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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

...heat pumps work In LEED or Passive House homes : The benefits of coupling air source and water heater heat pumps Comparing ground source (geothermal) and ...

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

Increased efficiency with heat pumps working in tandem

...heat pumps that together will drop that demand dramatically. A Mitsubishi 'Mr. Slim' split heat pump will provide heat to the house; we also have a heat pump ...

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 Pumps, and are Ground Source Heat Pumps "Geothermal?" First let's clear up some confusion on terminology regarding heat pumps - search Google for Geother...

What is a heat pump
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

Heat pumps: what they are and how they work

...heat pumps, but what exactly is it that makes heat pumps so interesting for residential heating and cooling applications? The advantages of heat pumps are quite...

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

Aeratron AE2 ceiling fan
Ventilation

Ceiling fans and air circulation- video

...heat pumps work Heat pump water heaters Ensuring indoor air quality From the EcoHome Green Building Guides

Exterior compresssor heat pump water heater
Plumbing and water heaters

Heat pump water heater with exterior compressor

...heat pump that draws heat from inside the home. To explain that further - if you heat your home with an oil furnace, a heat pump water heater that transfers h...

Hydronic heating system
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

Hydronic heating

...heater and boiler Geothermal heat pumps Hydronic radiators and baseboards will transfer heat in the same way as electric resistant heat sources. So for co...

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

Heating with electricity

...heating system by default reduce it's carbon footprint. Electric heat sources: Heating with electricity is not defined by just baseboard heaters or an elect...

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...

Geothermal Heating Systems
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

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

...heat pumps, geothermal heating and cooling systems extract heat energy and transfer it into buildings, saving you approximately 50 to 60% on heating and cooling...