Ground source heat pumps explained

  • Could a ground source heat pump provide your home with a viable alternative to gas or electric heating?
  • How a ground source heat pump works and how to decide if it's worth installing one in your home
  • Typical ground source heat pump costs, savings and installation, plus our handy suitability checklist

What's in this guide

How ground source heat pumps work

Ground source heat pumps draw in heat from underground - we look at how they work.

Ground source heat pump costs and savings

How much you should expect to pay for a ground source heat pump and how much it could save you.

Installing a ground source heat pump

Follow our checklist to help you decide if installing a ground source heat pump is right for you.

Ground source heat pumps - trial results

We've summarised key findings from the Energy Saving Trust's real-life heat pump trials in the UK.