Shipments of central air conditioners increased 14.2 percent, heat pumps increased 31.1 percent
November 24, 2016
U.S. shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 583,531 units in September 2016, up 19.5 percent from 488,464 units shipped in September 2015, according to the latest statistics from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI).
Up until recently, sales of air-source heat pumps were on a tear, growing from 1.6 million units in 2009 to 2.3 million units in 2014, according to the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). But, in 2015, sales of heat pumps slipped 3.6 percent from the previous year.
Also enhances air-source heat pump efficiency and comfort in milder climates
May 20, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), collaborating with Emerson Climate Technologies, developed a prototype for an air-source heat pump for the colder regions of the country — one that heats better and uses significantly less energy.
Provides rebates to home and business owners who install high-efficiency clean heating and cooling
September 22, 2015
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton has announced a $30 million, five-year commitment to increase the use of clean, cost-effective heating and cooling systems in households and businesses across the state.
In this month’s troubleshooting situation your customer is requesting a second opinion on a proposed repair to their air-source heat pump. The homeowner originally called for service when they noticed that the house wasn’t cooling down as they would like.