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The importance of insulation coupled with heat pumps

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As part of the plan to reach climate-neutrality by 2030, the UK is going to replace 1.7 million gas boilers a year until 2030.


The government has announced a scheme to help households to upgrade the energy efficiency of their homes before installing heat pumps. In fact, heat pumps are a fundamental part of the changes required, but they increase the electricity demand, and higher overall energy consumption means more renewable energy is needed for decarbonisation.


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