MCS has released a new heat pump calculator which is available to download from the MCS website – link here.
This spreadsheet calculator is freely available for MCS certified installers to use. The functionality of the calculator includes:
- Room-by-room heat loss calculation
- MCS 020 calculation tab (Air source heat pumps only)
- Ground loop sizing tab (Ground source heat pumps only)
- Radiator and underfloor heating sizing tabs
- Graphs on annual running costs and CO2 emissions
- Compliance certificate
Please note that use of this calculator is optional and installers can continue to use alternative calculators as long as these meet the requirements of MIS 3005.