Heat pump water heaters

Heat pump sales continue to grow over gas furnaces. Image courtesy of Electrify Now

The US Saw Record Percentages Of Heat Pump & Electric Water Heater Sales In 2023

The “Electrify Everything” movement is full steam ahead in American homes, according to the latest data from AHRI which tracks annual shipments of furnaces, heat pumps, and water heaters. Heat pumps for space heating and electric water heaters have set new records, and gas equipment continued to decline as a … [continued]

Emerging controllable technologies in residential buildings are changing the nature of energy consumption and creating opportunities for demand flexibility. To study these opportunities, NREL has created the Object-oriented Controllable High-resolution Residential Energy (OCHRE) model. Photo by Werner Slocum, NREL.

Modeling Breakthrough Allows Researchers To Account for Occupant Comfort and Assess Smart Building Technologies

NREL Releases Open-Source OCHRE To Study Emerging Controllable Technologies Within the Home and the Impacts on the Grid Homes across the country are incorporating new technologies, such as energy-efficient heat pumps, heat pump water heaters, electric vehicles, rooftop solar, and energy storage systems. The new devices are often equipped with … [continued]

Small EV Charging. Photo by Cynthia Shahan | CleanTechnica.

Heat Pump Water Heater Sales in 2022 Signal a Decisive Shift in Water Heating Trends

Celebrate Heat Pump Water Heater Day — October 25! Energy-efficient water heating took significant strides in 2022, according to the latest data released by ENERGY STAR. Sales of heat pump water heaters (HPWHs) grew 26% last year, while sales of gas water heaters declined by 17%, underlining a clear shift in the U.S. … [continued]

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We’ve Installed Heat Pump Water Heaters 4 Times — Here’s What To Know About This…

Heat pump water heaters are efficient, money-saving, decarbonizing machines. They use a fraction of the energy of the old-school technologies they replace without any compromise in performance. They offer lower utility bills, reduced carbon emissions, and dehumidification! The word is now out, and sales are taking off with new rebates, … [continued]

What’s The Most Energy-Efficient Water Heater?

The new generation of eco-friendly heat pump water heaters will reduce your home’s emissions while also shrinking your utility bills. Of all the appliances that compete for a homeowner’s attention, from vacuum cleaner robots to video-enabled door locks that double as security guards, the standard 50-gallon water heater is the … [continued]