Gentoo Core 364 ground source heat pump gas replacement tower block project

Summary: 364 Kensa Shoebox ground source heat pumps are being installed by Kensa Contracting into seven tower blocks in Sunderland, as part of an ambitious programme by the Gentoo Group to improve the safety and comfort of their social housing residents living in high rise blocks.

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  • Seven tower block social housing heating upgrade replacing gas with ground source heat pumps; the largest gas replacement scheme of its kind.
  • Featuring Kensa’s ambient shared ground loop array with individual Shoebox heat pumps inside each flat.
  • The project will cut cut carbon emissions by nearly 70% per year, and significantly improve local air quality.
  • Project delivered by Gentoo Group, ENGIE and Kensa Contracting.

Watch the project unfold here:

Gentoo Group are delivering the ‘Core 364’ project with the support of energy and regeneration specialist, ENGIE, and ground source heat pump specialists, Kensa Contracting.

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