil fuels for a renewable solution, you will be eligible for the grant.


To find out more about making the most of the BUS contact us today for a no obligation chat, where we will be able to give you cost predicitons on what your property could save being heated by an Air Source Heat Pump or Ground Source Heat Pump.




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