Heat Pump Water Heaters
Pump Up Your Water Heater Efficiency
Lower your energy use and reduce your carbon footprint with a heat pump water heater.
From hot showers and baths to sparkling clean dishes and like-new laundry, keeping your home running smoothly takes a lot of hot water, which requires a lot of energy. In fact, water heating accounts for around 20% of energy use in the average home.
Upgrading to a heat pump water heater, also known as a hybrid water heater, can provide the reliable supply of hot water you need, while lowering your monthly energy bills and reducing your impact on the environment.
Not only do heat pump water heaters perform up to three times more efficiently than conventional systems, but they also last longer and cost half as much to operate. With rebates, tax incentives, and low-interest financing options, now is the perfect time to upgrade your water heater efficiency.
Benefits of a Heat Pump Water Heater
- Cleaner & Healthier: Heat pump water heaters produce fewer greenhouse gas emissions, contributing to a cleaner environment.
- Safer: If you are heating your water with fossil fuels like natural gas, propane, or oil, a heat pump water heater can significantly reduce carbon monoxide emissions and indoor air pollutants in your home.
- Efficient: These water heaters can be two to three times more energy efficient than conventional electric resistance water heaters.
- Affordable: Upgrading to an electric heat pump water heater can cut your water heating costs in half, saving you $200 -$400 per year or more on your energy bills, depending on how much hot water you use.
Along with the warm air, heat pump water heaters draw moisture from their surroundings. If it is installed in a humid location, like a basement, it can reduce the need to run a dehumidifier.
How Do Heat Pump Water Heaters Work?
Heat pump water heaters are a highly efficient way to heat water, using electricity to pull heat from the surrounding air and transfer it to water enclosed in a tank. These water heaters are up to three times more efficient than conventional electric resistance water heaters since they use electricity to move heat from one place to another instead of generating heat directly.
Heat pump water heaters are taller than most other water heaters, and require at least 1,000 cubic feet of air space around the water heater. The best location for a heat pump water heater is in an unfinished basement.
Where are Heat Pump Water Heaters Sold?
Heat pump water heaters are sold and installed by local plumbers, or you can purchase one directly from most large retail stores.