Air to water heat pump / Guides

Heat pump hot water heaters, why they're a good idea
Plumbing and water heaters

How heat pump hot water heaters work and why you should get one

...heat pumps work . An air-to-water heat pump water heater uses the air in the house to generate hot water, so the more efficient the air heating system is, the...

Exterior compresssor heat pump water heater
Plumbing and water heaters

Heat pump water heater with exterior compressor

...tor to extract heat from the air (either interior or exterior) and use it to make hot water. The byproduct of an air-to-water heat pump after it extracts heat...

heat pumps in tandem with heat pump hot water tanks
Hot water

Increased efficiency with heat pumps working in tandem

...to 1 ratio. The Voltex water heater from AO Smith is an air-to-water heat pump which extracts heat from the air to generate hot water, so in the winter that 3 t...

Ductless mini-split air source heat pump installed in a LEED certified PH Home
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

How heat pumps work in a LEED or Passive House high efficiency zero net energy home - video

...water needs. Related topics to how well heat pumps work In LEED or Passive House homes : The benefits of coupling air source and water heater heat pumps ...

What is a heat pump
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

Heat pumps: what they are and how they work

...air into your home. Heat pumps are also quite versatile; they can be used to heat incoming air from the outside, or as an air-to-water heat pump for generating ...

Aeratron AE2 ceiling fan
Ventilation

Ceiling fans and air circulation- video

...to ensure comfort and get the most from the various systems of our house air needs to move around. Our air source heat pump and our heat pump water heater work ...

Solar panels power the Kenogami House in Saguenay, Quebec
Renewable energy

The Kenogami House: Energy systems at the cutting edge of innovation

...heat pumps in this house, an air-to-air heat pump that extracts heat from outside air to heat inside air, and an air-to-water heat pump. The air to water heat p...

Comparing ground source and air source heat pumps
Heating and cooling

Heat Pumps: Ground source geothermal GSHP or air source ASHP, which one is best for heating a home?

...heat pump manufactured by WaterFurnace™ connected to two 152.3 m (500 ft) horizontal loops in the yard. Ground source heat pump vs. air source heat pump Wha...

PSI

Case Study: Kenogami House, Saguenay, Quebec

...tored. Should it be necessary to take measures to avoid overheating during mild periods, Alain is considering an air-to-water heat pump to extract heat from the...

Reducing the need for air conditioning
Heating and cooling

How to keep homes cool without air conditioning

...heat from the air to generate hot water . Rather than shooting hot air at your neighbours house, a heat pump water heater converts heat in the air into hot wate...

Thermal batteries for passive solar design
Efficient home design

Thermal batteries: how to passively store heat

...to conclude, paraffin can store 16 times as much heat per kg as concrete, and 3.4 times as much as water. So while water may not be the best material to store h...