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Building Regulations

Installation of either a ground source or air source heat pump will have to comply with the Building Regulations.

It is advisable to contact an installer who can provide the necessary advice, preferably one who belongs to either the Microgeneration Certification Scheme1 or the relevant Competent Person Scheme.2

General guidance on the performance expected of materials and building work in order to comply with the building regulations and practical examples and solutions on how to achieve compliance for some of the more common building situations can be found in the approved documents section.

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    1. https://www.microgenerationcertification.org/
    2. https://www.gov.uk/building-regulations-competent-person-schemes

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