MCS has released version 1.3 of the MCS Heat Pump Calculator, along with an accompanying user guide.
This spreadsheet calculator is freely available for MCS Contractors 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 MCS Contractors can continue to use alternative calculators as long as these meet the requirements of MIS 3005.