Air/water heat pumps

Air/water heat pumps draw energy from the ambient air. They suck in the outside air and make the warmth stored through compression available for heating purposes. After use, the cooled air is discharged back into the external environment. Air/water heat pumps work efficiently with external air at a temperature as low as -20 °C.

Air/water heat pump with an outdoor unit connected to an underfloor heating

Instead of a ground probe, a well, or a plot of land, air/water heat pumps only require one installation location for the outdoor unit. An air/water heat pump is designed either as a single block with only one outdoor unit or as a multi-block system. A multi-block system consists of an outdoor and an indoor unit.

Air/water heat pumps don’t require retrofitting or separate areas. They are therefore ideally suited for modernising existing heating installations and properties with hard to access land. Systems with air/water heat pumps can be expanded easily, for example, with solar panels and condensing boilers. Air/water heat pumps are the cheapest option to purchase, but their power output is comparably low.

The right heating system

There is no standard solution when searching for the right heating system. But it is not that difficult to find the system that fits your needs. Talk with your Vaillant heating specialists. They can assist you in planning your new heating installation.

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