buffer tanks

How can buffer tanks work with heat pumps?

Ed Morris, Technical Manager at Altenic, discusses what buffer tanks are and how they can work to limit the cycling of a heat pump. What is a buffer tank? A buffer tank is a type of vessel that is used to store heat or cold energy for later use, acting as a battery of energy […]

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When buffer tanks should and shouldn't be fitted

Heat pump installations, both ground and air source, will often include a buffer tank. Guy Cashmore – Technical Director at Kensa Heat Pumps – explains the role of the buffer tank and provides recommendations for when they should or shouldn’t be fitted. A buffer tank is typically just an insulated vessel of water – it doesn’t […]

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