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I have used the WWF calculator to come up with a below average footprint calculation of 9.2 tonnes; this takes account of the current limitations on all non essential travel so will go up slightly when lockdown is relaxed. As I have an air source heat pump as the main source of heating for my house I have used the electrical heating option in the calculator; does anyone know if it would be reasonable to claim a lower footprint number due to the better efficiency of the heat pump over more traditional electric heating.
We're due to have our oil boiler replaced with an air source heat pump in the new year. The company will be draining our 2500L oil tank, ready for removal, but not are not able to take it away.
Does anyone have any ideas for a company that can remove it and dispose of it appropriately?
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