Spotlight on water source heat pumps
Viessmann marketing director, Darren McMahon, outlines three contemporary cases
Baythorne Mill: river water provides heat source
The River Stour was originally diverted to feed the millpond and water was controlled by a sluice gate under Baythorne Mill, a Grade II listed 18th century watermill. The owner, whose 20-year-old oil-fired heating system needed replacing, had been looking into using the river water as a heat source for some while.
After numerous discussions the viability of heat pump technology using river water as a heat source, was proved. This resulted in the specification of two 17kW Viessmann Vitocal heat pumps being housed