Mini Split Heat Pumps Adapting to High Performance Home Market
As homes are built with a better thermal envelope, the need for heating and cooling capacity drops dramatically. But finding HVAC equipment that's the right size for reduced loads has been a problem for builders. But the mini split heat pump market is adapting to serve the needs of high performance homes.
At the 2017 EEBA High Performance Home Summit, Rob Howard, performance construction manager for Mitsubishi Electric Heating and Cooling, talked about the developing need for HVAC systems that can be right-sized for single and multi-family homes that may not need much help in maintaining a comfortable temperature.
Companies: Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating
Each home in the Latitude project was designed to provide a low-maintenance, energy-efficient lifestyle.
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Sponsored by: Environmental Water Systems
The owner needed solar panels that could stand up to New England winters.
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Sponsored by: Enertech Global, LLC
All unit components designed to be removed in less than 10 minutes
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Solution design focuses on positive up-front, back-end financial impact
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Improving efficiency, occupant comfort key as building envelopes tighten
The system provides 100 percent heating capacity down to -5 degrees Fahrenheit, for customers in the colder climates of North America.
Though the floor plan is compact, homeowners of the Saltbox won't have to sacrifice having friends over or entertaining.