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A Guide to Borehole Drilling for Ground Source Heat Pumps

Learn more about the process of drilling boreholes for the purpose of installing a ground source heat pump.
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The Green Heat Network Fund (GHNF)

Learn more about the Green Heat Network Fund (GHNF), a UK government subsidy for low-carbon heat network projects.
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The Growing Demand for Heat Pump Installers

Consulting giant EY suggests 10,000 heat pump installers will be required by 2025.
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Why Invest in Solar Panels for Your Business?

Why businesses should invest in solar panels.
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The New pGDx Controller from MasterTherm

Mastertherm has just released the next generation WiFi touch screen control display packed with features for both end users and installers.
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Energy Awards 2021 Finalist

We've become a finalist for 'Public Building Energy Project of the Year' at the Energy Awards 2021.
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Breaking Ground for Ground-breaking Homes

Developing a ground source heating system for 170 sustainable homes in Wales.
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Heat Pump vs Gas Boiler - What are the Differences?

How do heat pumps stack up against the UK's most common heating system?
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Case Study - Soughton House

2x AQ60i Ground Source Heat Pumps with vertical borehole ground collectors.
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Case Study - Cilrhiw Country House

Installation of 2x AQ45i Ground Source heat pumps with a combined output of 44kW.
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Case Study - Etopia Developments

Supply of MasterTherm AquaMaster Inverter Combi ground source heat pumps.
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Heating a House Without Gas

Whether your property is off-grid or you're just considering alternatives, here are some potential options for heating a house without gas.
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Heat Pumps - How Efficient are Water Source Heat Pumps?

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Ground Source Heat Pumps for Swimming Pools

Learn more about how a ground source heat pump can be used for providing sustainable heating for both domestic and commercial swimming pools.
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WPA & SWPA Decarbonisation & Energy Efficiency Framework

We've been appointed to the WPA & SWPA Decarbonisation & Energy Efficiency Framework (N8).
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What is a Buffer Tank and How Does It Work With a Heat Pump?

Find out the purpose of a buffer tank, average cost and if you need them for every heat pump installation.
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How Deep Is The Ground Work for a Ground Source Heat Pump?

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The New Bulb Smart Tariff

Find out how the UK's biggest green energy supplier is helping to reduce your energy bills.
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The Clean Heat Grant (CHGS)

Learn about the Clean Heat Grant and how it could contribute to covering the cost of installing a heat pump.
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Case Study - Lake Collector, Carmarthenshire

Installation of a Lake Collector heat pump system for 2 residential properties in Carmarthenshire.
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UK Government Plan to Install 600,000 Heat Pumps a Year

On the 18th November 2020, the UK Government unveiled a 10 point plan for a Green Industrial Revolution including a target of 600,000 heat pump installations a year.
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Case Study - St Margaret's Residences, Exeter

Redevelopment of a 20th century school house into modern, hi-spec apartments.
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Case Study - Jubilee Pools, Cornwall

Install of 6 heat pumps for the £1.8 million refit of Jubilee Pool in Penzance, Cornwall.
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How Much Does A Ground Source Heat Pump Cost in the UK?

Find out the average cost of installing a domestic ground source heat pump in the UK.
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The Most Effective Off Grid Home Heating Methods

Learn more about your options for effective home heating for properties based off the grid.
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Agile Octopus - NOW Inside MasterTherm Heat Pumps!

MasterTherm Heat Pumps can now be directly optimised for Agile Octopus using the Homely Energy system.
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Case Study - Bro Castell Community Shared Ground Loops

Ground Source Heat Pump Installation 10 x AQ17i installation
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True Heat Pumps designed for Heating?

The difference between true heat pumps and heat pump like AC units.
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Case Study - Ground Source Heat Pump For A Country House & Indoor Swimming Pool

Supply of 2 x MasterTherm Ground Source Heat Pump Units, 1 x 45kW AquaMaster and 1 x 8kW AquaMaster Inverter for indoor swimming pool.
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Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive extended until 31st March 2022

The UK Government have announced an extension to the Domestic RHI to 31st March 2022
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Case Study - Head Candy Salon

Supply & installation of MasterTherm 12kW AquaMaster Ground Source Heat Pump and Underfloor Heating.
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Air Source Vs Ground Source Heat Pumps

What Heat Pump is best for you? Air Source or Ground Source?
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Ground Source Heat Pumps: How Much Space do you need?

Vertical or Horizontal Collector, how much space do you really need?
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MasterTherm Heat Pumps for Process Cooling and Industrial Heat Recovery

A fine example of the capabilities of MasterTherm Heat Pumps and the expertise that is available to the UK market in facilities that require process cooling and heat recovery
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Factors contributing to Climate Change

Each year growing concerns of how the climate is changing appears. What are the factors that contribute to the changing of the climate? How much is human activity contributing to to the change of the climate?
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How Businesses Benefit from Switching to a Heat Pump

Heating contributes a tremendous amount to the UK's overall carbon footprint. As homes and businesses are urged to ditch the fossil fuels and move to a carbon-neutral future, we look at the benefits switching to a heat pump can have for British industry.
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Inverter Heat Pumps vs. Fixed Output Single Speed: The Finer Details

Thermal Earth supplies inverter drive heat pumps made by MasterTherm. These units offer benefits in efficiency, cost and lifespan over fixed output units, and this article provides in-depth explanations about what makes them the preferred choice.
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Advantages of Inverter Heat Pumps over Fixed Output Single Speed

Inverter heat pumps are often preferred over fixed output units. Inverter technology offers significant advantages in terms of energy efficiency, cost and the lifespan of a heat pump. This article explains in detail the benefits of inverter heat pumps over fixed output.
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Gas boilers to be banned from new homes by 2025

It was announced in the Spring Statement that gas boilers will be banned from being installed in new homes from 2025. Instead, they'll be replaced with low-carbon alternatives. Thermal Earth welcomes this news and promotes heat pump technology.
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Preparing for Ofgem’s Energy Price Cap Rise

It was recently announced that Ofgem would be raising the cap set on energy prices in the UK to cover the rising cost to suppliers. This article explains the steps you can take to stay ahead of the cost curve.
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A Guide to Heat Pumps for 2019

Smarter and cleaner alternatives to heat energy are continually being sought out in the UK. One of the more popular options people opt for is the heat pump. But they remain a little-known commodity. Until now! For those who've been deliberating over heat pumps, we've created a guide to heat pumps to take you forward into 2019.
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Renewable energy is not just Wales’ future, but also its present

The latest version of Planning Policy Wales was released this week, which aims to explore the issues facing Wales’ environment today. We take a look at how heat pumps can help Wales slash its carbon usage and become more energy efficient.
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Product Launch: AquaMaster 1-5kW AQ17I

Thermal Earth announce a new addition to its MasterTherm GSHP range of products: the 1-5kW AQ17I
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4 Ways to Get the Most from Your Heat Pump This Winter

December in the UK brings the some of the coldest months of the year, and we're reliant on our heating systems more than ever. We've created this short guide to help ensure your heat pump is used efficiently during the winter months.
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NEWS - All Energy 2017

MasterTherm attend this years exhibition in Glasgow
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NEWS - HETAS Live!

HETAS Live @ Thermal Earth
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NEWS - MasterTherm Training

Technical Training event by Technical Director
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NEWS - The Glamping Show

Thermal Earth exhibit at the Glamping Show 2017
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NEWS - GSHPA Conference 2017

MasterTherm present at this years conference
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Case Study - Geothermal Drilling (Video)

Video of 100m Geothermal Boreholes
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Underfloor Heating - Is it expensive to install?

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Underfloor Heating - Which floor coverings work best?

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Underfloor Heating - Why does it take so long to react to temperature change?

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Underfloor Heating - Should it be installed under kitchen units?

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Underfloor Heating - Does it require maintenance?

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Underfloor Heating - Can it be used with radiators on other floors?

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Underfloor Heating - Is it expensive to run?

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Underfloor Heating - Is it easy to control?

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Underfloor Heating - Can it be installed DIY?

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Solar Thermal - Can it be used with a heat pump system?

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Solar Thermal - Can it be used with a biomass boiler?

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Solar Thermal - Does it require a special cylinder?

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Solar Thermal - Does shading affect the system?

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Solar Thermal - How much can it save?

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Solar Thermal - The roof doesn't face south. What can be done?

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Solar Thermal - Can it be used to heat a swimming pool?

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Solar Thermal - Can you link to a combination (combi) boiler?

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Solar Thermal - Is planning permission required?

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Solar Thermal - Will it provide 100% of a households domestic hot water?

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Solar Thermal - What are solar thermal systems?

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Biomass Boiler - What maintenance does it require?

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Biomass Boiler - Do you need another boiler as a backup?

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Biomass Boiler - Does a biomass boiler need a tall flue?

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Biomass Boiler - Is planning permission required?

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Biomass Boiler - How much can you save?

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Biomass Boiler - Are they safe?

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Biomass Boiler - Do they produce any smoke or other emissions?

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Biomass Boiler - How does the fuel get into the boiler?

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Biomass Boiler - How can fuel be delivered?

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Biomass Boiler - How much fuel do they use?

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Biomass Boiler - Who can supply fuel?

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Biomass Boiler - What sort of fuel can be burned?

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Biomass Boiler - What is a biomass boiler?

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Do Heat Pumps Need to be Serviced?

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Heat Pumps - What about pasteurisation of legionnaires?

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Heat Pumps - Can a heat pump produce hot water?

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Heat Pumps - Why are GSHP systems known as 'invisible heating systems'?

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Heat Pumps - What is the cost of installing a ground source heat pump?

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Heat Pumps - Can they provide cooling?

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Heat Pumps - Is planning permission required?

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Heat Pumps - How big are the appliances?

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Ground Source Heat Pumps - Is planning permission required?

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Heat Pumps - What is the lifespan of a heat pump?

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Heat Pumps - How long does it take to install?

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Heat Pumps - Can heat pumps have a back-up boiler?

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Heat Pumps - Which is better an ASHP or a GSHP?

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Heat Pumps - Can a heat pump heat a swimming pool?

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Heat Pumps - Simultaneous heating and cooling

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Technical - Carpets with Underfloor Heating

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Technical - Risks cleaning a Wood Pellet Store

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Technical - Towel Radiators with Heat Pump Systems

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Biomass Boiler - Moisture Content of Wood

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Biomass Boiler - The effects of poor fuel

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Underfloor Heating - Curing screed with a UFH system

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Underfloor Heating - Commissioning a UFH manifold

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Technical - Fan Coils with MasterTherm Heat Pumps

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Technical - Powerflushing

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Technical - Conservatories

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Underfloor Heating - Wooden Flooring with Underfloor Heating

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Underfloor Heating - Underfloor heating insulation

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Underfloor Heating - What thickness screed should be used?

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Technical - Room Temperatures

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Case Study - Archway House, Cardiff

4 x MasterTherm AQ90i - 192kW Heating and Cooling GSHP System
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Case Study - Oxfordshire

3 x MasterTherm AquaMaster Inverter - 66kW peak capacity providing heating and hot water.
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Case Study - Hall Garth Hotel, Darlington

MasterTherm AquaMaster Inverter 22kW x 20 - 440kW peak capacity
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Case Study - Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary, Bristol

MasterTherm BoxAir Inverter 15kW
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Case Study - Mill View, Mid Wales

MasterTherm BoxAir Inverter - 24 properties x 8kW
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Case Study - Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

8 x MasterTherm BoxAir Inverter 8kW units with New High Efficiency Radiators and Solar Hot Water
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Case Study - Rhayader, Powys

MasterTherm BoxAir Inverter 15kW providing Heating and Hot Water
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Case Study - Parc y Gelli, Carmarthenshire

Development of 40 Houses with a mix of Ground and Air Source Heat Pumps
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Case Study - Llangadog, Carmarthenshire

MasterTherm BoxAir Inverter 15kW
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Case Study - Five Roads, Carmarthenshire

MasterTherm BoxAir 15kW Air Source Heat Pump
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Case Study - Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

MasterTherm AquaMaster 8kW with Akvaterm Thermal Store and Solar Thermal
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Case Study - Crickhowell, Powys

MasterTherm AquaMaster Inverter - 12kW
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Case Study - Duplo International, Surrey

MasterTherm BoxAir Air Source Heat Pump - 18kW x 12 providing 216kW
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Case Study - Charlton Court, Bath

4 x MasterTherm BoxAir Inverter connected in cascade providing 88kW
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Case Study - Bee and Station, Rhyl

MasterTherm EasyMaster Indoor Air Source Heat Pump - 35kW
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Case Study - Airbus Beluga Line, Broughton

MasterTherm EasyMaster Indoor Air Source Heat Pump - 25kW
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Case Study - Clos Llwynbrain, Powys

MasterTherm BoxAir Inverter - 15 properties x 8kW
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