Top Heat Pumps

Ireland’s Plumbing & Heating Magazine celebrate Heat Pump Month with a rundown of the best heat pumps you can buy…

Firebird Enviroair Air Source Heat Pump

Firebird’s mission is to set new standards in quality and sustainability, constantly developing new and innovative renewable heating solutions and products. These products include their Firebird Enviroair Air Source Heat Pumps, which are NZEB (Nearly Zero Energy Building) compliant, with a low running cost PCB controller and high-tech intelligent heating controls, as well as a wide range of supporting products and solar solutions. All are MCS approved, are compact and space saving and are designed with flexible connection options.  They are also best in class for sound power levels and save money on running costs due to high levels of efficiency.


Grant Aerona³ R32 air to water air source heat pump

The Grant Aerona³ R32 air to water air source heat pump is the manufacturer’s most sustainable main heat source and has an ErP rating of A+++. Available in four outputs of 6kW, 10kW, 13kW and 17kW, the Grant Aerona³ R32 heat pump has a SCOP of up to 5.4:1 and provides an energy efficient and cost-effective way to heat a home. The Aerona³ has become a popular choice for new builds, due to its cleaner, more environmentally friendly performance and its ability to lower a property’s overall carbon footprint, whilst helping to meet required building compliance in the Republic of Ireland. The 13kW and 17kW models have also been recognised by internationally acclaimed Quiet Mark for their quiet operation.


Warmflow Zeno Air Source Heat Pump

Offering unparalleled efficiency, the Warmflow Zeno Air Source Heat Pump range is one of the most intelligent and advanced heating systems available on the market. This unit only requires electricity and water connections, meaning it can be easily installed in a discreet location outside your home. The new range of Warmflow Zeno heat pumps come with excellent SCOPs and boast an ErP A++ rating, helping home-owners reduce their annual home heating bills whilst being environmentally friendly. Consisting of three single phase models – 6kW, 11kW and 17kW – the Zeno heat pumps efficiently provide cost-effective heating and hot water for properties.


Hitachi Split Tank Air to Water Heat Pump

Pipelife Eco has been designing and supplying home heating solutions in Ireland for over 25 years. Many technological advances have been incorporated over that period and the solution Pipelife offer today represents the optimum modern home heating solution specifically designed for Irish climatic conditions. For the very best results Pipelife ECO strongly recommends a solution installing Underfloor heating in conjunction with their Hitachi Split Tank Air to Water Heat Pump.


Daikin Altherma Heat Pump

Available from Floortherm, the Daikin Altherma heat pump is a market leader, with a wide range of unit capacities – starting at 4kW, all providing excellent COP’s and up to an A+++ rating in space heating mode. The water based connections and re-engineered slick modern design the Altherma range is easily installed, a dream for a mechanical engineer and designers alike. Floortherm is also home to Ireland’s only Daikin Sustainability Training Centre, providing product training to architects and consultant engineers alongside installer training for mechanical engineers, no matter their experience.