It's just the nay sayers who are a tiny minority but very shouty. The technology is superior, not inferior. Various places currently offering ~£3k installs (£499 in Scotland!). But like using a bike instead of a car, it takes a small change in mindset/planning.al_yrpal wrote: ↑17 Mar 2023, 9:14am Reading peoples comments about heat pumps and EVs there is a lot of resentment about the compulsive Net Zero policy. I think this drives the negativity. People obviously feel they are being compelled to accept inferior and expensive technology as early adopters that just doesnt work as well as existing stuff.
I am waiting to see what happens in 2025 when fossil fuel boilers are banned in new houses followed by a hard winter?
Given that they are widely deployed across Scandinavia I think ever our harshest winter should be just fine.