The National Trust has pledged to cut its energy use by 20 percent, and source half its energy needs from renewables by 2020. One of the latest projects to come on stream is the installation of GSHPs and ASHPs at two historic farmhouses near Beddgelert, Snowdonia.
The heat pumps at both properties are set to become truly self-sufficient, and will be powered by two peco hydro systems placed in nearby streams.
The Snowdonia project continues Stiebel Eltron’s strong association with the National Trust following the firm’s involvement in installing the UK’s largest marine source heat pump at Plas Newydd, Anglesey.
Mark McManus, managing director at Stiebel Eltron UK, said: “We share the National Trust’s vision of a future built on renewable energy and, having worked with the organisation on other key projects, were very happy to be asked to support on the farmhouse installations. We hope to be able to do our bit to help the National Trust achieve its 10 year plan by enabling them to harness renewable energy through our technology.”