Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

Geothermal heating vs. Air Source Heat Pumps
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

Air Source Heat Pumps vs. Geothermal Heating: Which is Better for Your Home?

Discover the key differences and factors to consider when choosing between Geothermal heating systems and Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHPs) for your home. Geothermal vs. ASHPs - what's the difference? Heating and cooling systems play a crucial role in maintaining comfortable indoor temperatures in homes everywhere…

Which Heat Pump is the Best for reliability, efficiency and cost?
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Heat pump buying guide: review of the top 10 heat pumps

Choosing the best heat pump can be difficult. Heat pumps are poorly understood, they have often been over-sold, poorly installed, and placed where they can be a noise nuisance. But the best heat pumps are a really good choice for heating green homes. How do the best heat pumps work? A heat pump works very…

Ductless mini-split air source heat pump installed in a LEED certified PH Home
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How mini split heat pumps work in a LEED or Passive House high efficiency zero net energy home - video

Heat pumps can heat a house three times more efficiently than other heating types. When paired with a heat pump water heater this greatly reduces the cost of heating and domestic hot water. How well does a mini split heat pump work in a LEED or Passive House certified home?  Really well as it happens, see a great…

heat pumps in tandem with heat pump hot water tanks
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Increased efficiency with heat pumps working in tandem

A high efficiency mini-split heat pump feeds a heat pump water heater which will take a big bite out of the future energy bill of the Demo House. Our previous update covered aspects of the building envelope, which allowed us to reduce the annual heating requirement to about the Passive House standard of 15 kWh per…

How do Heat Pumps Work? Ecohome Explains all about Heat Pumps...
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

Heat pumps: what they are and how they work

What is a heat pump? An energy efficient home heating system that can save money and reduce fossil fuel use. Read on to find out how heat pumps work and if they make sense for in your home. Heat Pumps explained simply When it comes to residential heating and cooling systems, few types of heating systems are as…

Compare Heat Pump Ratings SEER v HSPF v SCOP v COP
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Heat Pump Efficiency explained - The definitive guide to SEER vs HSPF vs (S) COP Heat Pump Ratings

Heat pumps are everywhere; online, newspapers, television with grants to offset their cost. Heat pumps are used as a heating system in colder climates or in central air systems for cooling, but how is the performance of heat pumps measured and compared. SEER v HSPF v COP (& SCOP): Understanding Heat Pump…

Geothermal Heating Systems
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

Geothermal heating for Homes in North America - Does it work & will it save money?

Geothermal is an excellent renewable heat source but there are many variables in calculating whether it's cost effective. Geothermal Heating Systems for Homes Domestic Geothermal heating systems can be a great way to heat a home, replace a furnace, and are labeled as money savers. Question is, are they worth the…