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Caernarfon Air Source Heat Pump Reliability and Errors

During the course of spring and summer we experienced very few issues with our air source heat pump. Since November, when the temperatures dropped significantly, we’ve started getting regular errors and outages, which has brought our air source heat pump’s reliability into question.

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Air Source Heat Pump: when temperatures start to drop

My personal threshold for when ambient outdoor temperatures start to go cold is 11C. Over the course of its first six months our air source heat pump has not had to work very hard. As we hit October, the average temperature has dropped to around 11C and it’s a good time to evaluate how the pump is performing.

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Air Source Heat Pump Review: Caernarfon 18kW ASHP

It has been five months since our air source heat pump has been installed so we felt it’s a good time to review the performance and efficiency of Global Energy System’s Caernarfon 18kW Eco Air Source Heat Pump (ASHP).

Key aspects covered in our video review:

* Calculating our coefficient of performance (COP)
* Performance and efficiency
* Control panel and settings for the ASHP
* Noise rating
* Eco Link Portal
* Final thoughts

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