A heat pump water heater draws only minimal energy from the grid, getting most of its heat energy from the air around it – even in colder climates!
Hybrid Heat Pump Water Heaters
Switching to a heat pump water heater can save about 2,417 tons of CO2 or 7% of a standard household’s emissions per year.
Electrification Makes a Big Difference
Eliminating emissions from water heating through electrification would be equivalent to removing 30 million cars and trucks from our roads.
Standard Water Heaters vs. Hybrid Water Heaters
Standard Water Heaters
Standard hot water heaters either draw all of their energy from the grid or burn fossil fuels, such as natural gas or propane, directly. Natural gas water heaters can be very efficient but the CO₂ emissions of a tankless natural gas water heater are still 10x higher than a heat pump water heater.
Hybrid Water Heaters
With a heat pump hot water heater, most of the energy used is drawn from the air around it, so only a tiny fraction of energy is drawn from the grid. This greatly reduces the CO₂ emissions associated with water heating and can mean significant dollar savings as well.