Acresfield Complex and Pool

Key Features

  • Leisure centre with pool
  • Space heating for changing restaurants and hall.
  • 2 Heat pumps with gas bivalent boilers
  • Large roof mounted PV array

In building this leisure centre the owners were keen to have as sustainable an energy requirement as possible. To this end, air source heat pumps have been installed in tandem with gas boilers and roof mounted PV panels. This combination allows the mixed demands of pool and space heating and shower water to be managed across the year.

The PV panels offer a distinct income and offer large savings when they generate in tandem with the heat pumps running. The gas boilers allow high temperature water on short notice and resilience in extreme weather.

2 heat pumps are used, with the gas plumbed in after their flows and controlled by the heat pumps’ performance.