Air source heat pump / Discussions

Should I use an air source heat pump in a Passive House?

...heat pump ,HRV, Radiant heat in the slab and a wood stove. do I need all this or can I do it wish just the heat pump? Or can you advise me on a better system to...

Posted by Iain cunningham March 27, 2019, 9:31 p.m. Heating and cooling 1 Responses

Can you build a water-to-Air Heat Pump with a large storage tank and well water?

...source heat pump could you pull water (I'm on a well) into a large tank and use a water-to-air heat pump. I live in a cold climate so in the winter the water wi...

Posted by Doug Edmondson Feb. 29, 2020, 3:32 p.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 0 Responses

Can I see details about the heating and domestic hot water systems of the Edelweiss house?

...heat the air of the home. The domestic hot water is a heat pump as well, we used an AO Smith air-to-water hybrid heat pump . The water heater sucks in the air...

Posted by August Wehrmann March 10, 2019, 9:26 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

Will I save energy by lowering my thermostat at night?

...air source heat pump furnace. I am getting confliciting information about temperature control. Is it best to set the ASHP furnace at one temperature all day? Or...

Posted by Ryan Peterson May 1, 2018, 11:51 a.m. Heating and cooling 4 Responses

Air source heat pumps: Which brand has the best performance?

...air source system in the 24,000 BTU range. Suggestions? When looking for a heat pump for a home, we would recommend checking the specs page on whatever heat p...

Posted by Mike Brigham Jan. 22, 2020, 9:25 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

Can you install tubing under a slab on grade foundation to extract heat in winter?

...source heat pump be put under an iso-slab slab on grade foundation to extract winter heat We generally recommend people check with an engineer for any such matt...

Posted by Jennifer Cole Aug. 28, 2019, 11:34 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What is the best way to heat an off grid home?

...heated air panels feeding air tubes in the slab floor. Solar air heating panels are a lot less hassle and risk than solar water heating panels, and a lot more a...

Posted by Michelle Nason Aug. 8, 2018, 1:48 p.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 3 Responses

Can I reclaim old triple slider windows?

...heat pump water heater would help, but first I'd be looking at an air source / air to air heat pump . But tell me more if you would about those EPS shutters, th...

Posted by Keanan Toews Jan. 20, 2019, 1:01 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

Can hydronic radiant heating be a complete heating solution for a home?

...air source heat pump and heat pump water heater in our Edelweiss House (not to mention passive heating), and while some may think it to be overkill, we like the...

Posted by Jeremy Peters Dec. 16, 2019, 1:13 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 3 Responses

What is the best type of heating system?

...heating fuel is. 60% of U.S. homes are heated with natural gas , 25% with electricity . In Canada, 47% of homes are heated with natural gas, and 37% are heate...

Posted by Jennifer Doll Jan. 20, 2020, 11:59 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses

What is the best way to make a row house in Montreal Quebec more energy efficient?

...heating/cooling: extra-old electric baseboards, and one Samsung mini-split heat pump (sounding sick and old and noisy) at the top of the stairwell, one woodburn...

Posted by Elizabeth Brown Feb. 26, 2019, 9:09 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses