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Heat Pumps are the cheapest way of heating your Home

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Heat Pumps are the cheapest way of heating your home according to an analysis done by Paul Deane of University College Cork.

Based on Republic of Ireland data from the Sustainable Energy Agency of Ireland, peat costs the most to heat your house and a heat pump costs the least to heat your house.

This comparison is based on heating costs done on a common base per useful unit of heat output to a room in cent per kilowatt hour for high and low efficiency equipment such as boilers, stoves and heaters.

For the analysis, an assumed efficiency for the heat pump category was set at Coefficient Of Performance of 3.