Ground Source Heat Pump Domestic Hot Water efficiency
I understand that a desuperheater captures the heat that is naturally lost by running the heat pump. Is it capable of supplying all the domestic hot water in a typical home? Does this mean that it is essentially using 'free' energy and the Energy Factor of this DHW system is infinity (ignoring pump consumption)?
Posted Apr 18, 2013 2:23 PM ET
Edited Apr 18, 2013 2:31 PM ET
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I have a 800 sq ft home in Asheville,NC and am looking to put on a 550 sq ft addition. I have looking into all options of radiant floor heat vs mini splits for our heating and get stuck between preference and practicality. I am adding three floors with e