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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

...water heaters, good or bad idea? Water heaters are generally the biggest energy drain in a home after heating . so Air-to-water heat pump water heaters are po...

Gas powered tankless water heaters
Plumbing and water heaters

Are tankless water heaters good?

...water heaters , on demand water heaters and instantaneous water heaters are different names for the same thing - domestic hot water systems that do not include ...

Water efficiency
Plumbing and water heaters

How to save money on your hot water bills!

...water recovery systems offer a good return on investment. Tankless water heaters Tankless water heaters © Ecohome Tankless or ‘on demand’ water heater...

Kitchen and Bathroom design tips
Kitchens

Design ideas for durable kitchens and bathrooms

...water and energy. Refrigerators and freezers run almost continuously, so it's very important that they are efficient (Energy Star) and are operated efficientl...

Electric Heaters - is heating with electric an eco-friendly option?
Heating with electricity

Heating with electricity

...heaters or an electric forced-air furnace. The efficiency and BTUs delivered through electric radiators, furnaces, convection heaters or boilers for hydronic ra...

Net Zero Energy home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Net Zero Energy house in Edmonton, Alberta

...energy throughout the year as they consume. Net Zero Energy home © Effect Home Builders Technology in the Three Belgravia Green Homes:...

Exterior compresssor heat pump water heater
Plumbing and water heaters

Heat pump water heater with exterior compressor

...water heaters on the market, which, rather than heating water with an electric coil as a normal electric hot water tank does, employ an evaporator to extract he...

Solar thermal collectors

Product of the month: Solar water heater with overheating protection

...Water Heaters , Solar Air Heaters , and EcoHome's new concept home with a solar air heated radiant floor in the EcoHome Green Building Guides .

Reducing the need for air conditioning
Heating and cooling

How to keep homes cool without air conditioning

...water heaters help cool a home as they extract heat from the air to generate hot water . Rather than shooting hot air at your neighbours house, a heat pump wate...

Solar thermal collectors

All about solar thermal collectors

...Water Heaters, read about EcoHome's new concept home with a solar air heated radiant floor that delivers solar heated water in the summer months. This and all y...

Swimming Pool Heating - Save energy & money & be Eco-friendly as possible Tips
Natural swimming pools and ponds

Heating a Swimming Pool - Top 10 Cost-Efficient & Eco-friendly ways to heat a pool

...heaters are really energy efficient and the energy efficiency of a heat pump pool heater is measured by the coefficient of performance (COP). The higher the COP...