As part of the Scottish Government's plan to reduce carbon emissions East Ayrshire Council is working with E.ON Energy Solutions on a demonstration project called Re-Heat to install 50 heat pumps and heat stores into resident's home across East Ayrshire, replacing current heating systems such as oil, LPG, solid fuels or electric storage heating.
To make this possible East Ayrshire Council is applying for funding from Scottish Government. The project will also be supported by funding from S.P. Energy Networks and E.ON. The funding for this scheme will allow East Ayrshire Council to offer you a free installation of a full heat pump system, helping you to get ahead of the game by replacing your current heating system, going green and adopting a more cost-effective way of providing heat and hot water to your home.
We know this sounds too good to be true but it really is free. To get started and discover if your home is suitable, E.ON will need to come and do a free no obligation survey. If it is, you could get a new system installed for nothing.
If your property is suitable, the heat pump system will be designed to suit your home and meet your heating and hot water needs. What is needed before the installation takes place is your agreement that the system's performance can be monitored until the end of April 2024. This is to make sure you're receiving the level of comfort you're used to, or even better, and monitor the performance of the heat pump. This will support the project and provide valuable learnings based on your feedback and experience.
There are different kind of heat pump systems available. The free home survey will determine the system design that would be most suitable for your property type and needs.
E.ON is adhering to and observing social distancing measures, and all surveying and installer teams will be wearing the correct PPE when visiting your home.
This is a great opportunity so find out more today. Phone East Ayrshire Council's Managing Agent, Ruth Sutherland at the Energy Agency on 01292 525515
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