What are Geothermal Heat Pumps?

What Are Geothermal Heat Pumps?

Geothermal (or Water Source) Heat Pumps have been long recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as the “most energy efficient and environmentally friendly” systems available. This is a worthy commendation yet the first question for a savvy home owner is often, “what does this mean to me in a practical sense?”

 

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What Is A Ductless Heat Pump?

Today, I hope to unravel the great mystery of ductless ‘mini-split’ heat pumps for you!

It might surprise you to learn that ductless heat pump (DHP) systems have been around for over 30 years!  So although we’re just starting to hear more and more about them in the dear old United States, DHP systems are far and away the #1 heating & cooling systems world wide.  In fact, if you traveled overseas you’ve no doubt seen these in the hotel rooms or any number of shops and apartments.

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