Items Tagged with 'cold-climate heat pump'


Oct. 31, 2014: New ‘Supercharger’ Enables Efficient Cold Climate Heat Pumps

Solution Acts as a Pre-Compressor

Working with Mechanical Solutions Inc. (MSI), a small business in New Jersey, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Building Technologies Office has found a potential solution to allow for cold climate heat pumps: a “supercharger” that enables heat pumps to efficiently operate in the coldest U.S. climates, with zero backup heat.

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Heat Pumps Appearing in Cold Climates

Heat Pumps Use Less Energy, Provide Constant Heat in Home

Most heat pumps in colder climates still require some sort of backup heat — often an oil- or gas-fired furnace — but they are an excellent option that can provide customers with a more energy-efficient year-round solution.

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Jan. 21, 2013: DOE Invests in Developing Advanced Building Technologies, Including HVAC

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced a $9 million investment in the development of leading-edge building technologies, including high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment.

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2014 World Energy Engineering Congress

Scenes from the 2014 World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington, D.C.


NEWSMakers: Matt Barga

Matt Barga, portfolio manager — a/c and coils, Ingersoll Rand, discusses how the company is working to comply with the new energy conservation standards for heat pumps and air conditioners that go into effect on Jan. 1, 2015. Posted on Dec. 19.

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