The system is all ready to go so we've had training on how it runs and how to maintain it, cleaning filters etc We'll still need to change some of our radiators to more efficient ones, but that can be completed over the next few weeks.
Going Green renewable energy at Wimpole
As part of the National Trust's Renewable Energy Investment Programme, Wimpole is looking at various ways we can reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.
Wimpole Hall and the Old Rectory Restaurant use and oil-fired heating system which we are seeking to remove through the installation of a ground source heat pump through boreholes in part of the current car park.
This should not only reduce the cost of buying the oil, we should also reduce our carbon emissions. This is stage one of going greener, we will also look at solar energy options in our new car park.
22 Oct 18
Heat pumps are commisioned
03 Sep 18
Electrical fit out of Mansion plant room
We've got the electricians in the mansion plant room connecting up the heat pump system and it's monitors, so it doesn't affect the power supply to the rest of the mansion.
28 Aug 18
Joining the pipes to the manifold
Trenching to each of the three manifolds is completed and the pipework all linked together.