Now you’ve heard of sump pumps and bilge pumps, both for getting rid of water you DON'T want. Well, these heat pumps are for bringing in heat that you DO want, or for getting rid of heat in summah.

Heat Pump Blog Posts

Maine's Conversation About Heat Pumps

Heat pumps are an appliance that will be found in more and more Maine homes and businesses as we transition to cleaner energy technologies, such as geo-exchange heat systems. Read on to learn more about them.

Geothermal heat pump system with water-to-air ducting

GEO heat pump with water-to-air ducting, photo courtesy of Water Energy Distributors.

 
 
03/11/2017 - 5:45pm

On March 3, 2017, the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine hosted a forum in Augusta, entitled, “Playing Matchmaker- Aligning Energy Challenges with Compatible Policies”. The forum addressed the following questions: What are the most important energy challenges facing the State of Maine?

02/20/2017 - 3:28pm

 New England Grassroots Environment Fund logoThe New England Grassroots Environment Fund is offering Grow Grants of up to $3,500 for community sustainability initiatives across New England and the application deadline for this round is March 15, 2017. 

12/11/2016 - 12:56pm

Nathan Smith Darrell Henry Jason Smith and David Meyer speak on energy policy panel at E2Tech Expo 2016 photo by Kay MannOn November 17, 2016, E2Tech hosted its second annual expo at the University of Southern Maine in Portland.

11/13/2016 - 1:54pm

heat pump water heater diagram courtesy of US Energy DepartmentEach year, thousands of Mainers buy heat pump water heaters.

11/13/2016 - 1:23pm

Image from 2015 E2Tech Expo courtesy of E2TechThe second annual E2TECH EXPO on November 17 will be the premier energy event of the year! The U.S.

07/17/2016 - 7:18pm

Solar panels atop the main lodge at Ocean View at Falmouth image Courtesy of Revision EnergyOn June 8, 2016, OceanView at Falmouth Retirement Community hosted an energy forum entitled, “The Right Mix: Envisioning our Energy Future,” featur

07/09/2016 - 12:13pm

Greg Dugal President and CEO of the Maine Innkeepers Association and Maine Restaurant Association photo by Kay MannOn June 8, 2016, the Environment and Energy Technology Council (E2Tech) hosted a forum entitled, “Sustainability in Maine's Tourism Industry”.

04/05/2016 - 11:56am

2016 Northeast Indoor Air Quality and Energy ConferenceHow important is the quality of the air you breathe to you? Do you know how improvements in a building’s energy efficiency can impact the quality of the air inside?

12/26/2015 - 11:38am

greater portland council of governments logo courtesy of gpcogAre you interested in learning more about the many benefits that renewable energy can provide to your farm or business and finding some grant money to get you started?

11/22/2015 - 5:07pm

Suzanne MacDonald Energy Director of the Island Energy Institute photo by Kay MannOn November 6, 2015, the Island Institute of Rockland, Maine held its annual Isla