[sclug] Wood vs GHC

Bob Dunlop bob.dunlop at xyzzy.org.uk
Sat May 18 08:09:22 UTC 2013

On Fri, May 17 at 05:00, Stuart Ward wrote:
> On 17 May 2013 09:33, Bob Dunlop <bob.dunlop at xyzzy.org.uk> wrote:
> >
> > Try burning oil to heat your home, now that hurts.
> >
> You should also look at ground source heat pumps
> http://www.greenspec.co.uk/ground-source-heat-pumps.php

Yep I'm looking into them.  Have plenty of space for a horizontal

Another useful site is http://www.energysavingtrust.org.uk

The capital cost is too high for the potential savings at present,
especially as I think we would have to stick with less efficient
DHW rather than convert to space heating.

Waiting for the RHI (Renewable Heat Incentive) to be finalised.
I'm not prepared to install a system speculativly based on a
salesmans idea of what the final numbers will be.

        Bob Dunlop

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