The selected projects, which have not been finalized, would be the first awards coming out of DOE’s use of the Defense Production Act (DPA) to increase domestic production of five clean energy technologies, including electric heat pumps.
Every year, as the temperature pushes toward 100°F, I’ve proposed a ductless mini-split system to my father-in-law for his vacation home on Lake Michigan. Each year, his rebuttal remains logical: “We’re not there enough to justify the investment.” Until this year, his stance changed.
Online purchasing is where our economy is going, and HVAC has to change with the times. And, while this is most likely factual, let us investigate all the ramifications before we merge too quickly onto the information superhighway.