Does a heat pump need a chimney?

Answer No, a heat pump does not need or use a chimney. Heat pumps use ducts and vents to transfer warmth between the home and the outdoors (generally the outside air, but also, in the case of geothermal h... Read More »

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At what temp does fluid need to be for a ground source heat pump?

The temperature of the fluid leaving a ground source heat pump (GSHP) system is currently limited to around 130 degrees Fahrenheit, while, during typical operation, the return fluid is at temperatu... Read More »

Can a salt system be added to a pool heated with a heat pump without harming the heat pump?

Answer Absolutely: The equipment does not know the difference in what chemical you are using.

At what temperatures does a heat pump start its heat transfer?

A heat pump kicks into action whenever the thermostat temperature falls below the minimum temperature setting. A residential heat pump can usually produce heat indoors when the ambient temperature ... Read More »

How can you efficiently use a natural fireplace to heat a home and what are types or brands of fans to use to blow the heat so it won't escape up the chimney?

Besides having a fireplace insert with blower installed. There is very little you can do to help a wood burning fireplace be an effective heat producer for your home. Here are a couple of items tha... Read More »