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Will I need to do any extra work on my property?

Most heat pump installations will require some extra work to be done in the home.  The good news is that upgrades are most likely to be simple radiator upgrades rather than extensive insulation work.

Use our quiz to find out if you need to upgrade your home

This section is a work in progress. We are using information about your home to give you our best guess for the type of work that might be required for your home.
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Will you need planning permission?

Many homeowners will not need to apply for planning permission to get a heat pump, but in some cases you might have to. If you live in England or Wales, you can find out more on the Planning Portal website.

Planning Portal website

Visit a heat pump

If you’d like to learn about the experience of someone who installed a heat pump in a similar context to yourself, you can use the visit a heat pump website to find a heat pump owner near you. On this website you can sign up to visit a real home during a heat pump open-house and chat to the homeowner about their experience of installing and using their heat pump.
Find a heat pump show home near you