How Do I Calculate the COP of a Heat Pump?

Answer COP is an abbreviation for coefficient of performance. This is a very important value that is used to rate the efficiency of heating and cooling systems. COP can be used to rate many different devi... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How Do I Calculate the COP of a Heat Pump

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.

Is it possible to have a heat pump and traditional heat in the same home?

It is possible for air, water and ground source heat pumps to work independently or alongside traditional heating systems in the home. Heat pumps can provide radiant and/or warm air heating and/or ... Read More »

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 »

At what temperature will a heat pump still heat a home?

In the winter, the normal heat pump system extracts heat from outdoor air and transfers it inside where it is circulated through your home's ductwork by a fan. Even cold air contains a great deal o... Read More »