If you’re looking to reduce your carbon footprint, and lower your impact on our planet, a ductless heat pump is a great choice. With a ductless heat pump, you can enjoy a number of great benefits – including a “Mother Earth Approved”, eco-friendly performance!
1. Ductless Heat Pumps Are Incredibly Efficient
Gas and propane furnaces deliver efficiency ratings of about 78-97%, depending on the age of the furnace, and when it was installed – as well as the quality of the ductwork that’s delivering heat to your home.
Electric resistance heat is usually between 95-100% efficient at turning electricity into heat. Sounds pretty good, right? Well, it’s not bad – but ductless heat pumps have an efficiency of around 400%, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
This is because of the unique design of heat pumps. Heat pumps are able to add heat to cool air, and remove heat from warm air efficiently. This reduces overall energy consumption.
Ductless heat pumps also do not have to transmit heat or cold air throughout long, inefficient systems of ductwork, because heat pumps can be installed in multiple rooms, and provide heating and cooling to adjacent areas without ducts.
2. Pump Heating Does Not Require The Burning Of Natural Gas Or Other Fossil Fuels
Naturally, you will still have to pay for electricity when you are using your ductless heat pumps. However, your overall power consumption will be much lower, especially compared to a natural gas or propane furnace, and a traditional central A/C system.
This means that your carbon footprint will be quite a bit lower, and you can reduce your personal emissions. You will still have to pay for electrical power, but if you combine ductless heat pumps with solar panels and other technologies, especially those compatible with smartphones and sensors, you can reduce your overall carbon footprint.
Some systems are so sophisticated they work in tandem with additional heat sources. For example, a dehumidifier, humidifier, or another primary heating source can work with your heat pump to ensure your home or business is running as efficiently as possible, creating the perfect climate of your choosing.
3. Ductless Heat Pumps Require Fewer Raw Materials Than Central HVAC Systems
Traditional furnaces and central air conditioners are large, bulky, and require quite a bit of raw materials, including ducts, vents, and other materials. All of these materials must be transported by air, water, and in trucks – which adds up to a hefty carbon footprint, before they’re even installed.
Ductless heat pumps, in contrast, are much smaller and do not require as many raw materials. This means that you can reduce your carbon footprint – before your ductless heat pumps are even installed!
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If you’re thinking about updating your home’s HVAC system, or you’re considering your options for heating and cooling in a newly-built home, consider heat pumps! Heat pumps are affordable, cost-effective, and environmentally-friendly – so they’re a great choice. Shop now, and see how you can benefit from adding heat pumps to your home.