Air to water heat pumps

If you’re thinking of installing an air to water heat pump, find out what your options are what to look out for.

In this article we cover:

  • How heat pumps have become mainstream
  • Types of air source heat pumps from split to monoblock
  • How much they cost in both NI and ROI
  • System sizing
  • Which homes heat pumps are suitable for
  • How heat pumps work
  • Installation and maintenance watchpoints
  • Alternatives to air source heat pumps


Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of the SelfBuild magazine. She previously held the same role in an Irish trade publication, before that she worked at the National Standards Authority of Ireland. She graduated with a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in New York and holds an MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid. France of origin, she now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, where she's taken on the task of renovating a listed building! Email

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