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Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 10-07-15, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,150
Posted By UNCSoc
A question on hybrid water heaters: Do any...

A question on hybrid water heaters:

Do any companies make an hpwh with a gas or LP backup (rather than the electric backup that is very inefficient)? I haven't seen one.

I think some of you...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 10-07-15, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,150
Posted By UNCSoc
Good point. Here are my guesses on why I don't...

Good point. Here are my guesses on why I don't want only an hpwh:

1. The tank has to be insulated well, especially if the temperature is set high. But I can set the temp lower if I have the...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 10-07-15, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,150
Posted By UNCSoc
Yes, the cost is an issue. And as someone else...

Yes, the cost is an issue. And as someone else pointed out the variables involved are a bit overwhelming.

1. I read a study that said that tankless water heaters in use are not saving energy at...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 09-04-15, 11:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,881
Posted By UNCSoc
A better heat pump water heater?

Ecorenovators,

I am wondering what you think of the interesting claims made about this (newer?) heat pump water heater. They seem to make sense, but really? and do they make that much difference...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 09-04-15, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,150
Posted By UNCSoc
Heat pump for water heater

Ecorenovators,

It seems that there are downsides of the heat pump water heater as well as the tankless water heaters. But why not combine them?

So the first source of hot water would be a...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 05-01-15, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,987
Posted By UNCSoc
Question Foam versus blown insulation?

For a new construction, 1 and a 1/2 story house, we have an attic space about 50 feet long and 15 feet wide. The space is only usable for an HVAC unit or stuffing it full of insulation, since the...
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