Archive for June, 2012

DHPs Defined: Amazingly efficient ductless heat pumps

DHP stands for Ductless Heat Pump. And they are truly amazing.

DHPs, also known as mini-split heat pumps:

  • need 25-40% less energy than forced air or baseboard/space heaters, which means paying 25-40% less on your heating bill
  • operate efficiently down to -5°F (the ones we use, anyway)
  • are up to 25% more efficient than heating systems requiring ducts (forced air)
  • run very, very quietly. Very.
  • both heat and cool. The air conditioner is actually more efficient to run than the heater.

We love using DHPs in our homes because Read the rest of this entry »

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