What is a heat pump boiler?

A heat pump boiler is an air-water heat pump specifically designed to heat water in your plumbing system. To do this, the system uses heat energy that it extracts from the outside air. Because of this operation, a heat pump water heater is a very energy-efficient and environmentally friendly solution. Most of the time, you can heat the boiler tank because of this simple operation. When this heat pump boiler does not provide enough efficiency, the electric element helps out.

So when you have a lot of hot water needs, this type of boiler is very interesting. The system has the ability to provide hot water at several off-take points at the same time, and you can also get these water heaters in large volumes. In addition, the water heater can also provide cooling during the hot summer months. This is because it can distribute cool air whenever you wish, and in this way you can always enjoy a pleasant temperature in your home.

So, in other words, a heat pump boiler is an excellent alternative to domestic water from the central heating boiler. This type of boiler is good for both the environment and your wallet. In fact, with such a heat pump boiler, you can save up to 70% of your energy bill. So if you use more than 100 liters of hot water per day - with a family of 4, this is an average of 348 liters - then a heat pump boiler is definitely a must 😉!

What are the benefits?

Such a heat pump water heater is not only convenient and energy-saving, there are a host of other benefits as well.

Thus, a heat pump boiler is also very user-friendly and the installation barely makes any noise. In this way, any seen can easily use this interesting installation, which on top of that can also be installed quickly.

On top of the fact that a heat pump boiler is very cost-saving, you can also apply for premiums for it. In Flanders, thanks to such a boiler, you are eligible for a premium. This premium fluctuates between €900 and €1080 depending on your financial situation, with a maximum limit of 40%-50% of your final bill. In other words, a very cost-effective solution that pays for itself in an average of 5 years.

In addition, heat pump boilers are also very environmentally friendly. They produce lessCO2 emissions than ordinary boilers and use three times less electricity. If you have solar panels on top of that, you can also use the "excess" electricity generated by your panels to power the heat pump boiler.

Finally, this type of boiler can also be combined well with other environmentally friendly solutions in the home. For example, this type of installation can be combined with a condensing boiler or gas or fuel oil. In addition, you can also combine them with solar panels for electricity and central heating systems for post-heating.

In addition, heat pump boilers are also very environmentally friendly. They create fewerCO2 emissions than ordinary boilers and use three times less electricity.

Is this explanation too complicated or too technical? Then don't hesitate to contact us for more explanation! We are happy to sit down together to discuss everything with a nice cup of coffee 😉