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Meet David and Pauline

David and Pauline installed an air source heat pump because “reducing our home’s total energy use just made sense to us.”

Because the heat pump warms their home more slowly, as opposed to warming and cooling it like a gas boiler does, David says it’s ideally suited to him working at home.

If you want to reduce your carbon emissions, they say “Get a heat pump: they’re great, and they’ll reduce your energy use.”

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Toby says “We couldn’t have installed without the Home Energy Scotland Loan. The assistance available from the Scottish Government was a real no-brainer.”

John and Laura

John and Laura say their renewables systems "are keeping our costs down" and that "once you have a heat pump, you'll wonder why you didn't get one sooner".


Philippa, whose heat pump was quick to install, says "we're really pleased to have been able to make such a significant step in reducing our carbon footprint".


Gordon says the decision to install a heat pump and solar panels in the home his family were building "was definitely one worth making.”


Ruth says “everyone who’s visited has been really impressed how warm the house is and that there’s constant hot water" and “my tenants love that the house is warm and cosy”.


Jim, who switched to a ground source heat pump when his old oil system became unreliable, is impressed by its reliability, cost and energy efficiency. He says “I wouldn’t go back.”