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We have completed installations of air source heat pumps in many property styles and types throughout the whole of mainland Scotland. We combine quality renewable energy installations with an experience built on 30 years in the industry serving domestic, public sector and commercial organisations. We pride ourselves on consulting with our customers at every stage. We listen, deliver a bespoke solution, demonstrate it fully, and communicate well from inception to completion and beyond. Our client feedback speaks for itself. Get your free survey and quote today for your Air Source Heat Pumps Grant.

What is an air source heat pump and why choose one?

An air source heat pump is a greener alternative to an oil or gas boiler. A unit mounted outside your property on, or near, an external wall, draws the air in and converts the heat within the air to usable heat, which can then be used for your radiators or underfloor heating. It can also heat a hot water cylinder. Although an air source heat pump in powered by electricity, it is classed as renewable energy because for every 1kW of energy used, on average around 3kW of heat is produced. The benefits of an air source heat pump are that they are cheaper than most fossil fuels, so clients will usually see a saving. Secondly, as a renewable energy source, they are better for the environment and this being the case, are eligible for significant grants from the Scottish Government. Lastly, by 2030, the Scottish Government have plans to ban the sale of new fossil fuel boilers, meaning at this point a change to a sustainable, carbon-neutral heating system, is inevitable for all of us.

Grants of up to £9,000 available for air source heat pumps

The renewable nature of air source heat pumps means that customers installing them may be eligible for Government Grants of up to £9,000. This funding is available to homeowners, people building their own homes, and private landlords. Interest free loans of up to £7,500 are also available, subject to approval. MCA Renewables have years of experience in advising customers on the application process and will be with you every step of the way to advise.

Air source heat pump vs fossil fuel cost

Heating a property with an air source heat pump, can be considerably more cost effective than fossil fuels, depending on what type of fuel you are currently using, and the market price for fossil fuels. Currently, though mains gas prices may be slightly cheaper (for how long we don’t know), properties using LPG, oil or electricity may see significant cost savings when making the switch. Even customers with properties on mains gas however are choosing to make the change, to reduce their carbon footprint.

Professionalism, Punctuality, Quality, Responsiveness

Terry was a great and reassuring resource in finding the most appropriate heating system for our old property. The fitting and install was carried out with a very high level of professionalism and integrity.
I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending MCA to anyone looking for a renewable heating solution.

Heating system installation for Mr D from Glasgow

MCA only install the best products so you can have peace of mind that your investment will last for years to come

We only deal with the very best manufacturers for our air source heat pumps like Samsung, Grant UK and Vaillant, so you can be sure that you end up with a solution you can rely on. Our fully trained surveyors can assess and advise on which is the best option for your property type and your needs.


Will I need to change my central heating system to be able to have an air source heat pump installed?

Many properties will not need any changes made prior to installation. Often there is a benefit to be had in upgrading some of your existing radiators to higher output models. This can be assessed at the point of survey, and we can supply and install new radiators if required (or some customers opt to do this work themselves). If you have microbore pipework (skinny 8mm/10mm pipes) in your radiator system, then this should be replaced so that it doesn’t affect the flow rate and heat transfer going to your radiators, again this can be advised at the survey.

If you have a wet underfloor heating system then this is more often than not, easily compatible with the air source heat pump.
You will require a hot water cylinder to be able to provide hot water to your taps and showers. If you have one already then this would usually be replaced with a heat pump compatible cylinder or if your current boiler is a combi boiler, then a new hot water cylinder be required.

The 6 STAGES to installation of an air source heat pump by MCA Renewables

MCA Renewables are one of Scotland’s leading providers of renewable energy solutions for your property, with 30 years industry experience. The
6-stage process of having an air source heat pump installed by us will include:

1. Free survey and quote

After hearing from you, our experts will visit your premises and carry out a comprehensive property survey. We will answer any questions you have, and provide a free quote based on your property and personal needs.

2. Funding application

There is funding of up to £9,000 available through grants from the Scottish Government for installing an air source heat pump, if you are a homeowner, building your own home or are a private landlord. Interest free loans of up to £7,500 are also available (subject to approval), and we can advise you of the process to apply for these.

3. Preparing for install

Once you have accepted the quotation from MCA Renewables, you will be contacted to arrange a final technical survey to go over the installation details and discuss any final preparations and any customer responsibilities such as areas to be cleared for install day. We will also at this stage provide an estimated duration of installation.

4. Install Day

Our highly trained and expert installers will arrive at your property on the scheduled date and time to complete the installation. They will advise you every step of the way on the works being carried out, and install your new product with the least amount of disruption possible. Your contact at MCA Head Office will be in touch during installation to make sure you are happy.

5. Demonstration

Once your new air source heat pump has been installed, it will then be commissioned and fully demonstrated to you, so you can be 100% confident you can get the most out of your new system. Your new air source heat pump will be registered with the manufacturer for guarantee purposes, and an MCS installation certificate will be produced (where appropriate) which may be necessary for your funding paperwork.

6. Aftercare

To ensure your new air source heat pump remains in great condition and provide you with years of cost-effective and hassle-free heating, as well as maintaining the manufacturer’s guarantee, MCA Renewables can provide a service and maintenance contract at a reasonable annual cost. Ask your MCA Renewables contact for further details.

Get in touch with MCA Renewables today for a FREE Air Source Heat Pump survey and quote for your domestic or commercial properties. Click here to fill out the air source heat pump quote request form >