Renewable technology helps reduce fuel bills in Middlesbrough

The latest renewable technology is providing cost-effective heating for residents on a Middlesbrough estate.

Newport 1

15 Apr 2019

Thirteen has worked in partnership with contractor Rothwell Plumbing Services Ltd and manufacturer Mitsubishi Electric, to install the state-of-the-art air source heating systems at 15 homes in Newport.

The energy efficient, environmentally friendly system, replaces the customers’ former heating system to fuel their heating and hot water, instead of a traditional boiler.

The new 4kW Mitsubishi Ecodan QUHZ uses a heat pump system and a thermal store, to provide instant hot water to the homes. It is easy to use, has very low noise levels and they’re extremely efficient, which is why customers are seeing a reduction in their fuel bills.

Stacey Glass, who has lived in her home for around five years is one of the customers on the estate to benefit from the new system.

She said: “It’s been great from start to finish. The team were really polite when they were working at my home.

“I’m really pleased with the new system and it’s so simple to manage. There’s just an up and down button to control the heating. My home always feels warm now.”

Mr Duncan, who was one of the first to benefit said: “I couldn’t be more pleased with it. The savings I’m making already are unbelievable.”

Thirteen’s renewables lead Wes McGeeney said: “We’ve already installed hundreds of air source heat pumps to our properties across the North East and we’ve had some excellent feedback from our customers who are really seeing the benefit of them.

“With this new system, customers will see around 40-50% reduction in their fuel bills and they will feel warmer and more comfortable in their homes.

“By using this technology, customers have a system that’s four times more efficient than a traditional gas heating system.”