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Air-Source Heat Pumps Versus Ground-Source Heat Pumps

April 7th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content

Within the world of heat pumps, there are two major technologies that operate in similar ways but pull from very different sources. These two options are air-source heat pumps (ASHP) and ground-source heat pumps (GSHP). Dandelion Energy is breaking new ground that makes geothermal ground-source heat pumps more affordable and easier to put in place


Carbon Pricing and Lighting, EVs, Heat Pumps, & Electric Everything

July 8th, 2020 | by Brad Rouse

What does the US need to do to help the world prevent the worst of climate change? End the use of fossil fuels fast. Many are stepping up to the challenge with aggressive goals. The EU wants to be fossil free by 2050. Joe Biden’s campaign wants the US to be fossil free by 2050 as well, based on his stated climate policy


Heat Pump Water Heaters — Game Changers In Efficiency

April 26th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

On the journey to making our homes money savers and climate champions, water heating has always been a stumbling block. While there are easy ways to use hot water efficiently (like the low-flow shower heads we featured in this Go Zero Hack), it’s a challenge to heat water without polluting


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Pairing Geothermal Plus Rooftop Solar For A Truly Renewable Home

March 24th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content

Many homeowners now use rooftop solar panels to generate their own electricity, and a geothermal heating and cooling system works well in tandem with solar panels because the geothermal heat pump helps regulate your home’s temperature using the electricity provided by your solar panels


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Updated! Alphabet Labs Spinoff Dandelion Geothermal Launches The Dandelion Air For Efficient Residential Geothermal Heating & Cooling

May 31st, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Google's parent company, Alphabet, spun Dandelion out of its X labs in the middle of last year, which was followed closely by a noteworthy funding round. It's clear that the Dandelion team is putting its new capital to good use with the announcement this week about its new Dandelion Air all-in-one home heating and air conditioning system


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Dragon’s Guide to a 100% Renewable Home — Part 4 (Heat Pump)

April 8th, 2017 | by Chris Dragon

Welcome back to our series of guides covering how to power your life with renewable electricity. If you're new to this series, check out the introduction in Part 1. In Part 3, we covered cutting gasoline use. Now, on to heating your home with electricity!


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Dragon’s Guide To A 100% Renewable Home, Part 2 (Water Heating)

January 12th, 2017 | by Chris Dragon

Most Americans are familiar with water heaters that keep water hot in a large, insulated storage tank. A tankless water heater eliminates that tank by using enormous amounts of electricity to heat water to your preferred temperature as quickly as you need it


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EV Heating (and Cooling) Could Revolutionize Energy Use

March 12th, 2012 | by Breath on the Wind

Electric vehicles can already be fuel-efficient, however in very cold or very hot weather, when air conditioning or heating requires the same energy used for driving the vehicle, range can suffer. "A 5-pound EMOF-based heat pump [electrical metal-organic framework] the size of a 2-liter bottle could theoretically handle the heating and cooling needs of an electric vehicle."


A Guide To Disaster Preparedness — Part Two

December 31st, 2019 | by Barry A.F.

Due to climate change, 100-year, 500-year, and even 1000-year weather events are happening with alarming regularity. Unfortunately, we are still not at a mitigation level to avoid 1.5ºC or even 2ºC (2.7° F to 3.6° F) temperature rise



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