Research and analysis

Electric heating in rural off-gas grid dwellings: technical feasibility

Report investigating the feasibility of installing different types of electric heating in rural off-gas grid dwellings.

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Technical feasibility of electric heating in rural off-gas grid dwellings

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This report examines the technical feasibility of installing different types of electric heating in rural off-gas grid dwellings under a number of insulation scenarios.

It investigates technologies such as:

  • low and high temperature air source heat pumps
  • ground source heat pumps
  • direct electric heating
  • storage heaters
Published 7 December 2018