System Design [Drastically] Affects Heat Pump Running Costs

Heat pump running costs vary dramatically. The main reason for this is hit-and-miss system deign. Consider the example of a typical Irish home consuming 13,500 units of heat per year: Cost of heating with a heat pump How good is the design? Efficiency kWh of electricity per year Cost per year Excellent 450% 3000 €900 …

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Mechanical Engineering Graduate Career | Ireland (€70,000)

Technical Advisors are guiding the energy upgrade of Ireland’s housing stock. Their work positively impacts the environment, energy security, and quality of life for those who benefit from home energy upgrades. A Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering is a great starting point if you want to work as a Technical Advisor. Specifically, your qualification …

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SEAI-Registered Technical Advisor (Ireland) €70,000 [Closed]

NB: This position is filled as of 2023-11-23. We hope to hire additional Technical Advisors over the coming months and years. You can register your interest for similar future opportunities below. Job Overview Conduct Technical Assessments and advise clients on improving the energy performance of their homes. The role involves a mixture of site surveying, …

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Is a Heat Pump Geothermal? (And Why)

Heat pumps that extract warmth from the Earth are classified as geothermal. Another name for this is ground-source. Conversely, heat pumps that extract warmth from outside air (air-source) are are not considered to be geothermal. This article clears up the confusion between ground-source heat pumps, geothermal energy, and underfloor heating. What is geothermal energy? Geothermal …

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