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Heat Pumps Riding a Wave of Popularity

Shipments Grow by Double Digits, Trend Expected to Continue
By Joanna R. Turpin
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Manufacturers had a lot to like about last year. According to the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), shipments of equipment increased in just about every category in 2013. Especially notable were shipments of air-source heat pumps, which were up 16 percent over 2012.


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Heat Pumps Gaining Interest Nationwide

Contractors Boost Sales by Offering Energy-Efficient Options
By Joanna R. Turpin
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Sales of air-source heat pumps used to be concentrated primarily in the Southern U.S., but that is changing as consumers become more aware of their energy-saving capabilities. In fact, in many markets, it may be more cost-effective to use an air-source heat pump for the majority of a homeowner’s heating and cooling needs.


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Heat Pumps Designed to Save Energy

High-Efficiency Equipment in High Demand
By Joanna R. Turpin
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The energy-efficiency ratings of residential air-source heat pumps have risen dramatically over the last few years, with many manufacturers now offering equipment well exceeding the 20-SEER mark. There have been significant gains made in commercial heat pump efficiencies as well.


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New Equipment Just in Time for Summer

Comfort and Higher Efficiencies are Hallmarks of Commercial Products
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It’s time again for the Commercial Cooling Showcase. The NEWS’ annual issue has traditionally introduced the latest air conditioning units available for the upcoming summer season. The intent is to help contractors prepare for this busy period by doing the research that will help them distinguish between brands.


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Carrier, Bosch Form Joint Venture

Pair to Develop, Manufacture Geothermal and Water-Source Heat Pumps
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Carrier Corp. and Robert Bosch North America Corp., signed an agreement to form a joint venture to develop and manufacture geothermal and water-source heat pumps for the North American residential and commercial segments, the companies announced recently.


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Btu Buddy 128: Why a Heat Pump?

By Bill Johnson
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The season was getting colder and heating calls were beginning to come in. Bob and Tim were riding to a large residence that had three heat pumps to provide heating and cooling for the structure and Tim asked a question, “Why are heat pumps so popular?”


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Maine Energy Director Visits School

Official Visits Northeast Technical School to Observe Advances in Heat Pump Initiative
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Patrick Woodcock, director of the Maine governor’s energy office, recently visited Northeast Technical Institute to observe strides being made in advancing Maine’s heat pump initiative.


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Heat Pumps Used in Super-Efficient Home

Home Built to be as Energy- and Water-Efficient as Possible
By Joanna R. Turpin
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With projected total annual energy gain (with solar) of $123, the home falls safely into the zero net-energy usage category.


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April 15, 2013: Central Air Conditioner and Air-Source Heat Pump Shipments Jump Again

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After strong January numbers, United States combined shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps have shown another upsurge, totaling 357,637 units in February 2013, up 20.8 percent from February 2012, according to the latest statistics from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI).


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Considering Cascade, Transcritical, Transport, and Heat Pumps

By Peter Powell
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CO2 as a refrigerant in cascade supermarket systems, transcritical applications, transport refrigeration, and heat pumps were among major developments in recent years. Here is a summary of those developments.


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