13 July, 2020
Heat Pump Water Heater Technical Guide
Heat pump water heaters are a proven technology known to improve water-heating energy efficiency.
They are now more available, efficient and reliable than ever, with products carrying a 10-year warranty. As water heating accounts for roughly 18% of home energy use, this appliance can have a significant impact on lifetime energy use.
While installation of heat pump water heaters is similar to installing standard-tank water heaters, there are some important considerations detailed in this guide. These include considerations regarding condensate management and selecting the best location to enhance performance and customer satisfaction.
This guide is for detached single-family new construction and additions greater than 500 sq ft.