Understanding Heat Pumps
Heat Pump technologies have evolved greatly in efficiency, durability and popularity in recent years. In this class you will learn how heat pumps work to heat and cool homes as well as domestic water heating. This class will detail proper design and installation as well as the common mistakes that lead to poor performance, call backs and high bills. This class will explain how heat pump efficiency is measured and how to select heat pumps for performance and comfort. If you are thinking of utilizing heat pumps this introductory class is a must attend class.
Highlights and Learning Objectives
Understand the efficiency and environmental benefits of heat pump technologies. Understand how set customer expectations in terms of comfort and operational requirements to achieve expected efficiencies. Learn how heat pumps compare to traditional fossil fuel equipment for space heating and water heating. Learn the common design and installation mistakes made that can forfeit efficiency and energy savings. Compare air source, ground source and water source heat pumps.