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Q. What is a heat pump?

Heat pumps extract heat from outdoors and transfer it into your home. They use the same principle as your fridge, compressing gas and then allowing it to expand, extracting heat as it does so.

Q. Why are Heat Pumps better than other forms of heating?

Heat pumps offer many benefits over other forms of heating. Firstly they are much cheaper to run giving up to 4 times more heat than you pay for.

Q. What are the different types of heat pumps?

There are three types of heat pumps: air-source, ground source, water-source.  Air source heat pumps extract heat from the air, while ground source heat pumps extract heat from the ground and water source heat pump from the water (lake).

Q: How much does a heat pump cost?

Depends on your choice: air-source, ground source or  water-source heat pump.  Prices for heat pumps are approximative the same.  The difference is caused by the drilling costs necessary for the functioning  ground source and water source heat pump system.

Q: What kind of maintenance does a heat pump require?

We recommend annual maintenance and inspection. 

Q: What guarantee do I get for ALTAL heat pumps?

We offer 3 Years warranty for our heat pumps, but we are with you always when you need our technical support.

Q: If I need a custom heat pump?

We face great challenges! Customized pumps it is what we fabricate most of times. And we do it the best!