Benefits of a Geothermal Heat Pump System

Part 3 of Geothermal Heat Pumps. GHP systems have the lowest carbon dioxide emissions of all the heating and cooling technologies. Low Energy Use The biggest benefit of GHPs is that they use 25-50% less electricity than conventional heating or cooling systems. This translates into a GHP using one unit of electricity to move three units […]

Do I need a conventional system as a backup?

Part 11 of Heat Your Water With The Sun. Whether you need a backup system for your solar thermal system depends largely on the type of system you choose and where you live. Solar water-heating systems almost always require a backup system for cloudy days and times of increased demand. This backup system is typically a […]