best option for space heating/DHW in the southwest
Hi, I’ve been digging through all of the articles on (dead)solar thermal, pv, heat pumps and feeling some analysis paralysis on choosing a green solution for space heating/DHW.
My question is for a year round sunny location like Santa Fe, NM where space heating is needed but cooling from a mini split is not needed (for me at least) is PV with electric water heater and mini split still the best choice? My preference would be for some form of radiant heat. I’m assuming any house here will be under-insulated and also in need of new DHW/heat solution so I would be starting from scratch. I know this is a broad question but most of the info I’ve read here has been geared to more hot/humid climates with less sun.
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